Battleground The Media 2 Volumes

Author: Robin Andersen
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 1567207464
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Battleground The Media 2 Volumes from the Author: Robin Andersen. Provides an overview of the many debates and controversial topics currently connected with our mediad.

Battleground

Author: Robin Andersen
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313341670
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Battleground from the Author: Robin Andersen. Provides an overview of the many debates and controversial topics currently connected with our media, providing context, definitions, notable programs, important media events and their historical significance, and future trends.

Battleground The Media 2 Volumes

Author: Robin Andersen
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 1567207464
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Battleground The Media 2 Volumes from the Author: Robin Andersen. Provides an overview of the many debates and controversial topics currently connected with our mediad.

Battleground

Author: Robin Andersen
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313341670
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Battleground from the Author: Robin Andersen. Provides an overview of the many debates and controversial topics currently connected with our media, providing context, definitions, notable programs, important media events and their historical significance, and future trends.

Battleground Women Gender And Sexuality 2 Volumes

Author: Stephanie Brzuzy
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313088004
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Battleground Women Gender And Sexuality 2 Volumes from the Author: Stephanie Brzuzy. Whether in the home or in the public arenas of media, work, sports, politics, art or religion, women often become embroiled as subjects in the political, social, and cultural debates in America. People on all areas of the political landscape see women in diverse and conflicting ways—as either too liberated or not liberated enough, or whether and how gender and sexual roles are rooted in either biology or culture. Battleground: Women, Gender, and Sexuality helps readers navigate contemporary issues and debates pertaining to women's lives in the United States and globally. This work examines how science and culture intertwine to influence how we think about our identities, desires, relationships, and societal roles today. Battleground: Women, Gender, and Sexuality comprises lengthy, in-depth discussions of the most timely issues that are debated in today's culture, such as, birth control, comparable worth, disability and gender, glass ceiling, immigration, plastic surgery, tattooing, and piercing, same-sex marriage, and sexual assault and sexual harrassment Each essay provides a balanced overview of these hot-button topics, and a list of works for Further Reading after each entry serves as a stepping-stone to more in-depth material for students who are writing papers or researching reports.

Cable News Confidential

Author: Jeff Cohen
Publisher: PoliPointPress
ISBN: 9780976062165
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Cable News Confidential from the Author: Jeff Cohen. A lively survey of the three major cable news channels charges Fox, CNN, and MSNBC with failing to cover the modern world's most important issues, sharing a range of whimsical anecdotes by some of today's top-recognized pundits and media personalities.

Outside The Box

Author: Deepa Kumar
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252075897
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Outside The Box from the Author: Deepa Kumar. When 185,000 United Parcel Service (UPS) workers across the United States walked off their jobs in the fall of 1997, working-class concerns became front-page news. Outside the Box presents a rare, in-depth study of the media representation of this major labour struggle. Deepa Kumar delineates the background and history of the strike, how it emerged within the trajectory of the rise of neoliberal globalization, and how television networks and dominant print media portrayed the event. Through a textual analysis of over 500 news reports, Kumar shows how the strikers pressured a seemingly intractable media system to represent the interests of workers and thereby elevated the class contradictions at the heart of a booming economy. While UPS had made about a billion dollars in profit during the year prior to the strike, its workers had seen paltry wage increases, a steady shift from secure full-time jobs to part-time jobs, and deteriorating working conditions. The corporate media were forced during this strike, to address working-class issues sympathetically. However, once the strike was over, the media reverted to business as usual. Drawing on her analysis of the strike, Kumar argues that media reform is more complicated than is suggested by liberal media theorists, yet she also argues against the pessimistic currents of radical scholarship that view the media as all-powerful. Instead, she puts forward the case for a dialectical understanding, developing what she calls a "dominance/resistance model" for media analysis.

Battleground A N

Author: Robin Andersen
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313341687
Size: 21.18 MB
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Battleground A N from the Author: Robin Andersen. Provides an overview of the many debates and controversial topics currently connected with our media, providing context, definitions, notable programs, important media events and their historical significance, and future trends.

Practicing Religion In The Age Of The Media

Author: Stewart M. Hoover
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231120883
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Practicing Religion In The Age Of The Media from the Author: Stewart M. Hoover. Focusing on this intersection of the sacred and the secular, this volume gathers together the work of media experts, religious historians, sociologists of religion, and authorities on American studies and art history. Topics range from Islam on the Internet to the quasi-religious practices of Elvis fans, from the uses of popular culture by the Salvation Army in its early years to the uses of interactive media technologies at the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Beit Hashoah Museum of Tolerance.

Schools

Author: Sandra Mathison
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313339417
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Schools from the Author: Sandra Mathison. No topic sparks an argument faster among the American public, even with relatively apolitical people, than how their children are taught. In schools across the country, school boards, parents, teachers, and students themselves debate issues ranging from charter schools, to the first amendment rights of students, to the efficacy of the No Child Left Behind Act. School districts in Georgia and Pennsylvania have seen battles over the teaching of evolution; places as diverse as Colorado, Washington, and Kentucky have had debates over how best to protect children while at school. Battleground: Schools provides an in-depth, balanced overview of these controversial topics and enables teachers, students, and their parents to better understand the foundations of these conflicts.