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Poverty Propaganda: Confronting The Myths
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The topic of poverty and the poor frequently arises in political conversations, but it’s rarely defined clearly, let alone closely analyzed so that we can understand what poverty actually is and what it means for those who endure it. This book aims to…
Roger Waters And Pink Floyd: The Concept Albums
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|August 24, 2016

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This book combines literary and film criticism with musical hermeneutics and discourse analysis to illustrate how sonic information contributes to the detached listener's interpretations of the discerning messages of Pink Floyd's monumental recordings. Phil…
Social Media Freaks: Digital Identity in the Network Society

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Social media has been transforming American and global cultural life for over a decade. It has flattened the divide between producer and audience found in other forms of culture while also enriching some massive corporations. At the core of Social Media Freaks is…
Africa's Media Image In The 21st Century: From The Heart Of Darkness To Africa Rising

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Africa¿s Media Image in the 21st Century is the first book in over twenty years to examine the international media¿s coverage of sub-Saharan Africa. It brings together leading researchers and prominent journalists to explore representation of the…
Film Festivals: History, Theory, Method, Practice
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|March 2, 2016

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The last decade has witnessed an explosion of interest in film festivals, with the field growing to a position of prominence within the space of a few short years. Film Festivals: History, Theory, Method, Practice represents a major addition to the literature on…
Animals And War: Confronting The Military-animal Industrial Complex

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Animals and War: Confronting the Military-Animal Industrial Complex is the first book to examine how nonhuman animals are used for war by military forces. Each chapter delves deeply into modes of nonhuman animal exploitation: as weapons, test subjects, and…
Television Culture
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|November 9, 2010

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This revised edition of a now classic text includes a new introduction by Henry Jenkins, explaining ¿Why Fiske Still Matters¿ for today¿s students, followed by a discussion between former Fiske students Ron Becker, Aniko Bodroghkozy, Steve Classen, Elana Levine,…
After Empire: Melancholia OR Convivial Culture?
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|September 23, 2004

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Paul Gilroy's After Empire - in many ways a sequel to his classic study of race and nation, There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack - explores Britain's failure to come to terms with the loss of its empire and pre-eminent global standing. Drawing on texts from…
Folk Devils and Moral Panics
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|May 17, 2011

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'Richly documented and convincingly presented' -- New Society Mods and Rockers, skinheads, video nasties, designer drugs, bogus asylum seeks and hoodies. Every era has its own moral panics. It was Stanley Cohen¿s classic account, first published in the…
Precision Journalism: A Reporter's Introduction to Social Science Methods

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Philip Meyer's work in precision journalism established a new and ongoing trend-the use by reporters of social science research techniques to increase the depth and accuracy of major stories. In this fully updated, fourth edition of the classic Precision…
Social Media: Pedagogy And Practice
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|December 23, 2013

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Social Media: Pedagogy and Practice examines how interactive technologies can be applied to teaching, research and the practice of communication. This book demonstrates how social media can be utilized in the classroom to build the skillsets of students going…
The Violence Of Victimhood
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|May 24, 2012

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We know that violence breeds violence. We need look no further than the wars in the western Balkans, the genocide in Rwanda, or the ongoing crisis in Israel and Palestine. But we don’t know how to deal with the messy moral and political quandaries that…
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