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Captivating Technology

Race, Carceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination in Everyday Life

by Ruha Benjamin

<p>The contributors to <em>Captivating Technology</em> examine how carceral technologies such as electronic ankle monitors and predictive-policing algorithms are being deployed to classify and coerce specific populations and whether these ...

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Castells and the Media

Theory and Media

by Philip N. Howard

<p>One of the most prolific and respected scholars today, Manuel Castells has given us a new language for understanding the impact of information and communication technologies on social life.</p> <p>Politicians can no longer run for office ...

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Catholic Communities Online

by Paolo Padrini, Marta Kolodziejska, Michele Sorice & others

<p>One thing that is striking about the Catholic Church is its permanence. As an organization, the Church has survived cultural changes and varying political scenarios and is even now adapting with no major resistance to the new information ...

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Celebrity

by Sean Redmond

<p><em>Celebrity</em> introduces the key terms and concepts, dilemmas and issues that are central to the study and critical understanding of celebrity.</p> <p>Drawing on two dynamic models from two different modes of enquiry – the circuit of ...

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Celebrity

A History of Fame

by Andrea McDonnell & Susan J. Douglas

<p><strong>The historical and cultural context of fame in the twenty-first century</strong></p> <p>Today, celebrity culture is an inescapable part of our media landscape and our everyday lives. This was not always the case. Over the past ...

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Celebrity

Capitalism and the Making of Fame

by Milly Williamson

<p>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 ...

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Celebrity Audiences

by Martin Barker, Su Holmes & Sarah Ralph

<p>The study of audience relations with star / celebrity culture has often been marginalised in Star/Celebrity Studies. This book brings together new research which explores a range of audience encounters with celebrities, moving across social ...

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Celebrity Philanthropy

by Jeffreys, Elaine

There is no question that celebrities these days are some of the most prominent faces of philanthropic activity - yet their participation raises questions about efficacy, motivations, and activism overall. This book presents case studies of ...

ISBN: 9781783204830

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Celebrity Philanthropy and Activism

Mediated Interventions in the Global Public Sphere

by Hilde Van Den Bulck

<p>In recent years, celebrity philanthropy and activism has attracted much attention from the media, sparking a great deal of public interest. As exponents and endorsers of the marketisation and corporatisation of philanthropy and activism, ...

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Central Ideas in the Development of American Journalism

A Narrative History

by Marvin N. Olasky

<p>Originally published in 1991. This fascinating book of journalism history outlines the author’s concepts of the three ‘central ideas’ in journalism which have evolved through time. The first is the Official Story, that which state authorities

ISBN: 9781317403364

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Changing Media, Homes and Households

Cultures, Technologies and Meanings

by Deborah Chambers

<p>Media technologies have played a central role in shaping ideas about home life over the last two centuries. <em>Changing Media, Homes and Households</em> explores the complex relationship between home, householders, families and media ...

ISBN: 9781317246893

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Changing Representations of Nature and the City

The 1960s-1970s and their Legacies

by Gabriel N. Gee & Alison Vogelaar

<p>The turn of the 1960s-70s, characterized by the rapid acceleration of globalization, prompted a radical transformation in the perception of urban and natural environments. The urban revolution and related prospect of the total urbanisation of

ISBN: 9781134968404

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Channeling the State

Community Media and Popular Politics in Venezuela

by Naomi Schiller

<p>Venezuela's most prominent community television station, Catia TVe, was launched in 2000 by activists from the barrios of Caracas. Run on the principle that state resources should serve as a weapon of the poor to advance revolutionary social ...

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Childhood and Celebrity

by Jane O'Connor & John Mercer

<p>The twenty-first century has seen an explosion in the ways and means in which children can become part of celebrity culture. With the rise in popularity of reality TV, child beauty pageants, talent shows, and social media platforms, as well ...

ISBN: 9781317518945

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Children and Media

A Global Perspective

by Dafna Lemish

<p>Taking a global and interdisciplinary approach, <em>Children and Media</em> explores the role of modern media, including the internet, television, mobile media and video games, in the development of children, adolescents, and ...

ISBN: 9781118787052

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Children and Media in India

Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change

by Shakuntala Banaji

<p>Is the bicycle, like the loudspeaker, a medium of communication in India?Do Indian children need trade unions as much as they need schools?What would you do with a mobile phone if all your friends were playing tag in the rain or watching ...

ISBN: 9781317399421

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Children and the Media

by Everette E. Dennis

<p>Throughout history the media has primarily been produced by adults, for adults, about adults. Increasingly, children have become a matter of high priority in the modern media society, and as they have, they have also become the subject of ...

ISBN: 9781351528931

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Children in the Films of Steven Spielberg

by Jen Baker, Jessica Balanzategui, Noel Brown & others

<p>To say that children matter in Steven Spielberg's films is an understatement. Think of the possessed Stevie in <em>Something Evil</em> (TV), Baby Langston in <em>The Sugarland Express</em>, the alien-abducted Barry in <em>Close ...

ISBN: 9781498518857

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Children, Adolescents, and Media

The future of research and action

by Dafna Lemish, Amy Jordan & Vicky Rideout

<p>Bringing together the leading researchers on children, adolescents, and the media, this books offers their cutting-edge, ‘big picture’ ideas for the future of research and scholarship in the field. Individual chapters focus on topics such as ...

ISBN: 9781315307619

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Children, Youth, and American Television

by Adrian Schober & Debbie Olson

<p>This volume explores how television has been a significant conduit for the changing ideas about children and childhood in the United States. Each chapter connects relevant events, attitudes, or anxieties in American culture to an analysis of ...

ISBN: 9780429893117

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