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  • 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...

  • Interpersonal Communication Researchby Mike Allen; Raymond W. Preiss; Barbara Mae Gayle; Nancy Burrell

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 72.95

    This exceptional collection--a compilation of meta-analyses related to issues in interpersonal communication--provides an expansive review of existing interpersonal communication research. Incorporating a wide variety of topics related to interpersonal communication, including couples and safe sex, parent-child communication, argumentativeness, and... more...

  • Global Sexby Dennis Altman

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 20.00

    Global Sex is the first major work to take on the globalization of sexuality, examining the ways in which desire and pleasure?as well as ideas about gender, political power, and public health?are framed, shaped, or commodified by a global economy in which more and more cultures move into ever-closer contact. 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...

  • Documentary in the Digital Ageby Maxine Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    If you want to learn from the leading lights of today's revolution in documentary filmmaking Maxine Baker has written the guide you need to own. You'll discover the many different and innovative approaches to documentary form and style arising from the use of innovative new technology. A tribute to the mavericks of creativity, inside you will find... more...

  • Ill Effectsby Martin Barker; Julian Petley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    The influence of the media remains a contentious issue. Every time a particularly high-profile crime of violence is committed, there are those who blame the effects of the media. The familiar culprits of cinema, television, video and rock music, have now been joined, particularly in the wake of the massacre at Columbine High, by the Internet and the... more...

  • The Star Machineby Jeanine Basinger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.95

    From one of our most distinguished film scholars, comes a rich, penetrating, amusing book about the golden age of movies and how the studios worked to manufacture stars. With revelatory insights and delightful asides, Jeanine Basinger shows us how the studio ?star machine? worked when it worked, how it failed when it didn't, and how irrelevant it... more...

  • Hollywood, Interruptedby Andrew Breitbart; Mark Ebner

    Wiley 2004; US$ 25.95

    Hollywood, Interrupted is a sometimes frightening, occasionally sad, and frequently hysterical odyssey into the darkest realms of showbiz pathology, the endless stream of meltdowns and flameouts, and the inexplicable behavior on the part of show business personalities. Charting celebrities from rehab to retox, to jails, cults, institutions, near-death... more...

  • Sexual Teens, Sexual Mediaby Jane D. Brown; Jeanne R. Steele; Kim Walsh-Childers

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 55.95

    This collection explores the sexual content of U.S. mass media and its influence in the lives of adolescents. Contributors address the topic of sexuality broadly, including evidence not only about physical sex acts, but also about the role the media play in the development of gender roles, standards of beauty, courtship, and relationship norms. ... more...

  • The Nationwide Television Studiesby Charlotte Brunsdon; David Morley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95

    This book brings together for the first time David Morley and Charlotte Brunsdon's classic texts, Everyday Television: Nationwide and The Nationwide Audience . Originally published in 1978 and 1980 these two research projects combine innovative textual readings and audience analysis of the BBC's current affairs programme Nationwide . In a specially... more...