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W.E.B. Du Bois on Race and Culture

by Bernard W. Bell, Emily R. Grosholz & James B. Stewart

Interpreting Du Bois' thoughts on race and culture in a broadly philosophical sense, this volume assembles original essays by some of today's leading scholars in a critical dialogue on different important theoretical...


The Weight of Images: Affect, Body Image and Fat in the Media

by Katariina Kyrölä

The Weight of Images explores the ways in which media images can train their viewers' bodies. Proposing a shift away from an understanding of spectatorship as being constituted by acts of the mind, this book...


Children's Games in the New Media Age: Childlore, Media and the Playground

by Andrew Burn & Chris Richards

Conceived to explore the relationship between children's vernacular play cultures and their media-based play, this collection challenges two popular misconceptions: that children's play is dying out and that...


Inside Magazine Publishing

by David Stam & Andrew Scott

Inside Magazine Publishing is an engaging and practically-focused textbook exploring all aspects of the contemporary magazine industry. Editors David Stam and Andrew Scott present a detailed analysis of the...


Lifestyle Journalism

by Folker Hanusch

Lifestyle journalism has experienced enormous growth in the media over the past two decades, but scholars in the fields of journalism and communication studies have so far paid relatively little attention to...


The Machine in Me: An Anthropologist Sits Among Computer Engineers

by Gary Lee Downey

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Applied Organizational Communication: Principles and Pragmatics for Future Practice

by Thomas E. Harris

Applied Organizational Communication provides a current, in-depth analysis of the theories and practices critical to understanding organizational communication concepts in a global environment. Exploring the...


The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice

by Stuart C. Brown & Theresa Jarnagi Enos

The role of the writing program administrator is one of diverse activities and challenges, and preparation for the position has traditionally come through performing the job itself. As a result, uninitiated...


Speaking Our Minds: Conversations with the People Behind Landmark First Amendment Cases

by Joseph Russomanno

Tinker. R.A.V. Ollman. Hustler-Falwell. Reno-ACLU. Nebraska Press Association. These names are synonymous with contemporary First Amendment litigation. To explore these landmark cases more deeply, author Joseph...


Global Entertainment Media: Content, Audiences, Issues

by Anne Cooper-Chen

Global Entertainment Media offers a unique perspective on entertainment media worldwide. As one of the first comprehensive books to address entertainment mass media worldwide, it addresses students as TV watchers...


Gauchos and Foreigners: Glossing Culture and Identity in the Argentine Countryside

by Ariana Huberman

In Ariana Huberman's manuscript titled Gauchos and Foreigners: Glossing Culture and Identity in the Argentine Countryside, she discusses the relationship between the gaucho figure and the 'foreigner' in Argentine...


Courtesans at Table: Gender and Greek Literary Culture in Athenaeus

by Laura McClure

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Wild/Lives: Trickster, Place and Liminality on Screen

by Terrie Waddell

Wild/lives draws on myth, popular culture and analytical psychology to trace the machinations of 'trickster' in contemporary film and television. This archetypal energy traditionally gravitates toward liminal...


Film After Jung: Post-Jungian Approaches to Film Theory

by Greg Singh

Popular film as a medium of communication, expression and storytelling has proved one of the most durable and fascinating cultural forms to emerge during the twentieth century, and has long been the object of...


Media Entertainment: The Psychology of Its Appeal

by Dolf Zillmann & Peter Vorderer

This collection represents a systematic exploration of media entertainment from an academic perspective. Editors Zillmann and Vorderer have assembled scholars from psychology, sociology, and communication to...


The First Texas News Barons

by Patrick Cox

Newspaper publishers played a crucial role in transforming Texas into a modern state. By promoting expanded industrialization and urbanization, as well as a more modern image of Texas as a southwestern, rather...


Harry Reasoner: A Life in the News

by Douglass K. Daniel

Harry Reasoner was one of the most trusted and well-liked journalists of the golden age of network television news. Whether anchoring the evening newscast on CBS in the 1960s or on ABC in the 1970s, providing...


Latin Politics, Global Media

by Elizabeth Fox & Silvio Waisbord

The globalization of media industries that began during the 1980s and 1990s occurred at the same time as the establishment of or return to democratic forms of government in many Latin American countries. In...


10/40/70: Constraint as Liberation in the Era of Digital Film Theory

by Nicholas Rombes

A bold experiment in film theory for the digital era.


Who Let the Blogs Out?

by Biz Stone & Wil Wheaton

Blogs--or weblogs--are a huge phenomenon on the internet. From ultra-personal diary entries to specialized information on a wide variety of subjects (teen ranting to presidential campaigns), blogs are the new...