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Anti-book: On the Art and Politics of Radical Publishing

By Nicholas Thorburn

2016 | University of Minnesota Press
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Presenting what he terms “a communism of textual matter,” Nicholas Thoburn explores the encounter between political thought and experimental writing and publishing. He takes a “post-digital” approach to a wide array of textual media forms, invitin ...

 
 
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Critical Semiotics: Theory, From Information to Affect

By Gary Genosko

2016 | Bloomsbury
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Critical Semiotics provides long overdue answers to questions at the junction of information, meaning and 'affect'. The affective turn in cultural studies has received much attention: a focus on the pre-individual bodily forces, linked to automatic r ...
 
 
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Telemodernities

By Tania Lewis, Fran Martin, Wanning Sun

2016 | Duke University Press
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Yoga gurus on lifestyle cable channels targeting time-pressured Indian urbanites; Chinese dating shows promoting competitive individualism; Taiwanese domestic makeover formats combining feng shui with life planning advice: Asian TV screens are increa ...
 
 
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Voice & Matter: Communication, Development and the Cultural Return

Edited By Oscar Hemer, Thomas Tufte

2016 | Nordicom
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International History of Communication Study

Edited By Peter Simonson, David W. Park

2016 | Routledge
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The International History of Communication Study maps the growth of media and communication studies around the world. Drawing out transnational flows of ideas, institutions, publications, and people, it offers the most compre ...

 
 
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Brand Command: Canadian Poltics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control

By Alex Marland

2016 | UBC Press
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The pursuit of political power is strategic as never before. Ministers, MPs, and candidates parrot the same catchphrases. The public service has become politicized. Decision making is increasingly concentrated in the Prime Minister’s Office. And a to ...
 
 
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Global University Rankings and the Mediatization of Higher Education

By Michelle Stack

2016 | Palgrave Macmillan
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Why do university leaders continue to pay attention to ranking systems despite research suggesting substantial flaws? This book delves into the role of media in generating powerful images of what it means to be a world-class university and how this c ...
 
 
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Civic Media: Technology | Design | Practice

Edited By Eric Gordon, Paul Mihailidis

2016 | MIT Press
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Countless people around the world harness the affordances of digital media to enable democratic participation, coordinate disaster relief, campaign for policy change, and strengthen local advocacy groups. The world watched as activists used social me ...
 
 
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Crossing borders and Boundaries in Public Service Media

Edited By Gregory Ferrell Lowe, Nobuto Yamamoto

2015 | Nordicom
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The seventh RIPE Reader investigates cross-boundary influences affecting public ser ...

 
 
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The Ethics of Rupture: Exploring Alternatives to Formal Research Ethics Review

Edited By Will C. van den Hoonaard, Ann Hamilton

2016 | University of Toronto Press
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For decades now, researchers in the social sciences and humanities have been ...

 
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