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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…
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
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|January 15, 2002

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In this pathbreaking work, Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky show that, contrary to the usual image of the news media as cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitous in their search for truth and defense of justice, in their actual practice they defend the economic,…
Tribe: On Homecoming And Belonging
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|June 20, 2017

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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…
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…
Media Studies: Texts, Institutions and Audiences

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This textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the field of media studies. Written by two highly experienced lecturers, the volume covers media texts, media institutions and audiences and the media
Toronto?s Poor: A Rebellious History
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|November 12, 2016

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Toronto?s Poor reveals the long and too often forgotten history of poor people?s resistance. It details how the homeless, the unemployed, and the destitute have struggled to survive and secure food and shelter in the wake of the many panics, downturns,…
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…
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…
Amusing Ourselves To Death: Public Discourse In The Age Of Show Business

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What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell's 1984 , Neil's Postman's essential guide to the modern media is more relevant than ever. "It's unlikely that Trump has ever read …
Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions Of A Media Manipulator
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|July 2, 2013

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You've seen it all before. A malicious online rumor costs a company millions. A political sideshow derails the national news cycle and destroys a candidate. Some product or celebrity zooms from total obscurity to viral sensation. What you don't know is that…
I Can't Breathe: A Killing On Bay Street
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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…
New Media: An Introduction, Canadian Edition
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|March 3, 2014

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This concise yet comprehensive survey examines the social, political, and economic impacts of new media from the early days of the telegraph to the latest network technologies. Featuring an in-depth treatment of new media theories, engaging case studies, and…