Books tagged: media and society

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The Rise of the American Teenager
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This award-winning essay discusses the social foundations of “teenage” history, and how it was different to be a “teenager” across history. Moreover, this in-depth study will help explain current social phenomena from legal emancipation from a parent to the birth of the “tweener” or pre-teen subcultural notion.
Feminist Bloggers: The 2014 Collection
Price: Free! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
This collection of 20 feminist essays by 8 authors, covers a broad range of topics from feminism as a political label, to rape culture, to various perspectives on education. This volume also includes several pieces about how marketing addresses women and how mass media represent them. Every essay was originally published as part of a blog series hoping to generate a discussion.
The Articulated Man: A Personal Journey Through the Universe of Consciousness
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 40,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
The veil is lifted on the intersecting realities that surround us all, and the hidden meanings of the synchronous experience explored within the context of one person's life.
Karyn Kupcinet Strangled Hollywood Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Andrew Prine was Karyn Kupcinet's boyfriend until shortly before her violent and untimely death on November 28, 1963. Karyn's body lay undiscovered on a couch in her West Hollywood apartment for three days. It was found by two friends. My book reveals many of the likely suspects in her murder, including Prine, who is still alive. Karyn was also a drug abuser. She used methamphetamine habitually.
Role of Media in Twenty-First Century
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
The book focuses on role of media in modern times. Effort has been made to focus role of Muslim media. The issue of cyber privacy has also been dealt with.
Solitude and Presence: Photo Reflections on Natural and Digital Ecologies
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
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For over a year I, along with my wife and six-year-old daughter, have rented a small, mailbox-shaped house nestled among fifteen acres of private land in Durham, New Hampshire. During our time here the forest never lost its draw, and in fact has become an unexpected source of insight for my teaching and research in the areas of media, religion, and digital culture.
Media Under Fire
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology
The role of the mass media under authoritarian rule in Argentina and Brazil.
The Identity of Purity: A Teenage Girl's Guide to Sexual Purity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Youth, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
What does purity look like? Is it recognizable to the average teenage girl? Does she know that purity should be at the very foundation of her identity over makeup, short skirts, and finding a boyfriend? With examples in our pop culture like Beyonce and Christina Aguilera, there's a lot of work to be done in teaching our girls the definition of purity from God's perspective.
The Angle
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 56,240. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A devastating depiction of the isolation, entitlement, myopia and unprofitable pursuits plaguing the press, from its lowest unpaid roots to the hack kings of the column, The Angle examines the perilous place of news in the digital age, mixing biting humour with jaundiced yellow journalism in a colourful catalogue of a young man’s decline from eager cub reporter to long-in-the-tooth newshounds.
A Century is Nothing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
A work of metafiction with a Gonzo attitude. On 9/11 a prescient Vietnam Veteran was in the Sahara. He met Omar, a blind Touareg writer in exile. They moved to Cadiz, Spain and later an isolated mountain pueblo where they wrote about the past, present and future. Their stories inside stories incorporate diverse world cultures and spiritual awareness. Life is CAT: chance, aptitude and timing