By R. Bramall
By David Wright
By Cressida J. Heyes
The topic of normalization and its dating to sex/gender is an enormous one in feminist concept; Heyes' ebook is exclusive in her masterful use of Foucault; its readability, and its subtle mixture of the theoretical and the anecdotal. it is going to attract feminist philosophers and theorists.
By Theodore Ziolkowski
By Priscilla L. Walton
By Siân Nicholas,Tom O'Malley
The media have continually performed a primary position in setting up the best way rules movement via societies. yet what occurs while these rules are disruptive to common social family? Bringing jointly paintings through students in background, media and cultural stories and sociology, this assortment explores this position in additional intensity and with extra consciousness paid to the complexities in the back of traditional analyses.?Attention is paid to morality and law; empire and picture; the function of ladies; authoritarianism; wartime and fears of treachery; and fears of cultural contamination.
The ebook starts off with essays that contextualise the theoretical and historiographical problems with the connection among social fears, ethical panics and the media. the second one part offers case stories which illustrate the ways that the media has participated in, or been visible because the resource of, the production of threats to society. eventually, the 3rd part then exhibits how old study calls into query uncomplicated assumptions in regards to the dating among the media and social disruption.
By M. Keith Booker
At a time while picture novels have extended past their fan cults to develop into mainstream bestsellers and resources for Hollywood leisure, Encyclopedia of comedian Books and picture Novels serves as an exhaustive exploration of the genre's heritage, its landmark creators and creations, and its profound impact on American lifestyles and tradition.
Encyclopedia of comedian Books and photo Novels specializes in English-language comics—plus a small collection of influential eastern and ecu works on hand in English—with specific emphasis at the new photo novel layout that emerged within the Nineteen Seventies. Entries disguise influential comedian artists and writers corresponding to Will Eisner, Alan Moore, and supply Morrison, significant genres and topics, and particular characters, comedian ebook imprints, and landmark titles, together with the pulp noir 100 Bullets, the post-apocalyptic Y: The final Man, the revisionist superhero drama, Identity Crisis, and extra. Key franchises similar to Superman and Batman are the heart of a constellation of similar entries that come with photo novels and different imprints that includes an identical characters or material.
By Peter Bramham,Stephen Wagg
The frequent thought of the 'postmodern urban' is often associated with the decline of conventional production industries and a corresponding wane of white working-class tradition. rather than those look versatile operating practices, a varied team, and a better emphasis on intake, relaxation, and tourism.
Illustrated by way of an interdisciplinary learn of Leeds, a customary postmodern urban, this quantity examines how such towns have reinvented themselves – commercially, politically and spatially – over the last twenty years. The paintings addresses concerns like cultural coverage, city-centre improvement, game, relaxation and id, and explores various city techniques when it comes to altering configuration of sophistication, gender and ethnicity within the postmodern city.
By J. Uldam,A. Vestergaard
By Jaime Lluch