Download Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public by Steven Casey PDF

By Steven Casey

The Korean warfare occupies a distinct position in American background and international coverage. since it heavily after international struggle II and ushered in a brand new period of army motion because the first scorching clash of the chilly struggle, the Korean struggle was once advertised as a wholly new form of army crusade. yet how have been the war-weary American humans confident that the restricted goals of the Korean struggle have been of paramount value to the country? during this ground-breaking e-book, Steven Casey deftly analyzes the Truman and Eisenhower administrations' decided efforts to form public discourse in regards to the warfare, effect media insurance of the clash, and achieve political aid for his or her total method of waging the chilly conflict, whereas additionally attempting to stay away from inciting a hysteria that may make it tough to localize the clash. the 1st in-depth examine of Truman's and Eisenhower's efforts to garner and maintain help for the warfare, Selling the Korean War weaves a lucid story of the interactions among the president and govt officers, newshounds, and public opinion that eventually produced the 20 th century inspiration of constrained warfare. it's been popularly inspiration that the general public is instinctively opposed in the direction of any struggle fought for under overall victory, yet Casey exhibits that constrained wars position significant constraints on what the govt. can say and do. He additionally demonstrates how the Truman management skillfully rededicated and redefined the struggle because it dragged on with mounting casualties. utilizing a wealthy array of formerly untapped archival resources--including reputable executive files, and the papers of major congressmen, newspaper editors, and warfare correspondents--Casey's paintings can provide to be the definitive observe at the dating among presidents and public opinion in the course of America's "forgotten war."

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Download Reading Bridal Magazines from a Critical Discursive by E. Glapka PDF

By E. Glapka

Bridal magazines became more and more renowned in Western society, proliferating the belief of a ‘princess bride’ on her ‘big day’. but little has been written on how the ever-expanding marriage ceremony media and the preferred marriage ceremony tradition constructs gender and impacts the methods ladies dwell and event their weddings. providing a critique of latest marriage ceremony discourse, this publication marries jointly analyses of media texts and their reception to suggest a brand new method of media discourse. The research richly illustrates how girls are invited to embody not just the stereotypical thought of bridal femininity but additionally a consumptive approach of experiencing it. via exam of brides’ debts in their ‘big days’, the ebook observes the imprints of the preferred gender imagery on their self-portraits and self-narratives, and describes the women’s different ways to them. according to insights from gender and important discourse reviews, sociology and viewers learn, this exploration illuminates the continued debate on ‘media and gender’ and its methodological approaches.

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Download TARDISbound: Navigating the Universes of Doctor Who by Piers D. Britton PDF

By Piers D. Britton

Doctor Who has continuously thrived on multiplicty, unpredictability and transformation, its worlds and characters kaleidoscopic and transferring - and its complexity has exponentially elevated during the last two decades. With its positive go back to television in 2005, Doctor Who existed in 4 diverse fictional types, throughout 3 various media, with 5 actors at the same time enjoying the eponymous hero. TARDISbound is the 1st booklet to deal either with the television sequence and with the "audio adventures," unique novels, and brief tale anthologies produced because the Nineties, enticing with the typical parts of those various texts and with targeted gains of each.</i> <i>TARDISbound locations Doctor Who less than numerous lenses, from interpreting the prime features of those Doctor Who texts, to problems with type, ethnicity and gender when it comes to the Doctor(s), different TARDIS crew-members, and the non-human/inhuman beings they stumble upon. TARDISbound additionally addresses significant questions about the aesthetics and moral implications of Doctor Who.

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Download Islam in the British Broadsheets: The Impact of Orientalism by Elzain Elgamri PDF

By Elzain Elgamri

From the overdue Ayatollah Khomeini's fatwa opposed to Salman Rushdie, to the extremism of the Taliban and the mass homicide of the September eleventh assaults, a twin of Islam as a violent and anti-Western religion has featured dominantly within the worldwide mass media. during this publication, Elzain Elgamri units out to refute such generalizations. bearing in mind the traditionally conditioned Orientalist discourses, in mild of the polarized dating among Islam and the West, and deconstructing what has really been pronounced within the British caliber press, Elgamri issues out that what has truly been journalistically lined is an incomplete fragment of a way more complicated scenario. whereas acknowledging that those bad acts have been certainly dedicated within the identify of Islam, and they did contain bloody violence that claimed the lives of blameless civilians and triggered a lot intimidation, Elgamri argues that those occasions were represented by way of the media as an archetype of Islam, while actually there's no unmarried monolithic Islam and, as a result, no unmarried monolithic Muslim neighborhood. the writer concludes that, opposite to what's usually depicted, Islam and Muslim societies aren't restricted simply to disagreement, violence, terrorism, and antagonism in the direction of every little thing Western, yet really are tremendous different of their spiritual and political outlooks.

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Download The Hyper(in)visible Fat Woman: Weight and Gender Discourse by Jeannine A. Gailey PDF

By Jeannine A. Gailey

In The Hyper(in)visible fats lady, Jeannine A. Gailey argues that ladies of dimension in North the US occupy a paradoxical social place: as 'fat' ladies they obtain extraordinary (critical) consciousness, whereas at the same time their subjectivity—in phrases in their personal wishes, wishes, and lives—is erased. during this manner their event veers painfully among the hypervisible and the hyperinvisible. Gailey seeks to discover this obvious paradox via a multidimensional research of in-depth interviews with seventy four ladies of dimension, targeting topics resembling weight loss plan, overall healthiness, intercourse and relationship, and id with the women's reports and voices on the vanguard. In doing so Gailey highlights the methods a few ladies may be able to effectively subvert the dominant discourse. The ensuing booklet fills an important hole within the literature by means of emphasizing women's personal reports, and through constructing a much-needed conceptual framework for examining marginalized bodies.

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Download A New History of Documentary Film by Jack C. Ellis, Betsy A. McLane PDF

By Jack C. Ellis, Betsy A. McLane

A radical and definitive survey/history of documentary motion pictures. Concentrating commonly at the output of the USA, the united kingdom, and Canada, the authors define the origins of the shape after which convey its improvement over the subsequent numerous a long time. The ebook is totally updated in discussing motion pictures like Fahrenheit Sept. 11 and Aileen: existence and loss of life of a Serial Killer.&lt;br/&gt;&lt;br/&gt;Written in an easy, chronological structure, the textual content is simple and entire of content material, info, and old point of view. every one bankruptcy concludes with an inventory of the main documentaries in that individual period of time or style, and there are priceless appendices directory the entire winners of the Academy Award for top Documentary, in addition to the winners of the Grierson Award.&lt;br/&gt; &gt;

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Download Nollywood Stars: Media and Migration in West Africa and the by Noah A. Tsika PDF

By Noah A. Tsika

In this accomplished examine of Nollywood stardom world wide, Noah A. Tsika explores how the industry’s best on-screen skills have helped Nollywood to extend past West Africa and into the diaspora to turn into one of many globe's so much prolific and various media manufacturers. wearing VHS tapes and DVDs onto airplanes and publicizing new tools of movie distribution, the celebs are lively brokers within the worldwide circulate of Nollywood movie. From Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde’s cameo position on VH1’s renowned seriesHit the Floorto Oge Okoye’s startling impersonation of woman Gaga, this publication follows Nollywood stars from Lagos to London, Ouagadougou, Cannes, Paris, Porto-Novo, Sekondi-Takoradi, Dakar, Accra, Atlanta, Houston, big apple, and la. Tsika tracks their efforts to combine into quite a few leisure cultures, yet by no means to the purpose of effacing their African roots.

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Download Rethinking Representations of Asian Women: Changes, by Noriko Ijichi, Atsufumi Kato, Ryoko Sakurada PDF

By Noriko Ijichi, Atsufumi Kato, Ryoko Sakurada

According to old and ethnographic ways, this quantity examines how the ideological photographs of Asian girls are produced, circulated, appropriated, and pluralized. members learn the interactions among the politicized formation of ideological representations and the standard practices of girls who face up to and re-contextualize those photos.

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Download Media Studies: The Basics by Julian McDougall PDF

By Julian McDougall

There were seismic shifts in what constitutes (the) media lately with technological advances ushering in complete new different types of manufacturers, shoppers and modes of supply. This has been mirrored within the means media is studied with new theories, suggestions and practices coming to the fore. Media reviews: the fundamentals is the appropriate advisor to this altering panorama and addresses middle questions including:

Who, or what, is the media?
What are the most important phrases and ideas utilized in analysing media?
Where were the affects of the globalization of media?
How, and via whom, is media made within the twenty first century?
Featuring modern case reports from around the globe, a word list and recommendations for additional analyzing, this can be the precise creation to media stories at the present time.

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