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Taking Liberties: Gender, Transgressive Patriotism, and Polish Drama, 1786-1989

by Halina Filipowicz

As narrow, nationalist views of patriotic allegiance have become widespread and are routinely invoked to justify everything from flag-waving triumphalism to xenophobic bigotry, the concept of a nonnationalist...


News and Politics: The Rise of Live and Interpretive Journalism

by Stephen Cushion

News and Politics critically examines television news bulletins - still the primary source of information for most people - and asks whether the wider pace and immediacy of 24-hour news culture has influenced...


Sexuality in Role-Playing Games

by Ashley ML Brown

Role-playing games offer a chance to pretend, make believe, and share fantasy. They often invoke heavy themes into their game play: morality, violence, politics, spirituality, or sexuality. Although interesting...


Boundaries of Journalism: Professionalism, Practices and Participation

by Matt Carlson & Seth C. Lewis

The concept of boundaries has become a central theme in the study of journalism. In recent years, the decline of legacy news organizations and the rise of new interactive media tools have thrust such questions...


Double Burden: Black Women and Everyday Racism: Black Women and Everyday Racism

by Yanick St Jean & Joe R Feagin

Studies of contemporary black women are rare and scattered, and are often extensions of a legacy beginning in the 19th century that characterized black women as domineering matriarchs, prostitutes, or welfare...


Hollywood Action Films and Spatial Theory

by Nick Jones

This book applies the discourse of the so-called 'spatial turn' to popular contemporary cinema, in particular the action sequences of twenty-first century Hollywood productions. Tackling a variety of spatial...


The Foundations of Organizational Evil

by Carole L. Jurkiewicz

Numerous reprehensible corporate, governmental, and nonprofit activities over recent years have highlighted the existence of organizational evil. Unlike other works on the topic, this book fully develops the...


Film and the American Presidency

by Jeff Menne & Christian B. Long

The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume...


Turkmenistan: Strategies of Power, Dilemmas of Development: Strategies of Power, Dilemmas of Development

by Sébastien Peyrouse

This book is the first comprehensive introduction to contemporary Turkmenistan in English.


How to Market Books

by Alison Baverstock

'Baverstock is to book marketing what Gray is to anatomy; the undisputed champion.' Richard Charkin, Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing and President Elect of the International Publishers Association...


Invisible Stars: A Social History of Women in American Broadcasting

by Donna Halper

Invisible Stars was the first book to recognize that women have always played an important part in American electronic media. The emphasis is on social history, as the author skillfully explains how the changing...


Approaches to Media Literacy: A Handbook: A Handbook

by Art Silverblatt, Jane Ferry & Barbara Finan

Completely updated, with current examples and new coverage of digital media, this popular handbook provides a range of qualitative approaches that enable students to effectively decipher information conveyed...


Genre Studies in Mass Media: A Handbook: A Handbook

by Art Silverblatt

The study of various types of programming is essential for critical analysis of the media and also offers revealing perspectives on society's cultural values, preoccupations, behavior, and myths. This handbook...


Governing the Metropolitan Region: America's New Frontier: 2014: America's New Frontier

by David Y Miller & Raymond Cox

This text is aimed at the basic local government management course (upper division or graduate) that addresses the structural, political and management issues associated with regional and metropolitan government....


The Arts Management Handbook: New Directions for Students and Practitioners: New Directions for Students and Practitioners

by Meg Brindle & Constance DeVereaux

Whether the art form is theater, dance, music, festival, or the visual arts and galleries, the arts manager is the liaison between the artists and their audience. Bringing together the insights of educators...


British Historical Cinema

by Claire Monk & Amy Sargeant

Films recreating or addressing 'the past' - recent or distant, actual or imagined - have been a mainstay of British cinema since the silent era. From Elizabeth to Carry On Up The Khyber, and from the heritage-film...


Theorizing Culture: Critique

by Barbara Adam & Stuart Allan

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Photography, History, Difference

by Tanya Sheehan

Thinking differently about photography and its histories


Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice: A Treatise, Critique, and Call to Action

by J.F. Martel

Part treatise, part critique, part call to action, Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice is a journey into the uncanny realities revealed to us in the great works of art of the past and present.

Received opinion...


Manufacturing the News

by Mark Fishman

There is little argument that mass media news projects a particular point of view. The question is how that bias is formed. Most media critics look to the attitudes of reporters and editors, the covert news...