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Negotiating Group Identities in Multicultural Germany

by David Abadi

This monograph scrutinizes the media portrayals of (ethnic/religious) minorities in Germany, encompassing the fields of media sociology, media effects, political communication, multiculturalism, populism in...


Real Sex Films

by John Tulloch & Belinda Middleweek

Real Sex Films explores one of the most controversial movements in international cinema through an innovative interdisciplinary combination of theories of globalization and embodiment. Risk sociology, feminist...


Disability Media Studies

by Elizabeth Ellcessor & Bill Kirkpatrick

Introduces key ideas and offers a sense of the new frontiers and questions in the emerging field of disability media studies   Disability Media Studies articulates the formation of a new field of study, based...


Google Me

by Barbara Cassin & Michael Syrotinski

“Google is a champion of cultural democracy, but without culture and without democracy.” In this witty and polemical critique the philosopher Barbara Cassin takes aim at Google and our culture of big data....


Overload

by Bob Schieffer & H. Andrew Schwartz

From the explosion of fake news to the challenges of the 24 hour news cycle, legendary journalist Bob Schieffer examines political journalism today and those who practice it. Based on interviews with over 40...


Entertainment - Droit, Médias, Art, Culture 2017/3

by Caroline Blancheriau, Monsieur Eric Canal Forgues Alter, Mr. Harold Flegelman & Monsieur Alain Hazan et al.

Ce numéro contient notamment l'article d'analyse "Purchasing and Selling Intellectual Property Assets – The Purchase Price is not Just About Valuation", d'Harold Flegelman.


Debating Immigration in the Age of Terrorism, Polarization, and Trump

by Joshua Woods & C. Damien Arthur

This book offers a broad interdisciplinary approach to the changes in the U.S. immigration debate before and after 9/11. A nation’s reaction to foreigners has as much to do with sociology as it does with political...


Light as Experience and Imagination from Paleolithic to Roman Times

by David S. Herrstrom

This book is an interdisciplinary synthesis and interpretation about the experience of light as revealed in a wide range of art and literature from Paleolithic to Roman times. Humanistic in spirit and in its...


Carter G. Woodson

by Burnis R. Morris

This study reveals how historian Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) used the black press and modern public relations techniques to popularize black history during the first half of the twentieth century. Explanations...


Austerity as Public Mood

by Kirsten Forkert

Austerity as Public Mood explores how politicians and the media mobilise nostalgic and socially conservative ideas of work and community in order to justify cuts to public services and create divisions between...


World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech

by Franklin Foer

Franklin Foer reveals the existential threat posed by big tech, and in his brilliant polemic gives us the toolkit to fight their pervasive influence.

Over the past few decades there has been a revolution in...


Naming Adult Autism

by Dr. James McGrath

Naming Adult Autism is one of the first critiques of cultural and medical narratives of Autism to be authored by an adult diagnosed with this condition.

Autism is a ‘social disorder’, defined by interactions...


Usurping Suicide

by Professor Suman Gupta, Milena Katsarska, Theodoros A. Spyros & Mike Hajimichael

Can an individual act of suicide be socially significant, or does it present too many imponderable features?

This book examines suicide like no other. Unconcerned with the individual dispositions that lead a...


Italy beyond Gomorrah

by Floriana Bernardi

When Roberto Saviano published Gomorrah in 2006 he exposed the Camorra, an organized crime network with global reach emanating from Naples. This ground-breaking work became an international best seller, inspired...


The Dynamics of News and Indigenous Policy in Australia

by Kerry McCallum & Lisa Waller

Despite intense concern among academics and advocates, there is a deeply felt absence of scholarship on the way media reporting exacerbates rather than helps to resolve policy problems. This book offers rich...


Media and the Experience of Social Change

by Tim Markham

For centuries scholars have fretted about the gulf that exists between the enormity of historical change and the banality of people’s everyday lives. This is said to be exacerbated in our media saturated age,...


Young People, Religions and Technology in Catalonia. Blanquerna Observatory 6

by Josep Lluís Micó & Míriam Díez Bosch

Two-thirds of young Catalans assert that they subscribe to one of the 13 religions present in the territory. 93% of these young people have mobile phones; 8 out of 10 own a computer and half of them own a tablet....


New York Times Co. v. Sullivan Forty Years Later: Retrospective, Perspective, Prospective:a Special Issue of communication Law and Policy

by W. Wat Hopkins

The need to protect free speech on matters of governing importance--more than any other element of government--is the defining factor of a free society. Nowhere in the law is that prospect more clearly explained...


Writing and Learning in Cross-national Perspective: Transitions From Secondary To Higher Education

by David Foster

Despite the increasingly global implications of conversations about writing and learning, U.S. composition studies has devoted little attention to cross-national perspectives on student writing and its roles...


Traditional Media and the Internet: The Search for Viable Business Models: A Special Double Issue of the International Journal on Media Management

by Sylvia M. Chan-Olmsted

This special issue addresses the topic of Internet business models from the perspective of the traditional media sectors. The eleven special-theme articles tackle the issues of online content delivery business...