• Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk: Screening the End of Tourism book cover

    Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk

    Screening the End of Tourism, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    In today’s world, the need to eliminate natural and human-made disasters has been at the forefront of national and international socio-political agendas. The management of risks such as terrorism, labour strikes, protests and environmental degradation has become pivotal for countries that depend on…

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  • Paul Lazarsfeld and the Origins of Communications Research book cover

    Paul Lazarsfeld and the Origins of Communications Research

    1st Edition

    By Hynek Jeřábek

    The manuscript discusses the early days of communication research, explicitly the first works of Paul Lazarsfeld’s radio and media research in Vienna, Newark, NJ, Princeton and New York during the years between the early 1930s, and the end of the 1940s. Lazarsfeld’s Viennese radio research,…

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  • Taiwan Cinema: International Reception and Social Change book cover

    Taiwan Cinema

    International Reception and Social Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kuei-fen Chiu, Ming-yeh Rawnsley, Gary Rawnsley

    The book examines recent developments in Taiwan cinema, with particular focus on a leading contemporary Taiwan filmmaker, Wei Te-sheng, who is responsible for such Asian blockbusters as Cape No.7, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale and Kano. The book discusses key issues, including…

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  • Dynamics of National Identity: Media and Societal Factors of What We Are book cover

    Dynamics of National Identity

    Media and Societal Factors of What We Are, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Grimm, Leonie Huddy, Peter Schmidt, Josef Seethaler

    Globalization, immigration and economic crisis challenge the conceptions of nations, trans-national institutions and post-ethnic societies which are central topics in social sciences' discourses. This book examines in an interdisciplinary and international comparative way structures of national…

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  • Italian Mobilities book cover

    Italian Mobilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Stephanie Hom

    The Italian nation-state has been defined by practices of mobility. Tourists have flowed in from the era of the Grand Tour to the present, and Italians flowed out in massive numbers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Italians made up the largest voluntary emigration in recorded world…

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  • Chinese Television and National Identity Construction: The Cultural Politics of Music-Entertainment Programmes book cover

    Chinese Television and National Identity Construction

    The Cultural Politics of Music-Entertainment Programmes, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Gorfinkel

    This book examines music entertainment programmes on China Central Television, China’s only national level television network, as well as on nationally-available provincial channels, exploring how such programmes project a nuanced image of China’s identity and position in the world. It shows how…

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  • Global Youth in Digital Trajectories book cover

    Global Youth in Digital Trajectories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michalis Kontopodis, Christos Varvantakis, Christoph Wulf

    Global Youth in Digital Trajectories explores the most recent developments regarding youth and media in a global perspective. Representing an innovative contribution to virtual research methods, this book presents research carried out in areas as diverse as Greece, the Netherlands, Germany, Brazil,…

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  • Cultural Pedagogies and Human Conduct book cover

    Cultural Pedagogies and Human Conduct

    1st Edition

    By Megan Watkins, Greg Noble, Catherine Driscoll

    Pedagogy is often glossed as the ‘art and science of teaching’ but this focus typically ties it to the instructional practices of formalised schooling. Like the emerging work on ‘public pedagogies’, the notion of cultural pedagogies signals the importance of the pedagogic in realms other than…

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  • Challenging Corporate Social Responsibility: Lessons for public relations from the casino industry book cover

    Challenging Corporate Social Responsibility

    Lessons for public relations from the casino industry, 1st Edition

    By Jessalynn R. Strauss

    The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become increasingly widespread, as businesses seek to incorporate socially responsible behaviors while still being accountable to shareholders. Indeed some research has suggested that CSR in itself can form the basis of good PR by promoting…

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  • Advances in Biographical Methods: Creative Applications book cover

    Advances in Biographical Methods

    Creative Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maggie O'Neill, Brian Roberts, Andrew Sparkes

    Rooted in a long and diverse genealogy, biographical approaches have developed from a focus upon a single story, a ‘life story’ and personal documents (e.g. diaries), to encompass (more routinely) autobiographical secondary and archival research and analysis - as well as multi-media, arts based…

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  • Cultural Heritage Communities: Technologies and Challenges book cover

    Cultural Heritage Communities

    Technologies and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luigina Ciolfi, Areti Damala, Eva Hornecker, Monika Lechner, Laura Maye

    Cultural heritage communities of interest have increasingly expanded from cultural heritage professionals to volunteers, special interest groups and independent citizen-led initiative groups. Digital technology has also increasingly impacted cultural heritage by affording novel experiences of it –…

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  • Hybrid Media Culture: Sensing Place in a World of Flows book cover

    Hybrid Media Culture

    Sensing Place in a World of Flows, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Lindgren

    The distinction between online and offline realities is becoming more and more difficult to sustain. As computer-mediated communication evolves and as interaction becomes more and more dependent on the Internet, social, cultural, and political aspects begin to get caught and entangled in the web of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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