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In the Shadows of the Kremlin and the White House: Africa's Media Image From Communism to Post…

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In the Shadows of the Kremlin and the White House provides the first comparative study of the Soviet / Russian and Western press coverage of Africa. It analyzes Africa's image in the ex-Soviet and Western press by comparing news coverage of Africa in general…
Twitter
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|This title releases January 29, 2018

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Twitter is a household name, discussed for its role in prominent national elections, natural disasters, and political movements, as well as for what some malign as narcissistic ‘chatter’. The first edition of Dhiraj Murthy's balanced and incisive…
Political Economy in the Modern State
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|This title releases July 15, 2018

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Political Economy in the Modern State is Harold Innis’s transitional and, in some respects, his most transformative book. Completed in 1946, it is a collection of fifteen chapters plus a remarkable Preface selected and crafted to address four main themes:…
Going Viral
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|November 25, 2013

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We live in a world where a tweet can be instantly retweeted and read by millions around the world in minutes, where a video forwarded to friends can destroy a political career in hours, and where an unknown man or woman can become an international celebrity…
Media Power In Indonesia: Oligarchs, Citizens And The Digital Revolution

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Indonesia is undergoing a process of rapid change, with an affluent middle class due to hit 141 million people by 2020. While official statistics suggest that internet penetration is low, over 70 million Indonesians have a Facebook account, the fourth highest…
Celebrity: Capitalism and the Making of Fame

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It is a truism to suggest that celebrity pervades all areas of life today. The growth and expansion of celebrity culture in recent years has been accompanied by an explosion of studies of the social function of celebrity and investigations into the fascination of…
Imagining The Global: Transnational Media And Popular Culture Beyond East And West

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Based on a series of case studies of globally distributed media and their reception in different parts of the world,  Imagining the Global  reflects on what contemporary global culture can teach us about transnational cultural dynamics in the 21st…
Black Vanguards and Black Gangsters: From Seeds of Discontent to a Declaration of War

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Black Vanguards and Black Gangsters: From Seeds of Discontent to a Declaration of War examines the extent to which black gangsterism is a product of civil rights gains, community transition, black flight, social activism, and failed grassroots social movement…
Media and Morality: On the Rise of the Mediapolis

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Roger Silverstone's compelling new book places the global media at the heart of the moral future of civilisation. It argues that the media (the press, broadcasting, the Internet and increasingly peer-to-peer technologies and networks) have a profound…
Blogging: How Our Private Thoughts Went Public
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|June 4, 2014

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Public vs. private is an ongoing concern in communication. This book examines this phenomenon through self-representational writing and the philosophical lens of Hannah Arendt's public vs. private theory, the Boundary Management theory, and the Parasocial…
Youth Violence: Sex and Race Differences in Offending, Victimization, and Gang Membership

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Finn-Aage Esbensen is the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Youth Crime and Violence in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.    Dana Peterson , is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice…
City Branding and New Media: Linguistic Perspectives, Discursive Strategies and Multimodality

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Like nations and regions, cities have become aware of the importance of building a convincing reputation to engage their local and global stakeholders – residents, businesses, investors, tourists, students, sports and cultural organisations. Thanks to this…
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