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  • Media, Culture and Societyby Paul Hodkinson

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 54.00

    A popular, student-friendly introduction to the interdisciplinary fields of media, culture and society. A cutting edge book aimed at large, introductory undergradute courses in media, communication, cultural studies, and sociology departments. more...

  • Positive Body Imageby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Body image can be influenced by a complex interaction of factors ranging between a person’s individual thoughts, beliefs, feelings and behaviours regarding their own body, and their perception of what counts as the ideal body within their own social and cultural environment, and in the media. This book explains body dissatisfaction and eating... more...

  • Cuba in the Special Periodby Ariana Hernandez-Reguant

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 37.00

    This collection examines Cuban cultural production during the Special Period of the 1990s, following the collapse of the Soviet Bloc. Contributors address the cultural forms; and the associated ethics and practices of labour, leisure, and bureaucratic organization that arose in the transformation of the socialist cultural infrastructure. more...

  • Die Kultur und ihre Narrative: Eine Einführung (German Edition)by Wolfgang Mller-Funk

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    Der Autor bietet eine Gesamtansicht eines großen Themas und zugleich einer analytischen Methode zur Erfassung von Kulturen: Erzählung und Erzählen. Im Gefolge der kulturellen Wende in Human- und Sozialwissenschaften kommt den Theorien des Narrativen eine ganz neue und maßgebliche Bedeutung zu, die im Werk ausführlich erläutert werden. Im angewandten... more...

  • Conceptualizing Cultureby David Griffith

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    Culture study is increasingly becoming a leading theory in international marketing research, this special issue examines the role of culture within marketing theory and practice. Debates such as whether consumer cultures are globalizing, glocalizing or localizing; and the validity of different operationalizations of cultural and institutional distance... more...

  • Culture in Minds and Societiesby Jaan Valsiner

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 75.00

    Culture in Minds and Societies makes a decisive break from the post-modernist. theoretical framework that considers knowledge as local and situation-specific. and restores the goal of construction of general knowledge to the social sciences. While recognizing the uniqueness of all human personal experience from birth to. death, it emphasizes the universality... more...

  • Bridging Worlds Conference, Singapore, October 2008by Lucy Tedd

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    Contains a selection of papers based on presentations made at the Bridging Worlds conference organised by the National Library of Singapore in October 2008. The Bridging Worlds conference was aimed at information/knowledge/culture professionals and educators, and according to its website ( it focused “on how the information,... more...

  • Körpermitteby Tina Ebbing

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 27.76

    Das komische Gefühl im Bauch, der »Nabel« der Welt oder der Waschbrettbauch ? unsere Bilder vom Bauch sind in höchstem Maße kulturell geprägt und damit zugleich Ausdruck von Normen, Werten und Weltbildern. Tina Ebbing schildert Körperbilder und -praktiken seit der Frühen Neuzeit, wie sie in Alltags- und Populärkultur präsent waren und sind. Zur Sprache... more...

  • Grenzen der Homogenisierungby Nicole Mayer-Ahuja

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 39.79

    »The world is flat!« ? So lautet eine Gegenwartsdiagnose, die transnationale Konzerne als Wegbereiter globaler Homogenisierung feiert. Nicole Mayer-Ahuja zeigt, dass dieser Homogenisierung Grenzen gesetzt sind. Die Analyse der Softwareprogrammierungsbranche in Deutschland und Indien verdeutlicht, wie markant sich Unternehmensstrategien und Arbeitskraftnutzung... more...