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Pinkoes and Traitors: The BBC and the nation, 1974-1987

by Jean Seaton

During the Margaret Thatcher years, Britain experienced mass unemployment, trade union strikes, bloody war in Northern Ireland and the Falklands, and an existential threat to its public service broadcaster,...


Internet Literature in China

by Michel Hockx

Since the 1990s, Chinese literary enthusiasts have explored new spaces for creative expression online, giving rise to a modern genre that has transformed Chinese culture and society. Ranging from the self-consciously...


Sport, Media and Society

by Eileen Kennedy & Laura Hills

Sport is an integral component of today's media, from prime-time television to interactive websites. This book is a theoretical and methodological guide to analysing sport in its diverse mediated forms. Students...


Bias in the Booth: An Insider Exposes How the Sports Media Distort the News

by Dylan Gwinn

Most of us see sports as a welcome—even blessed—relief from the challenges and frustrations of everyday life. We want to sit back, open a beer, and enjoy the game.

But many of those who bring us the game have...


Media, Propaganda and Politics in 20th-Century Japan

by The Asahi Shimbun Company, Barak Kushner & Yoichi Funabashi

This book investigates the role played by the Asahi Newspaper, one of Japan's largest daily newspapers, as a mediator of information and power during the 20th century. Members of the staff at the paper, including...


Why Current Affairs Needs Social Theory

by Rob Stones

This book will demonstrate the ability of academic social theory to provide sets of tools with which to read and interpret current affairs coverage.


Global Media Entertainment: A Critical Introduction

by Lee Artz

Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations ofcomplex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates thecrucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergenceof transitional...


Revolutions without Borders: The Call to Liberty in the Atlantic World

by Janet Polasky

Nation-based histories cannot do justice to the rowdy, radical interchange of ideas around the Atlantic world during the tumultuous years from 1776 to 1804. National borders were powerless to restrict the flow...


Driver's License

by Meredith Castile

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

A classic teenage fetish object, the American driver's license has long symbolized freedom and mobility...


Drone

by Adam Rothstein

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

Drones are in the newspaper, on the TV screen, swarming through the networks, and soon, we're told,...


Remote Control

by Caetlin Benson-Allott

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

While we all use remote controls, we understand little about their history or their impact on our daily...


Golf Ball

by Harry Brown

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

Harry Brown explores the composition, history, kinetic life, and the long deterioration of golf balls,...


Post-Object Fandom: Television, Identity and Self-narrative

by Rebecca Williams

Fandom is generally viewed as an integral part of everyday life which impacts upon how we form emotional bonds with ourselves and others in a modern, mediated world. Whilst it is inevitable for television series...


Ethnography for the Internet: Embedded, Embodied and Everyday

by Christine Hine

The internet has become embedded into our daily lives, no longer an esoteric phenomenon, but instead an unremarkable way of carrying out our interactions with one another. Online and offline are interwoven in...


Rethinking Biblical Literacy

by Katie Edwards

What do people know about the Bible, and how much do they know? The media often discusses the worrying 'decline' in biblical literacy, but what does this really mean, and how can we measure this assumed 'decline'?...


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...


Software Theory: A Cultural and Philosophical Study

by Federica Frabetti

This book engages directly in close readings of technical texts and computer code in order to show how software works. It offers an analysis of the cultural, political, and philosophical implications of software...


Youth Cultures and Subcultures: Australian Perspectives

by Sarah Baker, Brady Robards & Bob Buttigieg

This volume critically examines 'subculture' in a variety of Australian contexts, exploring the ways in which the terrain of youth cultures and subcultures has changed over the last two decades and considering...