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Media, Culture and Society: An Introduction
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|December 7, 2016

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'In his beautifully balanced, clear and broad-ranging account of a fast-changing field, Paul Hodkinson has successfully brought together myriad perspectives with which to critically analyse today's media culture and media society.' – Sonia Livingstone, Professor…
Digital Media and Society
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|May 1, 2017

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What can flame-throwing squirrels tell us about human emotion? Can social media empower political activism? How has the internet changed the way we form our identities? Do algorithms have a social role? What is digital society? In the early 21st century, digital…
No Ordinary Stalking: a look at organized stalking and electronic harassment

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Organized stalking is carried out by an enthusiastic and structured group that has cruel intentions: stalk, harass, injure, financially ruin, and mentally crumple human prey until incapacitation occurs. What sets this crime apart is that innocents are picked off…
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media

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An intellectual dissection of the modern media to show how an underlying economics of publishing warps the news. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Rethinking Domestic Violence
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|January 1, 2011

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Rethinking Domestic Violence is the third in a series of books by Donald Dutton critically reviewing research in the area of intimate partner violence (IPV). The research crosses disciplinary lines, including social and clinical psychology, sociology, psychiatry,…
Gavin de Becker's The Gift of Fear Survival Signals That Protect Us From Violence , Summary

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This is a Summary of The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us From Violence by Gavin de Becker True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference. A date won't take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an…
Plain Text: The Poetics of Computation
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|June 20, 2017

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This book challenges the ways we read, write, store, and retrieve information in the digital age. Computers—from electronic books to smart phones—play an active role in our social lives. Our technological choices thus entail theoretical and political commitments.…
Sport, Media and Mega-Events
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|March 27, 2017

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Bringing together many of the most influential scholars in sport and media studies, this book examines the diverse ways that media influences our understanding of the world’s most important sport events, dubbed sports mega-events. It sheds new light on how these…
The "Serial" Podcast and Storytelling in the Digital Age
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|February 3, 2017

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This volume analyzes the Serial podcast, situating it in the trajectory of other popular crime narratives and contemporary cultural theory. Contributors focus on topics such as the ethics of the use of fiction techniques in investigative journalism, the…
Terra Infirma: Geography's Visual Culture
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|January 11, 2013

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How have issues of place and identity, of belonging and exclusion, been represented in visual culture? Irit Rogoff uses the work of contemporary artists to explore how art in the twentieth century has confronted issues of identity and belonging.
Digital Mosaic: Media, Power, and Identity in Canada
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|January 26, 2015

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Digital Media has transformed the way Canadians socialize and interact, conduct business, experience culture, fight political battles, and acquire knowledge. Traditional media, including newspapers and conventional TV networks, remain the primary link to Canada's…
The Mole People: Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City: Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York…

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This book is about the thousands of people who live in the subway, railroad, and sewage tunnels of New York City.