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Product Description: While the analysis of generations has been central in the sociological understanding of social change, the role of the media in this process has only been acknowledged as an important feature during the last couple of decades. Building on quantitative and qualitative comparative research, Media Generations analyses the role of the media in the formation of generational experience, identity and habitus, and how mediated nostalgia is an important part in the social formation of generations...read more

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9781138907676 | Routledge, August 22, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: While the analysis of generations has been central in the sociological understanding of social change, the role of the media in this process has only been acknowledged as an important feature during the last couple of decades.

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9781138907683 | Routledge, August 22, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: While the analysis of generations has been central in the sociological understanding of social change, the role of the media in this process has only been acknowledged as an important feature during the last couple of decades.

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Product Description: In an interactive and densely connected world, transnational communication has become a central feature of everyday life. Taking account of a variety of media formats and different regions of the world, Adrian Athique provides a much-needed critical exploration of conceptual approaches to media reception on a global scale...read more

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9780745670218 | Polity Pr, July 5, 2016, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: In an interactive and densely connected world, transnational communication has become a central feature of everyday life.

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9780745670225 | Polity Pr, July 5, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In an interactive and densely connected world, transnational communication has become a central feature of everyday life.

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Product Description: Social media's connectivity is often thought to be a manifestation of human nature buried until now, revealed only through the diverse technologies of the participatory internet. Rather than embrace this view, Inhuman Networks: Social Media and the Archaeology of Connection argues that the human nature revealed by social media imagines network technology and data as models for behavior online...read more

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9781501316159 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 11, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Social media's connectivity is often thought to be a manifestation of human nature buried until now, revealed only through the diverse technologies of the participatory internet.

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Product Description: Media events have been described as broadcasts that involve an engaged audience viewing the same event simultaneously; though this definition is still relevant, the way media outlets interact with and react to their audiences has greatly changed...read more
By Bianca Mitu (editor)

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9781466699670 | Idea Group Reference, February 25, 2016, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Media events have been described as broadcasts that involve an engaged audience viewing the same event simultaneously; though this definition is still relevant, the way media outlets interact with and react to their audiences has greatly changed.

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Product Description: The first of its kind, this book focuses on empirical studies into creative output that use and test the systems approach. The collection of work from cultural studies, sociology, psychology, communication and media studies, and the arts depicts holistic and innovative ways to understand creativity as a system in action...read more
By Elizabeth Paton (editor)

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9781137509451 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 3, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The first of its kind, this book focuses on empirical studies into creative output that use and test the systems approach.

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Product Description: Media practices and the everyday cultures of transnational migrants are deeply interconnected. Mediating Migration narrates aspects of the migrant experience as shaped by the technologies of communication and the social, political and cultural configurations of neoliberal globalization...read more

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9780745646329 | Polity Pr, February 1, 2016, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Media practices and the everyday cultures of transnational migrants are deeply interconnected.

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9780745646336 | Polity Pr, February 8, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Media practices and the everyday cultures of transnational migrants are deeply interconnected.

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Product Description: Humans of the advanced world are the most violent beings of all times. This violence is evident in the conditions of perpetual warfare and the accumulation of the most powerful and destructive arsenal ever known to humankind. It is also evident in the devastating impact of advanced world economy and cultural practices which have led to ecological devastation and the current era of mass species extinction...read more

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9781783485147 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 16, 2015, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Humans of the advanced world are the most violent beings of all times.

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9781783485154 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 18, 2015, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Humans of the advanced world are the most violent beings of all times.

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Product Description: What happened when Sesame Street and Big Brother were adapted for African audiences? Or when video games Final Fantasy and Assassins’ Creed were localized for the Spanish market? Or when Sherlock Holmes was transformed into a talking dog for the Japanese animation Sherlock Hound? Bringing together leading international scholars working on localization in television, film and video games, Media Across Borders is a pioneering study of the myriad ways in which media content is adapted for different markets and across cultural borders...read more

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9781138809451 | Routledge, February 11, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: What happened when Sesame Street and Big Brother were adapted for African audiences?

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Product Description: In the age of "complex Tv", of social networking and massive consumption of transmedia narratives, a myriad short-lived phenomena surround films and TV programs raising questions about the endurance of a fictional world and other mediatized discourse over a long arc of time...read more
By Paolo Noto (editor)

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9781138857926 | Routledge, June 13, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: In the age of "complex Tv", of social networking and massive consumption of transmedia narratives, a myriad short-lived phenomena surround films and TV programs raising questions about the endurance of a fictional world and other mediatized discourse over a long arc of time.

By Lisa M. Hoffman (editor)

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9780820348766 | Univ of Georgia Pr, December 1, 2015, cover price $84.95

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9780820348773 | Univ of Georgia Pr, December 1, 2015, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Presenting case studies of well-known shows including Will and Grace, Birds of a Feather, Sex and the City and Absolutely Fabulous, as well as 'reality' television, this book examines the transformations that have occurred in consumer society since its appearance and the ways in which these have been constructed and represented in popular media imagery...read more
By Alison Hulme (editor)

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9781472447562 | Ashgate Pub Co, January 13, 2016, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: Presenting case studies of well-known shows including Will and Grace, Birds of a Feather, Sex and the City and Absolutely Fabulous, as well as 'reality' television, this book examines the transformations that have occurred in consumer society since its appearance and the ways in which these have been constructed and represented in popular media imagery.

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Product Description: This volume captures the essence of how we communicate differences in relationships, between and across cultures, in organizations, through education and in moments of local and global conflict and crisis that demonstrates the importance and viability of approaching peace and conflict communication from various fields within communication studies...read more
By Ibrahim Seaga Shaw (editor)

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9781137499257 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 9, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This volume captures the essence of how we communicate differences in relationships, between and across cultures, in organizations, through education and in moments of local and global conflict and crisis that demonstrates the importance and viability of approaching peace and conflict communication from various fields within communication studies.

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Product Description: “The medium is the message,” and we now live in a “global village” — much of Marshall McLuhan’s significant contributions to communication theory has been reduced to these well-known aphorisms. And while these catchphrases do indeed capture certain aspects of his thought, a fuller understanding of his vision remains remarkably incomplete...read more

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9780820704876 | Duquesne Univ Pr, December 14, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: “The medium is the message,” and we now live in a “global village” — much of Marshall McLuhan’s significant contributions to communication theory has been reduced to these well-known aphorisms.

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Product Description: The impact of digital global media, geopolitical changes and migration demands new theorizations within memory studies. Despite the growing field of media memory studies, the impact from film and media studies has been scarce within memory studies...read more

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9783110437621 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, September 11, 2015, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: The impact of digital global media, geopolitical changes and migration demands new theorizations within memory studies.

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Product Description: From reality television to celebrity gossip magazines, today's technologies have enabled a vast number of personal narratives that document our existence and that of others. Multiple academic disciplines now define the self as fluid and entirely changeable: little more than a performance that is chosen according to the situation...read more
By Julia Round (editor) and Bronwen Thomas (editor)

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9781441102386 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 16, 2014, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: From reality television to celebrity gossip magazines, today's technologies have enabled a vast number of personal narratives that document our existence and that of others.

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9781501308635 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 30, 2015), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: From reality television to celebrity gossip magazines, today's technologies have enabled a vast number of personal narratives that document our existence and that of others.

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Product Description: Production Studies, The Sequel! is an exciting exploration of the experiences of media workers in local, global, and digital communities―from prop-masters in Germany, Chinese film auteurs, producers of children’s television in Qatar, Italian radio broadcasters, filmmakers in Ethiopia and Nigeria, to seemingly-autonomous Twitterbots...read more
By Vicki Mayer (editor)

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9781138831681 | Routledge, July 23, 2015, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Production Studies, The Sequel!

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9781138831698 | Routledge, July 14, 2015, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Production Studies, The Sequel!

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Product Description: This book updates and revalidates critical political economy of communication approaches. It is destined to become a work of reference for those interested in delving into debates arising from the performance of traditional and new media, cultural and communication policy-making or sociocultural practices in the new digital landscape...read more
By Luis A. Albornoz (editor) and Ian Barnett (trans)

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9781137540072 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 7, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book updates and revalidates critical political economy of communication approaches.

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Product Description: Second-Generation Korean Americans and Transnational Media: Diasporic Identifications looks at the relationship between second-generation Korean Americans and Korean popular culture. Specifically looking at Korean films, celebrities, and popular media, David C...read more

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9781498508810 | Lexington Books, May 6, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Second-Generation Korean Americans and Transnational Media: Diasporic Identifications looks at the relationship between second-generation Korean Americans and Korean popular culture.

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Product Description: This is Barthes’ seminal text reimagined in a contemporary context by contemporary academics. Through a revisiting of Mythologies, a key text in cultural and media studies, this volume explores the value these disciplines can add to an understanding of contemporary society and culture...read more
By Julian Mcdougall (editor)

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9780415821223, titled "Barthes' Mythologies Today: Readings of Contemporary Culture" | Routledge, June 18, 2013, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This is Barthes’ seminal text reimagined in a contemporary context by contemporary academics.

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9781138925366, titled "Barthes' Mythologies Today: Readings of Contemporary Culture" | Routledge, June 23, 2015, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This is Barthes’ seminal text reimagined in a contemporary context by contemporary academics.

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Product Description: In a crucial shift within posthumanistic media studies, Bernhard Siegert dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations that reproduce, displace, process, and reflect the distinctions fundamental for a given culture. Cultural Techniques aims to forget our traditional understanding of media so as to redefine the concept through something more fundamental than the empiricist study of a medium’s individual or collective uses or of its cultural semantics or aesthetics...read more

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9780823263752 | Fordham Univ Pr, May 1, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In a crucial shift within posthumanistic media studies, Bernhard Siegert dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations that reproduce, displace, process, and reflect the distinctions fundamental for a given culture.

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9780823263769 | Fordham Univ Pr, May 1, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In a crucial shift within posthumanistic media studies, Bernhard Siegert dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations that reproduce, displace, process, and reflect the distinctions fundamental for a given culture.
9780345439512, titled "My Russian" | Ballantine Books, July 1, 2000, cover price $14.00 | also contains My Russian | About this edition: Living in disguise blocks from her home, Francesca Woodbridge, supposedly in Greece, spies on her husband, a lawyer recovering from a gunshot wound inflicted by an intruder; her teenage son; and her lover, a Russian gardener.
9780345439505, titled "American Thunder: The Garth Brooks Story" | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, May 1, 2000), cover price $6.99 | also contains American Thunder: The Garth Brooks Story | About this edition: Traces the life and career of the country singer who has become America's most successful solo musical artist, recounts the stories behind some of his most popular songs, and reveals how he has coped with success

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Product Description: Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations of complex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates the crucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergence of transitional capitalism.  Examines the influence of global entertainment media on the emergence of transnational capitalism, providing a framework for explaining and understanding world culture as part of changing class relations and media practices Uses action adventure movies to demonstrate the complex relationship between international media political economy, entertainment content, global culture, and cultural hegemony Draws on examples of public and community media in Venezuela and Latin America to illustrate the relations between government policies, media structures, public access to media, and media content Engagingly written with crisp and controversial commentary to both inform and entertain readers Includes student-friendly features such as fully-integrated call out boxes with definitions of terms and concepts, and lists and summaries of transnational entertainment media...read more

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9781118955437 | Blackwell Pub, April 20, 2015, cover price $97.95 | About this edition: Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations of complex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates the crucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergence of transitional capitalism.

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9781118955444 | Blackwell Pub, April 20, 2015, cover price $51.95

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Product Description: Teachers in higher education are slowly accepting the fact that they have to become more professional in their approach to teaching, matching their professionalism in research. The notions of quality audit and teacher appraisal are new, and in their existing forms ill-founded, but they represent a challenge that teachers will have to face...read more

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9780415092890, titled "Rethinking University Teaching: A Framework for the Effective Use of Educational Technology" | Routledge, November 1, 1993, cover price $47.50 | also contains Rethinking University Teaching: A Framework for the Effective Use of Educational Technology | About this edition: Teachers in higher education are slowly accepting the fact that they have to become more professional in their approach to teaching, matching their professionalism in research.
9780415092968, titled "Developing Teachers Professionally: Reflections for Initial and In-Service Trainers" | Routledge, cover price $10.01 | also contains Developing Teachers Professionally: Reflections for Initial and In-Service Trainers | About this edition: The changes in the education system of England and Wales since 1988 have had enormous implications for lifelong teacher training.

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Product Description: Media history is millions, even billions, of years old. That is the premise of this pioneering and provocative book, which argues that to adequately understand contemporary media culture we must set out from material realities that precede media themselves—Earth’s history, geological formations, minerals, and energy...read more

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9780816695515 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 27, 2015, cover price $87.50 | About this edition: Media history is millions, even billions, of years old.

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9780816695522 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 27, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Media history is millions, even billions, of years old.

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Product Description: Emoticons matter. Equal signs do, too. This book takes them seriously and shows how and why they matter. Digital Shift explores the increasingly ubiquitous presence of punctuation and typographical marks in our lives⎯using them as reading lenses to consider a broad range of textual objects and practices across the digital age...read more

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9780816695737 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 20, 2015, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Emoticons matter.

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9780816695744 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 15, 2015, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Emoticons matter.

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