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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...


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,...


Media Power in Indonesia

by Ross Tapsell

Indonesia is undergoing a process of rapid change, with an affluent middle class due to hit 141 million people by 2020. While official statistics suggest that internet penetration is low, over 70 million Indonesians...


Celebrity Culture and the Entertainment Industry in Asia

by Vivienne Leung, Kimmy Cheng & Tommy Tse

Offering a rare insight into the world of celebrity and media in China and beyond, Celebrity Culture and the Entertainment Industry in Asia deconstructs the dynamics of “stardom” and celebrity endorsement...


Europe Faces Europe

by Johan Fornäs

How is Europe identified in narratives from its eastern periphery? This is the core question of this volume. Its chapters map narratives of Europe rooted in East Europe, as they circulate in phenomenological...


Paranoid visions

by Joseph Oldham

Paranoid Visions explores the history of the spy and conspiracy genres on British television, from 1960s Cold War series through 1980s paranoid conspiracy dramas to contemporary 'war on terror' thrillers. It...


Cosmos and the Rhetoric of Popular Science

by Karen Schroeder Sorensen

Carl Sagan’s Cosmos inspires audiences to look at the universe with new eyes and to appreciate humanity’s importance in it. Sagan’s deft use of rhetorical strategy creates an experience that pushes beyond...


The Oxford Handbook of Political Communication

by Kate Kenski & Kathleen Hall Jamieson

The scholarly field of political communication emerged in the first half of the twentieth century, amidst the turmoil of two world wars and the emergence of film, radio, and-eventually-television. As a subject...


Haunting Hands

by Kathleen M. Cumiskey & Larissa Hjorth

Haunting Hands looks closely at the consequences of digital media's ubiquitous presence in our lives, in particular the representing, sharing, and remembering of loss. From Facebook tribute pages during public...


Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman

by Anne Helen Petersen

“Petersen's gloriously bumptious, brash ode to non-conforming women suits the needs of this dark moment. Her careful examination of how we eviscerate the women who confound or threaten is crucial reading...


The Voice of America

by Mitchell Stephens

The first and definitive biography of an audacious adventurer—the most famous journalist of his time—who more than anyone invented contemporary journalism.

Tom Brokaw says: "Lowell Thomas so deserves this...


Plain Text

by Dennis Tenen

This book challenges the ways we read, write, store, and retrieve information in the digital age. Computers—from electronic books to smart phones—play an active role in our social lives. Our technological...


Entertainment - Droit, Médias, Art, Culture 2017/2

by Alexis Fournol

Découvrez le sommaire de ce numéro et l'article "Le Jihadisme au cinéma".

Discover the table of contents and the article "Jihad in the Movies".


Social Media in South India

by Shriram Venkatraman

One of the first ethnographic studies to explore use of social media in the everyday lives of people in Tamil Nadu, Social Media in South India provides an understanding of this subject in a region experiencing...


Supreme Democracy

by Richard Davis

In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Supreme Court nominations were driven by presidents, senators, and some legal community elites. Many nominations were quick processes with little Senate deliberation,...


The Online Journalism Handbook: Skills to Survive and Thrive in the Digital Age

by Paul Bradshaw

The Online Journalism Handbook has established itself globally as the leading guide to the fast moving world of digital journalism, showcasing the multiple possibilities for researching, writing and storytelling...


The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality

by Clarissa Smith, Feona Attwood & Brian McNair

The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of the ways in which sex and sexualities are mediated in modern media and everyday life.

The 40 chapters in this...


Queercore: Queer Punk Media Subculture

by Curran Nault

Queercore is a queer and punk transmedia movement that was instigated in 1980s Toronto via the pages of the underground fanzine ("zine") J.D.s. Authored by G.B. Jones and Bruce LaBruce, J.D.s. declared "civil...


Entertainment - Droit, Médias, Art, Culture 2017/1

by Mrs. Judith Andres

Découvrez le sommaire de ce premier numéro et l'article "Pourquoi une nouvelle revue ?"

Discover the table of contents of this first issue and the article "Why a New Publication?"