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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.


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 riveting and revealing look at the shows that helped cable television drama emerge as the signature art form of the twenty-first century.

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


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...


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,...


Brutal Intimacy: Analyzing Contemporary French Cinema

by Tim Palmer

A major survey of contemporary French cinema’s leading films and filmmakers


Modeling Dyadic and Interdependent Data in the Developmental and Behavioral Sciences

by Noel A Card & James P Selig

This book reviews methods of conceptualizing, measuring, and analyzing interdependent data in developmental and behavioral sciences. Quantitative and developmental experts describe best practices for modeling...


Arnheim for Film and Media Studies

by Scott Higgins

Rudolf Arnheim (1904-2007) was a pioneering figure in film studies, best known for his landmark book on silent cinema Film as Art. He ultimately became more famous as a scholar in the fields of art and art history,...


Television and New Media

by Jennifer Gillan

Television and New Media introduces students to the ways that new media technologies have transformed contemporary television production, distribution, and reception practices. Drawing upon recent examples including...


Elsewhere, Within Here

by Trinh T Minh-ha

Elsewhere, Within Here is an engaging look at travel across national borders--as a foreigner, a tourist, an immigrant, a refugee-in a pre- and post-9/11 world. Who is welcome where? What does it mean to feel...


Scorpion Tongues New and Updated Edition: Gossip, Celebrity, And American Politics

by Gail Collins

From Thomas Jefferson to William Jefferson Clinton, Scorpion Tongues is a popular history of gossip in American politics. Complete with wickedly delightful anecdotes of major and minor politicians and entertainers...


Strategic Spatial Projects

by Stijn Oosterlynck & Jef VanDenBroeck

This book presents four years of case study research and theoretical discussions on strategic spatial projects in Europe and North America. It takes the position that there is an urgent need to develop a mode...


Populist Nationalism in Pre-War Japan

by Leslie R Oates

Nakano has received very little attention in works in English on the relevant period, as his approaches to effective power were limited while his career also lacks the violent drama associated with movements...


Global Terrorism and New Media

by Philip Seib & Dana M Janbek

Global Terrorism and New Media carefully examines the content of terrorist websites and extremist television programming to provide a comprehensive look at how terrorist groups use new media today.


Global Mobile Media

by Gerard Goggin

Global Mobile Media offers an overview of the complex topic of mobile media, looking at the emerging industry structures, new media economies, mobile media cultures and network politics of mobiles as they move...


Cognitive Poetics and Cultural Memory

by Mikhail Gronas

In this volume, Gronas addresses the full range of psychological, social, and historical issues that bear on the mnemonic existence of modern literary works, particularly Russian literature. He focuses on the...


Introduction to Communication Studies

by John Fiske

Fiske's essential text aims to equip the reader with a range of methods of analysing examples of communication in our society, together with a critical awareness of the theories underpinning them.


Television Culture

by John Fiske

A comprehensive introduction to television studies. Fiske analyzes both the economic and cultural aspects of television and investigates it in terms of both theory and text based criticism.


Ads, Fads, and Consumer Culture: Advertising's Impact on American Character and Society

by Arthur Asa Berger

Now in its fourth edition, the popular Ads, Fads, and Consumer Culture is an engaging cultural studies critique of contemporary advertising and its impacts on American society. Arthur Asa Berger looks at marketing...


Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (and a Few You Love to Hate)

by Inc. Turner Classic Movies & Richard Corliss

With a foreword written by Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher, and sidebar essays by Eva Marie Saint, Illeana Douglas, Jane Powell, Sam Robards, and Tippi Hedren, this book is packed with an incredible...