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In Remembrance of Emmett Till: Regional Stories and Media Responses to the Black Freedom Struggle

by Darryl Mace

On August 28, 1955, fourteen-year-old Chicago native Emmett Till was brutally beaten to death for allegedly flirting with a white woman at a grocery store in Money, Mississippi. Roy Bryant and J. W. Milam were...


In Remembrance of Emmett Till: Regional Stories and Media Responses to the Black Freedom Struggle

by Darryl Mace

On August 28, 1955, fourteen-year-old Chicago native Emmett Till was brutally beaten to death for allegedly flirting with a white woman at a grocery store in Money, Mississippi. Roy Bryant and J. W. Milam were...


The Unleashed Scandal: The End of Control in the Digital Age

by Bernhard Poerksen & Hanne Detel

In an age of ubiquitous digital media and permanent mutual observation scandals are omnipresent. Everybody can release them, everybody can become their victim. Videos on mobile phones terminate careers, Twitter...


Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World

by Anya Schiffrin

Crusading journalists from Sinclair Lewis to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have played a central role in American politics: checking abuses of power, revealing corporate misdeeds, and exposing government corruption....


Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

by Andrea Miller, Shearon Roberts & Victoria LaPoe

Along the Gulf Coast, history is often referenced as pre-Katrina or post-Katrina. However, the natural disaster that appalled the world in 2005 has been joined by another catastrophe, this one man-made--the...


Strategic Spatial Projects

by Stijn Oosterlynck & Jef VanDenBroeck

This book presents four years of case study research and theoretical discussions on strategic spatial projects in Europe and North America. It takes the position that there is an urgent need to develop a mode...


Populist Nationalism in Pre-War Japan

by Leslie R Oates

Nakano has received very little attention in works in English on the relevant period, as his approaches to effective power were limited while his career also lacks the violent drama associated with movements...


McLuhan for Beginners

by W. Terrence Gordon & Susan Willmarth

Marshall McLuhan was one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of the 20th century. He was so far ahead of his time that he predicted the future and offered a critique of human behavior in a media saturated...


Global Terrorism and New Media

by Philip Seib & Dana M Janbek

Global Terrorism and New Media carefully examines the content of terrorist websites and extremist television programming to provide a comprehensive look at how terrorist groups use new media today.


Global Mobile Media

by Gerard Goggin

Global Mobile Media offers an overview of the complex topic of mobile media, looking at the emerging industry structures, new media economies, mobile media cultures and network politics of mobiles as they move...


Cognitive Poetics and Cultural Memory

by Mikhail Gronas

In this volume, Gronas addresses the full range of psychological, social, and historical issues that bear on the mnemonic existence of modern literary works, particularly Russian literature. He focuses on the...


Introduction to Communication Studies

by John Fiske

Fiske's essential text aims to equip the reader with a range of methods of analysing examples of communication in our society, together with a critical awareness of the theories underpinning them.


Television Culture

by John Fiske

A comprehensive introduction to television studies. Fiske analyzes both the economic and cultural aspects of television and investigates it in terms of both theory and text based criticism.


Globalization and Media: Global Village of Babel

by Jack Lule

This lively and accessible book argues for the central role of media in understanding globalization. Indeed, Jack Lule convincingly shows that globalization could not have occurred without media. From earliest...


DIY Style: Fashion, Music and Global Digital Cultures

by Brent Luvaas

Through rich ethnographic detail and cutting-edge theory, DIY Style tells the fascinating story of an international do-it-yourself (DIY) movement through a major case study of the "indie" music and fashion scene...


British Propaganda and Wars of Empire: Influencing Friend and Foe 1900-2010

by Christopher Tuck & Greg Kennedy

In order to provide a better understanding of the shifting nature of influence, this volume looks at how the British government employed various forms of persuasion to achieve its goals across the twentieth...


The Out-of-Home Immersive Entertainment Frontier: Expanding Interactive Boundaries in Leisure Facilities

by Kevin Williams & Michael Mascioni

Digital Out of Home Entertainment is transforming the customer experience in shops, cinemas, museums; almost any environment where consumers are congregating. This book provides a 'state of play' exploration...


Countercultures and Popular Music

by Sheila Whiteley & Jedediah Sklower

'Counterculture' emerged as a term in the late 1960s and has been re-deployed in more recent decades in relation to other forms of cultural and socio-political phenomena. This volume provides an essential new...


Female Masochism in Film: Sexuality, Ethics and Aesthetics

by Ruth McPhee

Responses to heterosexual female masochism have ranged from neglect in theories that focus predominantly or only upon masochistic sexuality within male subjects, to condemnation from feminists who regard it...


Challenging Myths of Masculinity: Understanding Physical Cultures

by Lee F. Monaghan & Michael Atkinson

Drawing on extensive field research conducted in North America and Britain over a twenty year period, this book challenges masculine myth making. Mindful of a rich sociological tradition that seeks to understand...