Globalisation, Context and Difference
From the foreword: This book is a major contribution to the field of comparative and international education. It has been co-authored by two distinguished figures, who write with authority and clarity, and who present conceptual insights which add creative and intellectual vitality to the field at...
Published March 5th 2003 by Routledge
Large Scale Reorganisation of Schools
Why is educational change becoming more complex? Are there patterns in this complexity? How may managers cope effectively with complex educational change?This book investigates initiatives to reorganise school systems, involving highly emotive closures and mergers. It reveals how reorganisation was...
Published May 22nd 2002 by Routledge
The Story of Gay and Lesbian Broadcasting
This book is both a retrospective history of the gay community's use of electronic media as a way of networking and creating a sense of community, and an examination of the current situation, an analysis and critical assessment of gay/lesbian electronic media. Keith and Johnson use original...
Published February 27th 2001 by Routledge
The Future of Mass Media in a Narcissistic Society
Ed Shane here traces a change in the American pervasive mass media that once disseminated information quickly and stimulated mass cultural response, to a de-massified individual media that incubate a new electronic narcissicism, producing an inwardly-focused society....
Published November 29th 2000 by Routledge
Psychology, Counseling, and Related Professions, 2nd Edition
Should I go to graduate school? How do I choose where to apply? Are my grades and accomplishments good enough to get in? Who should I ask to write recommendation letters for me, and how should I approach these people? How do I write my "personal statement?" When will I hear my fate, and how should...
Published February 29th 2000 by Psychology Press
An Oral History of American Radio in the Television Age
Includes interviews with such well known personalities as Walter Cronkite, Dick Clark, Steve Allen, Art Linkletter, Paul Harvey, Howard K. Smith, Ed McMahon, Bruce Morrow, as well as more than fifty other individuals who were or continue to be actively involved in radio....
Published October 30th 1999 by Routledge
Low Power Television in America
By any standards, the most eclectic form of broadcasting in the U.S. today is called low-power television (LPTV). Not an insignificant blip in the industry, LPTV offers true local and community programming to tens of thousands of U.S. viewers. Because it can go where the cable industry doesn't go,...
Published June 29th 1999 by Routledge
Tuning into the Radical Right
The airwaves in America are being used by armed militias, conspiracy theorists, survivalists, the religious right, white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and other radical groups to reach millions with their messages of hate and fear. Waves of Rancor examines the origin, nature, and impact of right-wing...
Published March 30th 1999 by Routledge
Until very recently questions of resistance seemed straightforward, addressed in terms of an analysis of power. This book demonstrates how new, radical geographies of resistance emerge, develop and operate. Radical cultural politics, exemplified by the black, feminist and gay liberation, has...
Published June 18th 1997 by Routledge