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The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography

by Wendy Maltz & Larry Maltz

Breaking the silence, removing the shame

In this highly acclaimed recovery guide, renowned sex and relationship therapists Wendy and Larry Maltz shed new light on the compelling nature and destructive power of...


Mind Candy

by Lawrence Watt-Evans

Over the years, in a variety of venues, Lawrence Watt-Evans has turned his sharp, analytical, and slightly crazed mind to everything from weaponized poetry to why the Enterprise doesn't have seatbelts, and everyone...


Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From The Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad

by Brett Martin

A revealing look at the shows that helped TV emerge as the signature art form of the twenty-first century

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the landscape of television began an unprecedented transformation....


The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption

by Clay A. Johnson

The modern human animal spends upwards of 11 hours out of every 24 in a state of constant consumption. Not eating, but gorging on information ceaselessly spewed from the screens and speakers we hold dear. Just...


Pop Goes Korea: Behind the Revolution in Movies, Music, and Internet Culture

by Mark James Russell

How Korea became a surprise entertainment and Internet powerhouse: a guide to the innovators, stars, and the emerging new media.


Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media

by Edward S. Herman & Noam Chomsky

An intellectual dissection of the modern media to show how an underlying economics of publishing warps the news.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


Information War: American Propaganda, Free Speech and Opinion Control Since 9-11

by Nancy Snow & Greg Palast

In Information War, former United States Information Agency employee Nancy Snow describes how U.S. propaganda efforts and covert operations are expanding more rapidly today than at any other time in U.S. history,...


Photography, History, Difference

by Tanya Sheehan

Thinking differently about photography and its histories


Critical Theory and the Digital

by David M. Berry

This Critical Theory and Contemporary Society volume offers an original analysis of the role of the digital in today's society. It rearticulates critical theory by engaging it with the challenges of the digital...


Cybertext Poetics: The Critical Landscape of New Media Literary Theory

by Markku Eskelinen

The book uses cybertext theory and ludology to solve several persistent problems in the fields of literary theory, narratology, game studies, and digital media.


Sex Scandals in American Politics: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Construction and Aftermath of Contemporary Political Sex Scandals

by Alison Dagnes

A collection of essays that examine the construction, disgrace, and consequences of political sex scandals from various academic disciplines.


Liberal Democracies at War: Conflict and Representation

by Andrew Knapp & Hilary Footitt

Liberal democracies have always accepted the need to go to war, despite the fact that war can undermine liberal values. Wars may be won or lost, not only on the battlefield, but in the perceptions of the publics...


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...


The Inter American Press Association: Its Fight for Freedom of the Press, 1926-1960

by Mary A. Gardner

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has been a pioneer in the concept of an inter-American professional, independent, and self-sufficient pressure group that acts on its own initiative and subsists on...


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...


Sport, Gender and Power: The Rise of Roller Derby

by Adele Pavlidis & Simone Fullagar

As a new breed of lifestyle sport enthusiasts 'derby grrrls' are pushing the boundaries of gender as they negotiate the nexus of pleasure, pain and power relations. Offering a socio-cultural analysis of the...


Our Children and Other Animals: The Cultural Construction of Human-Animal Relations in Childhood

by Matthew Cole & Kate Stewart

Focusing on the socialization of the human use of other animals as resources in contemporary Western society, this book explores the cultural reproduction of human-nonhuman animal relations in childhood. With...


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...


Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous

by Gabriella Coleman

Here is the ultimate book on the worldwide movement of hackers, pranksters, and activists that operates under the non-name Anonymous, by the writer the Huffington Post says “knows all of Anonymous’ deepest,...


Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture: Movements in Irish Landscapes

by Diane Sabenacio Nititham & Rebecca Boyd

Using an interdisciplinary and transhistorical framework this book examines the cultural, material, and symbolic articulations of Irish migration relationships from the medieval period through to the contemporary...