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"Brother Soldier Back On The Front Line"

by Brother Soldier

<p>Thinking about “Coming to America”, this is the book of social commentary that you will need if you really want to acquaint yourself with life in America.</p><p>Already in America, this is the book of social commentary that allows you to ...

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(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love

Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

by Brooke Erin Duffy

<DIV><B>An illuminating investigation into a class of enterprising women aspiring to “make it” in the social media economy but often finding only unpaid work</B><BR /><BR /> Profound transformations in our digital society have brought many ...

ISBN: 9780300227666

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1968

Year of Media Decision

by Robert Snyder

Thirty years ago American political life was all relentless, painful, and confounding: the Tet Offensive brought new intensity to the Vietnam War; President Lyndon Johnson would not seek re-election; Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy ...

ISBN: 9781351535892

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9/11 Culture

by Jeffrey Melnick

<i>9/11 Culture</i> serves as a timely and accessible introduction to the complexities of American culture in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. <ul> <li>Gives balanced examinations of a broad catalogue of artifacts from film, music, photography, ...

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A Companion to Media Authorship

by Jonathan Gray & Derek Johnson

<p><i>A Companion to Media Authorship</i> offers 28 groundbreaking chapters which investigate the practices, attributions, and meanings of authorship. Revitalizing the study within media and cultural studies, this diverse and global collection ...

ISBN: 9781118495254

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A Companion to Media Fandom and Fan Studies

by Paul Booth

<p><em>A Companion to Media Fandom and Fan Studies</em> offers scholars and fans an accessible and engaging resource for understanding the rapidly expanding field of fan studies. International in scope and written by a team that includes many ...

ISBN: 9781119237204

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A Companion to Sport

by David L. Andrews & Ben Carrington

<i>A Companion to Sport</i> brings together writing by leading sports theorists and social and cultural thinkers, to explore sport as a central element of contemporary culture.<br /> <br /> <ul> <li>Positions sport as a crucial subject for ...

ISBN: 9781118325285

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A Force for Good

How the American News Media Have Propelled Positive Change

by Rodger Streitmatter

<span><span>America’s news media are relentlessly criticized as too negative, sensationalistic, profit-oriented, and biased, not to mention unpatriotic and a miserable failure at reflecting the nation’s diversity. Rodger Streitmatter makes clear

ISBN: 9781442245129

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A Geology of Media

by Jussi Parikka

<p>Media history is millions, even billions, of years old. That is the premise of this pioneering and provocative book, which argues that to adequately understand contemporary media culture we must set out from material realities that precede ...

ISBN: 9781452944579

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A Grammar of Cinepoiesis

Poetic Cameras of Italian Cinema

by Silvia Carlorosi

<p><em>Cinepoiesis</em>, or cinema of poetry, strikes us as a strange combination, a phrase we initially read as an oxymoron. Poetry is often associated with the abstract and the evocative, while cinema suggests the concrete and the visible. ...

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A History of Evil in Popular Culture: What Hannibal Lecter, Stephen King, and Vampires Reveal About America [2 volumes]

What Hannibal Lecter, Stephen King, and Vampires Reveal about America

by Sharon Packer MD & Jody Pennington

<p>Evil isn't simply an abstract theological or philosophical talking point. In our society, the idea of evil feeds entertainment, manifests in all sorts of media, and is a root concept in our collective psyche. This accessible and appealing ...

ISBN: 9780313397714

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A Private Sphere

Democracy in a Digital Age

by Zizi A. Papacharissi

<p><strong>Online technologies excite the public imagination with narratives of democratization. The Internet is a political medium, borne of democracy, but is it democratizing?</strong></p> <p>Late modern democracies are characterized by civic

ISBN: 9780745658995

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A Quick Guide to Writing Business Stories

by Joe Mathewson

<p>Business journalism is of critical importance to society, though it may appear to some that it concerns only big business and big investors. <em>A Quick Guide to Writing Business Stories</em> helps students acquire the marketable writing ...

ISBN: 9781317518280

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A Reporter's Guide to the EU

by Sigrid Melchior

<p><em>A Reporter’s Guide to the EU</em> addresses a pressing need for an effective, in-depth guide to reporting on this major governing body, offering practical advice on writing and reporting on the EU and a clear, concise breakdown of its ...

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A Theory of Regret

by Brian Price

<p>In <em>A Theory of Regret</em> Brian Price contends that regret is better understood as an important political emotion than as a form of weakness. Price shows how regret allows us to see that our convictions are more often the products of our

ISBN: 9780822372394

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A Thousand Cuts

The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies

by Dennis Bartok & Jeff Joseph

<p><em>A Thousand Cuts</em> is a candid exploration of one of America's strangest and most quickly vanishing subcultures. It is about the death of physical film in the digital era and about a paranoid, secretive, eccentric, and sometimes ...

ISBN: 9781496808608

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A World of Excesses

Online Games and Excessive Playing

by Faltin Karlsen

<p>This book explores gaming culture, focusing on competent players and excessive use. Addressing the contested question of whether addiction is possible in relation to computer games - specifically online gaming - A World of Excesses ...

ISBN: 9781317186212

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Abstinence Cinema: Virginity and the Rhetoric of Sexual Purity in Contemporary Film

by Kelly, Casey Ryan

<DIV><I>Abstinence Cinema</I> tracks the surprising sex-negative turn that Hollywood films have taken, associating premarital sex with shame and degradation, while romanticizing traditional nuclear families, courtship rituals, and gender roles. ...

ISBN: 9780813575131

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Across the Waves

How the United States and France Shaped the International Age of Radio

by Derek W Vaillant

<p>In 1931, the United States and France embarked on a broadcasting partnership built around radio. Over time, the transatlantic sonic alliance came to personify and to shape American-French relations in an era of increased global media ...

ISBN: 9780252050015

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Activism and Digital Culture in Australia

by Debbie Rodan & Jane Mummery

<p>Activists use digital as well as mainstream media tools to attract supporters, advertise their campaigns, and raise awareness of issues in the broader community. <em>Activism and Digital Culture in Australia</em> examines the use of digital ...

ISBN: 9781783489466

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