Film As Social Practice

Author: Graeme Turner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136784918
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Film As Social Practice. This fourth edition of our bestselling text has been comprehensively updated and revised to include contemporary film analysis and recent films. With a focus on contemporary popular cinema and examples from Classical Hollywood, Graeme Turner examines the social and cultural aspects of film from audiences and ideologies to exhibition and technology. This fourth edition now includes: new sections dealing with debates about spectacle and special effects an extended treatment of sound and its contribution to cinema film theory’s discussion of the representation of race and ethnicity a thorough update of individual film references a revised applications chapter that includes new contemporary examples new illustrations from contemporary popular cinema. Students of film studies, film practice and film theory will find this a welcome addition to their degree course studies.

British Cultural Studies

Author: Graeme Turner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134528337
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British Cultural Studies. is a comprehensive introduction to the British tradition of cultural studies. Turner offers an accessible overview of the central themes that have informed British cultural studies: language, semiotics, Marxism and ideology, individualism, subjectivity and discourse. Beginning with a history of cultural studies, Turner discusses the work of such pioneers as Raymond Williams, Richard Hoggart, E. P.Thompson, Stuart Hall and the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies. He then explores the central theorists and categories of British cultural studies: texts and contexts; audience; everyday life; ideology; politics, gender and race. The third edition of this successful text has been fully revised and updated to include: * How to apply the principles of cultural studies and how to read a text * An overview of recent ethnographic studies * Discussion of anthropological theories of consumption * Questions of identity and new ethnicities * How to do cultural studies, and an evaluation of recent research methodologies * A fully updated and comprehensive bibliography

An Introduction To Language And Society

Author: Martin Montgomery
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415072380
Size: 35.91 MB
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An Introduction To Language And Society. This book explores how our ways of engaging with the world may be shaped by the categories, systems & patterns of language. It includes new material on gender, register, the speech community, language and subcultures, and language and representation.

Television Studies After Tv

Author: Graeme Turner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134021666
Size: 60.97 MB
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Television Studies After Tv. Television studies must now address a complex environment where change has been vigorous but uneven, and where local and national conditions vary significantly. Globalizing media industries, deregulatory policy regimes, the multiplication, convergence and trade in media formats, the emergence of new content production industries outside the US/UK umbrella, and the fragmentation of media audiences are all changing the nature of television today: its content, its industrial structure and how it is consumed. Television Studies after TV leads the way in developing new ways of understanding television in the post-broadcast era. With contributions from leading international scholars, it considers the full range of convergent media now implicated in understanding television, and also focuses on large non-Anglophone markets – such as Asia and Latin America — in order to accurately reflect the wide variety of structures, forms and content which now organise television around the world.

Communication For Development In The Third World

Author: Srinivas R Melkote
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761994763
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Communication For Development In The Third World. This completely revised edition builds on the framework provided by the earlier text. It traces the history of development communication, presents and critiques diverse approaches and their proponents, and provides ideas and models for development communication in the new century.

Diy Media

Author: Michele Knobel
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9781433106354
Size: 10.37 MB
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Diy Media. Schools remain notorious for co-opting digital technologies to «business as usual» approaches to teaching new literacies. DIY Media addresses this issue head-on, and describes expansive and creative practices of digital literacy that are increasingly influential and popular in contexts beyond the school, and whose educational potential is not yet being tapped to any significant degree in classrooms. This book is very much concerned with engaging students in do-it-yourself digitally mediated meaning-making practices. As such, it is organized around three broad areas of digital media: moving media, still media, and audio media. Specific DIY media practices addressed in the chapters include machinima, anime music videos, digital photography, podcasting, and music remixing. Each chapter opens with an overview of a specific DIY media practice, includes a practical how-to tutorial section, and closes with suggested applications for classroom settings. This collection will appeal not only to educators, but to anyone invested in better understanding – and perhaps participating in – the significant shift towards everyday people producing their own digital media.

Communication For Development

Author: Srinivas R. Melkote
Publisher: Sage Publications Pvt. Limited
ISBN: 9789351502579
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Communication For Development. Discusses the conceptual framework of development communication (devcom) to address inequality and injustice in contemporary contexts

Religion And Popular Culture In America Third Edition

Author: Bruce David Forbes
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520291441
Size: 30.48 MB
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Religion And Popular Culture In America Third Edition. The connection between popular culture and religion is an enduring part of American life. With seventy-five percent new content, the third edition of this multifaceted and popular collection has been revised and updated throughout to provide greater religious diversity in its topics and address critical developments in the study of religion and popular culture. This edition also adds to the end of each chapter new the pedagogical tools of discussion questions and key term glossaries.

Contemporary Authors

Author: Frances C. Locher
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780810300293
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Contemporary Authors. Contains alphabetically arranged profiles of contemporary authors in a range of media, including books, magazines, newspapers, television, radio, and film, each with personal data, addresses, career history, and a list of writings, and in some cases, a list of works in progress, sidelights, and avocational interests.