Books in category Social Science – Media Studies

  • Student Resistance

    Student Resistance
    Mark Edelman Boren

    Student Resistance is an international history of student activism. Chronicling 500 years of strife between activists and the academy, Mark Edelman Boren unearths the defiant roots of the ivory tower.

  • Sharing our Lives Online

    Sharing our Lives Online
    David R. Brake

    Why do we share so much about our lives on social media when we often have little idea who might be reading or viewing? David R. Brake examines the causes and consequences of moving towards a radically open society.

  • Complex TV

    Complex TV
    Jason Mittell

    Through close analyses of key programs, including The Wire, Lost, Breaking Bad, The Sopranos, Veronica Mars, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Mad Men the book traces the emergence of this narrative mode, focusing on issues such as viewer …

  • Public Communication Campaigns

    Public Communication Campaigns
    Ronald E. Rice, Charles K. Atkin

    Largely rewritten to reflect the latest theories and research, this text continues in the tradition of ongoing improvement and expansion into new areas, including sun protection, organ donation, human rights, social norms, corporate social …

  • Advanced Reporting

    Advanced Reporting
    Miles Maguire

    In this readable book, veteran journalism professor Miles Maguire shows how the best reporters use these three tools in a way that allows them to cross-check and authenticate facts, to reduce or eliminate unsupportable allegations and to …

  • African Print Cultures

    African Print Cultures
    Derek Peterson, Steph Newell, Emma Hunter

    Papers presented at the 2013 meeting of the African Print Cultures Network, held July 2013 at the University of Birmingham, England.

  • The Internet and Democratic Citizenship

    The Internet and Democratic Citizenship
    Stephen Coleman, Jay G. Blumler

    This book examines how the Internet can improve public communications and enrich democracy.

  • Steven Spielberg and Philosophy

    Steven Spielberg and Philosophy
    Dean Kowalski

    Impressive in scope, this volume illustrates the philosophical tenets of a wide variety of thinkers from Plato to Aquinas, Locke, and Levinas.

  • The Daily Globe

    The Daily Globe
    Joe Smith

    This text presents the state of knowledge about media treatment and public understanding of key environmental issues.

  • YouTube

    Jean Burgess, Joshua Green

    The book critically examines the public debates surrounding the site, demonstrating how it is central to struggles for authority and control in the new media environment.

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