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A Companion To Cultural Studies: COMPANION TO CULTURAL STUDIES
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|August 22, 2001

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Experts from five continents provide a thorough exploration of cultural studies, looking at different ideas, places and problems addressed by the field. Brings together the latest work in cultural studies and provides a synopsis of critical trends Showcases…
Overload: Finding The Truth In Today's Deluge Of News
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|October 1, 2017

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From the explosion of fake news to the challenges of the 24 hour news cycle, legendary journalist Bob Schieffer examines political journalism today and those who practice it. Based on interviews with over 40 media leaders, Schieffer provides an inside look at the…
Irresistible: The Rise Of Addictive Technology And The Business Of Keeping Us Hooked

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“One of the most mesmerizing and important books I’ve read in quite some time. Alter brilliantly illuminates the new obsessions that are controlling our lives and offers the tools we need to rescue our businesses, our families, and our…
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
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|May 24, 2016

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Sebastian Junger, the bestselling author of War and The Perfect Storm , takes a critical look at post-traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges today’s returning veterans face in modern society. There are ancient tribal human behaviors-loyalty,…
I Can't Breathe: A Killing On Bay Street
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|This title releases October 24, 2017

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A work of riveting literary journalism that explores the roots and repercussions of the infamous killing of Eric Garner by the New York City police—from the bestselling author of The Divide   “[A] searing exposé . . . What emerges from the…
Behind The Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity

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In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of…
Whose Global Village?: Rethinking How Technology Shapes Our World
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|February 28, 2017

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Diversity in U.S. Mass Media
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|October 3, 2011

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Diversity in U.S. Mass Media provides comprehensive coverage of the evolution and issues surrounding portrayals of social groups within the mass media of the United States. Focuses on past and current mass media representations of social groups Provides an…
Mad Blood Stirring: The Inner Lives Of Violent Men
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|This title releases March 6, 2018

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With a rare clarity and fearless honesty, journalist Daemon Fairless tackles the horrors and compulsions of male violence from the perspective of someone who struggles with violent impulses himself, creating a non-fiction masterpiece with the narrative power of…
World Building. Transmedia, Fans, Industries
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Thanks to modern technology, we are now living in an age of multiplatform fictional worlds, as television, film, the Internet, graphic novels, toys, and more facilitate the creation of diverse yet compact imaginary universes, which are often recognizable as…
Code And Clay, Data And Dirt: Five Thousand Years Of Urban Media
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|This title releases November 1, 2017

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For years, pundits have trumpeted the earthshattering changes that big data and smart networks will soon bring to our cities. But what if cities have long been built for intelligence, maybe for millennia? In Code and Clay, Data and Dirt Shannon Mattern advances…
Machine Learners: Archaeology Of A Data Practice
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|This title releases November 3, 2017

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If machine learning transforms the nature of knowledge, does it also transform the practice of critical thought? Machine learning -- programming computers to learn from data -- has spread across scientific disciplines, media, entertainment, and government.…