Girls Make Media by Mary Celeste Kearney

By Mary Celeste Kearney

More women are generating media this day than at the other element in U.S. heritage, and they're developing media texts in almost each layout at present possible--magazines, motion pictures, musical recordings, and internet sites.
Girls Make Media explores how younger woman media manufacturers have reclaimed and reconfigured girlhood as a website for radical social, cultural, and political supplier. significant to the publication is an research of rebellion Grrrl--a Nineties feminist early life stream from a fusion of punk rock and gender theory-and the woman strength circulate it encouraged. the writer additionally seems to be on the upward thrust of girls-only media teaching programs, and the construction of ladies' studies.
This ebook might be crucial studying for someone looking to comprehend modern woman adolescence in modern day media culture.

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Young People, Ethics, and the New Digital Media: A Synthesis by Carrie James, Katie Davis, Andrea Flores, John M. Francis,

By Carrie James, Katie Davis, Andrea Flores, John M. Francis, Lindsay Pettingill, Margaret Rundle, Howard Gardner

Social networking, running a blog, vlogging, gaming, speedy messaging, downloading track and different content material, importing and sharing their very own inventive paintings: those actions made attainable through the recent electronic media are wealthy with possibilities and dangers for adolescents. This document, a part of the GoodPlay venture, undertaken through researchers at Harvard Graduate tuition of Education's undertaking 0, investigates the moral fault strains of such electronic targets. The authors argue that 5 key matters are at stake within the new media: id, privateness, possession and authorship, credibility, and participation. Drawing on proof from informant interviews, rising scholarship on new media, and theoretical insights from psychology, sociology, political technology, and cultural reviews, the file explores the methods in which adolescence could be redefining those innovations as they interact with new electronic media. The authors suggest a version of "good play" that comprises the original affordances of the recent electronic media; comparable technical and new media literacies; cognitive and ethical improvement and values; on-line and offline peer tradition; and moral helps, together with the absence or presence of grownup mentors and appropriate academic curricula. This proposed version for moral play units the degree for the subsequent a part of the GoodPlay venture, an empirical learn that may invite adolescents to proportion their tales of engagement with the hot electronic media.The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur origin reviews on electronic Media and studying

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Commemoration and Bloody Sunday: Pathways of Memory by B. Conway

By B. Conway

During this wide-ranging learn of the politics of reminiscence in Northern eire, Brian Conway examines the 'career' of the commemoration of Bloody Sunday, and appears at how and why the way in which this ancient occasion is remembered has passed through switch over the years. Drawing on unique empirical info, he presents new insights into the talk on collective reminiscence.

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Girl Reading Girl in Japan by Tomoko Aoyama, Barbara Hartley

By Tomoko Aoyama, Barbara Hartley

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2009
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Girl interpreting Girl presents the 1st evaluation of the cultural importance of ladies and interpreting in glossy and modern Japan with emphasis at the tactics concerned while women examine different girls.

The assortment examines the studying practices of actual existence ladies from differing social backgrounds during the 20th century whereas a couple of chapters additionally think about how fictional women learn cognizance is given to the varied cultural representations of the woman, or shojo, who're the items of the analyzing wants of Japan's genuine lifestyles and fictional ladies.

These representations seem in numerous genres, together with prose fiction, reminiscent of Yoshiya Nobuko's Flower tales and Takemoto Nobara's Kamikaze women, and manga, reminiscent of Yoshida Akimi's The Cherry Orchard. This quantity provides the paintings of pioneering ladies students within the box of lady reviews together with translations of a ground-breaking essay by means of Honda Masuko on examining ladies and Kawasaki Kenko's reaction to prejudicial masculine reviews of best-selling novelist, Yoshimoto Banana.

Other issues variety from the reception of Anne of eco-friendly Gables in Japan to ladies who write and skim male homoerotic narratives.

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Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment

Mapping the resonances, dissonances, and linkages among the concept of Gramsci and Foucault to discover new instruments for socio-political and significant research for the twenty-first century, this ebook reassesses the widely-held view that their paintings is incompatible.

With discussions of Latin American innovative politics, indigenous knowledges, applied sciences of presidency and the instructing of paediatrics in post-invasion Iraq, complexity conception, scientific anthropology and biomedicine, and the position of Islam within the transition to fashionable society within the Arab international, this interdisciplinary quantity provides the newest theoretical study on assorted features of those thinkers’ paintings, in addition to analyses of the explicit linkages that exist among them in concrete settings.

A rigorous, comparative exploration of the paintings of 2 towering figures of the twenty-first century, Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment will entice students and scholars of social and political conception, political sociology, communique and media reports, and modern philosophy.

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Life on Air: A History of Radio Four by David Hendy

By David Hendy

Radio 4 has been defined as "the maximum broadcasting channel within the world", the "heartbeat of the BBC", a cultural icon of Britishness, and the voice of center England. outlined via its wealthy combine, encompassing every thing from journalism and drama to comedy, quizzes, and short-stories, its programs--such as Today,The Archers, Woman's Hour, The Hitchhiker's consultant To the Galaxy, Gardeners' query Time, and The delivery Forecast --have been a part of British existence for many years. Others, much less winning, have triggered offence and triggered derision. Born because it used to be within the Swinging Sixties, Radio Four's vital problem has been to alter with the days, whereas attempting to not lose religion with those that see it as a standard-bearer for caliber, authoritativeness, or just 'old-fashioned' BBC values.In this primary significant behind-the-scenes account of the station's background, David Hendy--a former manufacturer for Radio Four--draws on privileged entry to the BBC's personal information and new interviews with key group of workers to light up the arguments and controversies in the back of the construction of a few of its hottest programmes. He unearths the station's fight to justify itself in a tv age, favouring transparent branding and tightly-targeted audiences, with sour disputes among the BBC and its fiercely unswerving listeners. the tale of those struggles is set greater than the survival of 1 radio community: Radio 4 has been a lightning rod for every type of wider social anxieties over the last 40 years. A kaleidoscopic view of the altering nature of the BBC, the ebook offers a gripping perception into the very nature of British lifestyles and tradition within the final a long time of the 20th century.

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Obesity, Eating Disorders and the Media by Karin Eli, Stanley Ulijaszek

By Karin Eli, Stanley Ulijaszek

How do the media symbolize weight problems and consuming issues? How are those representations concerning each other? and the way do the inside track media opt for which clinical findings and coverage judgements to file? Multi-disciplinary in method, weight problems, consuming problems and the Media provides severe new views on media representations of weight problems and consuming problems, with analyses of print, on-line, and televisual media framings. Exploring abjection and alarm because the universal topics linking media framings of weight problems and consuming issues, weight problems, consuming issues and the Media indicates how the media equally place those stipulations as risky extremes of physique dimension and nutrients perform. the quantity then investigates how information media selectively conceal and signify technological know-how and coverage relating weight problems and consuming issues, with shut awareness to the impression of pre-existing framings along institutional and ethical agendas. A wealthy, finished research of media framings of weight problems and consuming problems - as embodied stipulations, complicated issues, public health and wellbeing matters, and culturally major phenomena - this quantity might be of curiosity to students and scholars around the social sciences and all these drawn to realizing cultural facets of weight problems and consuming issues.

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British Broadcasting: Radio and Television in the United by Burton Paulu

By Burton Paulu

British Broadcasting used to be first released in 1956. these drawn to the makes use of and abuses of the airwaves often bask in vigorous debates over the advantages of British broadcasting rules and practices compared to their American opposite numbers. so much such arguments, even though, are according to scanty wisdom of exact proof approximately British broadcasting. Now this hole of data is remedied by way of the great survey which Dr. Paulu offers during this publication. He lines the improvement of either radio an tv broadcasting from their inception in Britain to the current and assays the implications. Dr. Paulu did the fundamental examine for this quantity as a Fulbright pupil in London in 1953-54, while the hot self sufficient tv Authority was once being debated in Parliament and the British Broadcasting company used to be laying its plans to fulfill pageant. whereas he usually compares British and American practices, the writer believes that broadcasting needs to be studied in its personal nationwide atmosphere. He treats the topic, as a result, within the British context instead of the yankee. He describes the improvement of the BBC as a noncommercial public company with a monopoly of British broadcasting and experiences the criteria that resulted in the emergence of the commercially supported ITA. He locations significant emphasis on application descriptions but in addition discusses viewers reactions, employees and technical amenities, and funds. The publication deals precious information for college students and academics in communications classes in addition to for these engaged in radio or tv on both sides of the Atlantic.

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