By Andrea Hausmann,Laura Murzik
By Martin J. Manning,Clarence R. Wyatt
This attention-grabbing compilation of reference entries files the original dating among mass media, propaganda, and the U.S. army, a dating that all started within the interval prior to the yankee Revolution and keeps to this day―sometimes cooperative, occasionally combative, and regularly complex.
• Introductory essays describe the kinds of media most vital to every clash interval, how they have been used, via whom, and to what impression
• A basic essay outlines how media has been used to unfold messages approximately conflicts all through U.S. history
• images and illustrations upload a huge visible element
By Jonathan Gray
It is almost very unlikely to monitor a film or television convey with no preconceived notions end result of the hype that precedes them, whereas a number of media extensions promises them a existence gone their air dates. An onslaught of knowledge from print media, trailers, net dialogue, advertising, podcasts, and guerilla advertising and marketing, we mostly understand whatever approximately upcoming video clips and television exhibits good prior to they're even published or aired. The extras, or “paratexts,” that encompass viewing reviews are faraway from peripheral, shaping our knowing of them and informing our judgements approximately what to monitor or now not watch or even easy methods to watch sooner than we even take a seat for a show.
Show offered Separately provides serious consciousness to this ubiquitous yet frequently missed phenomenon, analyzing paratexts like DVD bonus fabrics for The Lord of the Rings, spoilers for Lost, the hole credit of The Simpsons, Star Wars activities figures, press stories for Friday evening Lights, the framing of Batman Begins, the videogame of The Thing, and the trailers for The candy Hereafter. Plucking those additional fabrics from the wings and giving them the highlight they deserve, Jonathan grey examines the area of movie and tv that exists prior to and after the show.
By Armin Klein
By Guylain Bernier
By Masaaki Morishita
By Stephanie Julia Winkler
By Stefania Travagnin
This quantity makes a speciality of the intersection of faith and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary methods to endure at the function of faith within the lives of people and larger shifts inside of chinese language society in an more and more media-saturated atmosphere. With case stories targeting Mainland China (including Tibet), Hong Kong and Taiwan, in addition to diasporic chinese language groups outdoors Asia, participants ponder subject matters together with the historic and ideological roots of media representations of faith, expressions of spiritual religion on-line and in social media, kingdom intervention (through either censorship and propaganda), non secular associations’ and groups’ use of varied sorts of media, and the function of the media in family among online/offline and local/diaspora groups. Chapters have interaction with the most important non secular traditions practiced in modern China, particularly Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism, Christianity, Islam, and new spiritual pursuits.
Religion and the Media in China serves as a severe survey of case stories and indicates theoretical and methodological instruments for a radical and systematic research of faith in smooth China. members to the amount comprise historians of faith, sinologists, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists, and media and verbal exchange students. The severe theories that members improve round key innovations in religion—such as authority, community, church, ethics, pilgrimage, ritual, text, and practice—contribute to advancing the rising box of faith and media studies.
By Kathleen M. Cumiskey,Larissa Hjorth
As an instance of convergence, the cellular phone—especially within the kind of smartphone—is now ushering in new provides of seamlessness among engagement with expertise and daily universal reports. This seamlessness is not just approximately how one transitions among the worlds of the equipment and the actual atmosphere however it additionally captures the transition and convergences among units in addition (i.e. computer to cellphone, phone to tablet).
This quantity argues, notwithstanding, that those transitions are faraway from seamless. We see divisions among on-line and offline, digital and genuine, right here and there, taking up diverse cartographies, emergent types of seams. it really is those seams that this quantity recognizes, demanding situations and explores—socially, culturally, technologically and historically—as we stream to a deeper figuring out of the function and influence of cellular communication’s saturation in the course of the global.
By Justin Wintle
A who is Who of Western tradition, from Woody Allen to Emile Zola...
Containing 400 essay-style entries, and protecting the interval from 1850 to the current, The Concise New Makers of contemporary Culture comprises artists, writers, dramatists, architects, philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, sociologists, significant political figures, composers, film-makers and lots of different culturally major contributors and is punctiliously foreign in its purview.
Next to Karl Marx is Bob Marley, with John Ruskin is Salman Rushdie, along Darwin is Luigi Dallapiccola, Deng Xiaoping rubs shoulders with Jacques Derrida as do Julia Kristeva and Kropotkin.
With its international succeed in, The Concise New Makers of contemporary Culture offers a multi-voiced witness of the modern considering international. The entries hold brief bibliographies and there's thorough cross-referencing besides as an index of names and key terms.