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  • Women and Men As Friendsby Michael Monsour

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 48.95

    This monograph studies women and men as friends from a developmental perspective. Women and Men as Friends examines cross-sex friendships from early childhood through old age, then summarizes the findings and offers recommendations on how friendship between males and females can be encouraged throughout the life span. In each chapter three themes... more...

  • Balkan Holocausts?by David Bruce Macdonald

    Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 74.95

    Comparing and contrasting Serbian and Croatian propaganda from 1986 to 1999, this text analyses each group's contemporary interpretations of history and current events, offering a discussion of holocaust imagery and the history of victim-centred writing in nationalist theory. more...

  • Broadcast Television Effects in A Remote Communityby Tony Charlton; Barrie Gunter; Andrew Hannan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    This book reports findings from a major, multidisciplinary study of the impact of broadcast television on the remote island community of St. Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. Broadcast television was introduced to the island for the first time in March 1995. This introduction represented a major event on the island, whose only televisual experience... more...

  • Children's Learning From Educational Televisionby Shalom M. Fisch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    At its best, educational television can provide children with enormous opportunities and can serve as a window to new experiences, enrich academic knowledge, enhance attitudes and motivation, and nurture social skills. This volume documents the impact of educational television in a variety of subject areas and proposes mechanisms to explain its effects.... more...

  • Critical Cyberculture Studiesby David Silver; Adrienne Massanari; Steve Jones

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 22.95

    Starting in the early 1990s, journalists and scholars began responding to and trying to take account of new technologies and their impact on our lives. By the end of the decade, the full-fledged study of cyberculture had arrived. Today, there exists a large body of critical work on the subject, with cutting-edge studies probing beyond the mere existence... more...

  • Daisy Petals and Mushroom Cloudsby Robert Mann

    LSU Press 2011; US$ 18.95

    In this thought-provoking and highly readable book, Robert Mann provides a concise, engaging study of the ?Daisy Girl? spot, which helped usher presidential campaign advertising into the modern era. Commissioned by Johnson?s campaign and aired only once during Johnson?s 1964 presidential contest against Barry Goldwater, the spot remains an iconic piece... more...

  • Desperately Seeking the Audienceby Ien Ang

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Millions of people all over the world are avid members of the television audience. Yet, despite the central place television occupies in contemporary culture, our understanding of its complex and dynamic role in everyday life remains surprisingly limited. Focusing on the television audience, Ien Ang asks why we understand so little about its nature,... more...

  • Environmental Risks and the Mediaby Barbara Adam; Stuart Allan; Cynthia Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Environmental Risks and the Media explores the ways in which environmental risks, threats and hazards are represented, transformed and contested by the media. At a time when popular conceptions of the environment as a stable, natural world with which humanity interferes are being increasingly contested, the medias methods of encouraging audiences... more...

  • Environmentalism and the Mass Mediaby Graham Chapman; Caroline Fraser; Ivor Gaber; Keval Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 79.95

    The mass media in different countries reflects dominant concerns of contemporary societies. Ideas of `environmentalism' are often broad and imprecise, holding neither meaning nor currency. Environmentalism and Mass Media sheds new light on the diverse ideas of `environmentalism', the way environmental ideas circulate, and public reaction to environmental... more...

  • Foreign Newsby Ulf Hannerz

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    Foreign News gives us a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look into the practices of the global tribe we call foreign correspondents. Exploring how they work, Ulf Hannerz also compares the ways correspondents and anthropologists report from one part of the world to another. Hannerz draws on extensive interviews with correspondents in cities as diverse... more...