Representations of Femininity in American Genre Cinema: The by David Greven

By David Greven

The topic of woman transformation informs the Hollywood illustration of femininity from the studio period to the current. even if it happens bodily, emotionally, or on another point, transformation permits girl protagonists to barter their very own advanced wants and to withstand the obligatory marriage plot. A sweeping learn of Hollywood from Now, Voyager, The Heiress, and Flamingo highway, to Carrie, the Alien movies, The courageous One, and the Slasher Horror style, this booklet boldly unsettles ordinary understandings of style movie, girl sexuality, and Freudian idea because it makes a robust new case for the queer relevance of woman representation.

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Critical Media Studies: An Introduction by Brian L. Ott, Robert L. Mack

By Brian L. Ott, Robert L. Mack

Absolutely revised to mirror today's media atmosphere, this re-creation of Critical Media Studies deals scholars a complete creation to the sphere and demonstrates the way to imagine severely concerning the strength and impression of media in our day-by-day lives.

•Presents an interesting and entire creation to a vast diversity of severe ways to the sphere written in an available way
•Features a brand new bankruptcy on sociological research that finds how audiences use media of their daily lives to control social roles, relationships, and contexts
•Offers great updates to examples utilized in the publication to mirror modern criteria, textual kinds, and viewers behaviors
•Delivers up to date media references that resonate with today's undergraduates
•Updated with extra worldwide examples for broader appeal
•Enhanced on-line assets, together with PowerPoint slides, try financial institution, research courses and pattern assignments, to be had upon book at www.wiley.com/go/criticalmediastudies

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Broadcasting and New Media Policies in Western Europe by Kenneth Dyson, Peter Humphreys, Ralph Negrine

By Kenneth Dyson, Peter Humphreys, Ralph Negrine

Murdoch, Maxwell, Hersant, Berlusconi, Bertelsmann, Springer and Turner ... within the Nineteen Eighties new actors emerged to take advantage of the possibilities in ecu broadcasting, supplied by way of the recent applied sciences of satellite tv for pc and cable. Dramatic political, monetary and cultural results have been promised and are already being addressed by way of public coverage. This publication analyses and translates the improvement of regulatory rules in Western Europe in accordance with those new phenomena.

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Film Noir: Hard-Boiled Modernity and the Cultures of by Justus Nieland, Jennifer Fay

By Justus Nieland, Jennifer Fay

The time period "film noir" nonetheless conjures photographs of a uniquely American malaise: hard-boiled detectives, deadly girls, and the shadowy hells of city existence. yet from its beginnings, movie noir has been a world phenomenon, and its stylistic icons have migrated around the advanced geo-political terrain of global cinema. This publication lines movie noir's emergent connection to ecu cinema, its flow inside of a sophisticated tradition of literary and cinematic translation, and its postwar consolidation within the US, Europe, Asia, the center East, and Latin the US.
The authors study how movie noir crosses nationwide obstacles, speaks to various foreign audiences, and dramatizes neighborhood crimes and the crises of neighborhood areas within the face of worldwide phenomena like world-wide melancholy, struggle, political profession, financial and cultural modernization, decolonization, and migration. This clean learn of movie noir and worldwide tradition additionally discusses movie noir's heterogeneous kind and revises vital scholarly debates approximately this forever fascinating genre.
Key motion pictures mentioned include:
The Maltese Falcon (Huston, 1941)
Stray puppy (Kurosawa, 1949)
Aventurera (Gout, 1950)
Out of the Past (Tourneur, 1947)
Ossessione (Visconti, 1943)
La Bá Humaine (Renoir, 1938)
C.I.D. (Khosla, 1956)
The woman from Shanghai (Welles, 1947)
The American Friend (Wenders, 1977)
Chungking Express (Wong, 1994)

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Managing Media Firms and Industries: What's So Special About by Gregory Ferrell Lowe, Charles Brown

By Gregory Ferrell Lowe, Charles Brown

This quantity offers wealthy perception into the character and perform of media administration. Contributions determine the measure to which administration of media businesses calls for a different set of abilities, highlighting similarities and modifications of media companies in comparison with different industries when it comes to administration practices, HR improvement and operational facets. good fortune and obstacles of analysis on media administration conception is evaluated, either drawing on administration conception and reading insights from different disciplines. Dimensions for destiny learn are thought of in addition to sensible implications for media managers and company constructions. The publication serves as a priceless reference for researchers, complicated scholars and practitioners in media industries.

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What the Music Said: Black Popular Music and Black Public by Mark Anthony Neal

By Mark Anthony Neal

Publish yr note: First released in 1999
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What the track Said is a booklet approximately groups below siege, but additionally groups engaged in a number of types of resistance, institution-building and daily pleasures. starting with the Be-Bop period, Mark Anthony Neal reads the tale of "black communities" during the black culture in renowned song.

Exploring the vast diversity of black cultural adventure and expression, Neal locates a historical past that demanding situations the view that hip-hop was once the 1st black cultural circulation to "speak fact to power".

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Language and Power in Blogs: Interaction, Disagreements and by Brook Bolander

By Brook Bolander

Language and tool in Blogs systematically analyses the discursive practices of bloggers and their readers in 8 English-language personal/diary blogs. the focus is thereby put on ties among those practices and tool. The publication demonstrates that the workout of strength during this mode could be studied through the research of conversational keep watch over (turn-taking, speakership and subject control), coupled with learn on agreements and disagreements. during this vein, it unearths that regulate of the ground is strongly tied now not exclusively to premiums of participation, yet extra strikingly to the kinds of contributions interlocutors make. With its precise linguistic analyses and entire theoretical and methodological therapy of language use and tool, the e-book is attention-grabbing for researchers and scholars operating in the domain names of pragmatics, discourse research, textual content linguistics and corpus linguistics, in either offline and on-line settings.

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Mobile Media: Content And Servies for Wireless Communcations by Jo Groebel, Eli M. Noam, Valerie Feldmann

By Jo Groebel, Eli M. Noam, Valerie Feldmann

The proliferation of cellular media lately is a world phenomenon, with billions of units bought every year. cellular communications are actually relocating past individualized voice to mass media content—text, voice, sound, pictures, or even video. it will create new varieties of content material that let media businesses and clients to have interaction in new methods. there's a powerful curiosity from the media and telecom industries in what demeanour of purposes and content material will be allotted in that model, and at what rate. to reply to those questions, the publication presents 18 chapters from the world over popular authors. They determine most likely varieties of content material comparable to information, leisure, peer-to-peer, and location-specific details; review the economics, company types, and cost mechanisms essential to aid those media; and canopy coverage dimensions reminiscent of copyright, competitiveness, and entry rights for content material services. This e-book takes the reader throughout the numerous parts that have to be thought of within the improvement of 3rd new release (3G) content material, and explains pitfalls and obstacles. the result's a quantity of curiosity to enterprise pros, teachers, and coverage makers. The booklet is foreign in concentration and a word list of phrases is equipped. There are few guides on hand which provide an outline of this swiftly altering box.

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