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- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 15.13
Musiker, Schauspieler, Kultfigur, Hamburger Pudelclubbesitzer - und inzwischen auch Autor. In den Medien wird Rocko Schamoni, geb. Tobias Albrecht, seit bereits 15 Jahren mal mehr, mal weniger wohlwollend rezipiert. Mit seinem Anspruch, ?anders zu sein als die anderen?, versucht Rocko Schamoni sich einer Kategorisierung zu entziehen. Nun wird es Zeit,... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 35.68
Mit dem Begriff »Geschlecht« rückt eine Dimension humaner Verfasstheit in den Blick, die in vielfältigster Weise Gegenstand unterschiedlicher literarischer, linguistischer, psychologischer oder auch soziologischer Zuschreibungen war und ist. Dieser Band greift zentrale Aspekte des Forschungsfeldes auf und vermittelt interdisziplinäre Einblicke nicht... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
With the very real possibility of nuclear war looming on the horizon from 1945 to the early 1960s, both federal and local governments took on the responsibility of educating Americans on how to survive the expected blasts, residual fallout, and radiation poisoning. Duck and cover drills, bomb shelters, and evacuation plans became an integral part of... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 30.27
A lot of academic writing on Mod culture has focused on the Mods' emergence in London in the late 1950s and their cultural practices. And it has also dealt with the role of the tabloid papers in creating an unprecedented hysteria, when Mods and Rockers attacked each other at English seaside resorts on Easter and Whitsun 1964. The participants' opinions,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95
Critical Race Theory provides a framework for exploring racism in society, taking into account the role of institutions and drawing on the experiences of those affected. Applied to the world of sport, this framework can reveal the underlying social mores and institutionalised prejudices that have helped perpetuate those racial stereotypes particular... more...
- University of California Press 1988; US$ 36.95
The fear of the subversive has governed American politics, from the racial conflicts of the early republic to the Hollywood anti-Communism of Ronald Reagan. Political monsters?the Indian cannibal, the black rapist, the demon rum, the bomb-throwing anarchist, the many-tentacled Communist conspiracy, the agents of international terrorism?are familiar... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00
While some see the Miss American Pageant as hokey vestige of another era, many remain enthralled by the annual Atlantic City event. And whether you love it or hate it, no one can deny the impact the contest has had on American popular culture-indeed, many reality television shows seem to have taken cues from the pageant. Founded in 1921, the Miss America... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70
Hip Hop and rap music are the target of ongoing criticism. Both are frequently accused of being misogynous and glorifying violence, drug consumption and crime. In this book Andreas Jakob attempts to paint a more differentiated picture of Hip Hop culture. In doing so, he touches upon diverse aspects of this multi-faceted phenomenon: Readers learn about... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95
Bringing together fourteen new essays by leading scholars, You Should See Yourself examines the fluctuating representations of Jewishness in a variety of areas of popular culture and high art, including literature, the media, film, theater, music, dance, painting, photography, and comedy. Contributors explore the evolution that has taken place... more...