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  • Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Gamesby Kathrin Fahlenbrach

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In cognitive research, metaphors have been shown to help us imagine complex, abstract, or invisible ideas, concepts, or emotions. Contributors to this book argue that metaphors occur not only in language, but in audio visual media well. This is all the more evident in entertainment media, which strategically "sell" their products by addressing their... more...

  • Medienritualeby Kathrin Fahlenbrach; Ingrid Brück; Anne Bartsch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 39.70

    Massenmedien sind in unserer Gesellschaft ein zentraler Ort moderner Rituale. Zum einen bedienen sich Akteure des öffentlichen Lebens der Medien als Forum ritueller Selbstinszenierung: Politiker, Kirchenvertreter oder soziale Bewegungen - sie alle nutzen die rituelle Macht der Medien, um ihre Botschaften wirkungsmächtig zu verbreiten. Daneben haben... more...

  • Media and Revoltby Kathrin Fahlenbrach; Erling Sivertsen; Rolf Werenskjold

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    In what ways have social movements attracted the attention of the mass media since the sixties? How have activists influenced public attention via visual symbols, images, and protest performances in that period? And how do mass media cover and frame specific protest issues? Drawing on contributions from media scholars, historians, and sociologists,... more...

  • Protest Culturesby Kathrin Fahlenbrach; Martin Klimke; Joachim Scharloth

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    Protest is a ubiquitous and richly varied social phenomenon, one that finds expression not only in modern social movements and political organizations but also in grassroots initiatives, individual action, and creative works. It constitutes a distinct cultural domain, one whose symbolic content is regularly deployed by media and advertisers, among... more...

  • The Establishment Respondsby Kathrin Fahlenbrach; Martin Klimke; Joachim Scharloth; Laura Wong

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 35.00

    Protest movements have been analyzed widely by several disciplines in recent decades,but the larger repercussions they caused in social institutions and international affairs have largely been neglected. This volume fills this gap by examining the many ways in which political parties, the business world, foreign policymakers, and the intelligence... more...

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