Books tagged: media studies

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The New Female Action Hero
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,090. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Feminist
This academic but immensely readable book analyzes the rise of the female action over the last three decades in film and television. The author examines the way in which popular culture has revisioned the old archetype of the hero, so that all heroes now can combine the best of both masculine and feminine traits – and so that all women potentially have more freedom.
Experimentum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
I've written and assembled these research notes from my two-year study into media susceptibility as a result of experiencing nearly six years of group stalking, harassment and defamation which began during my overseas travels. Being defamed online and seeing real-life behavioural changes in people’s interactions with me, I investigated the effect of mass media messages on human malleability.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Three and Derivative Works
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This third volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the third season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with analysis of both licensed derivative works and a selection of fanworks to explore these questions and the show which inspired them.
On Dialogic Speech
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Sociolinguistics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Published in 1923, On Dialogic Speech is the first study devoted entirely to the forms of speech in their concrete, social and inter-subjective manifestations. It is also the first study addressing the linguistic, psycho-physiological, pragmatic, semantic and socio-political aspects of dialogue and dialogic interaction.
Review of Slayage: The On-line International Journal of Buffy Studies, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
“From an episode guide to a cultural reference index, from an academic bibliography to an encyclopedia, from news of recent and forthcoming scholarly books, essays and conferences to an online shop, those interested in the burgeoning field of inquiry known as Buffy Studies need go nowhere else.”
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
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.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
What I've Learnt ...and What I Was Secretly Thinking Behind Their Backs.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: Australian English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
Thirty years in the making. A very serious book covering a plethora of very important topics including War, Religion, Biomechanics, Exercise, Nutrition, Communication, The Media, Professionalism, History and Globalisation to name only a few. Full of the best quotes, the best films and TV for watching. It also proves "The Real Devil", how to recognise it, understand it and resist it. A MUST HAVE!!
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives
Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.