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  1. African American Viewers and the Black Situation Comedy

    Situating Racial Humor

    By Robin R. Means Coleman

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    Providing new insight into key debates over race and representation in the media, this ethnographic study explores the ways in which African Americans have been depicted in Black situation comedies-from 1950's Beulah to contemporary series like Martin and Living Single....

    Published January 31st 2000 by Routledge

  2. Race in Cyberspace

    Edited by Beth Kolko, Lisa Nakamura, Gilbert Rodman

    Groundbreaking and timely, Race in Cyberspace brings to light the important yet vastly overlooked intersection of race and cyberspace....

    Published January 11th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Taking Flight With OWLs

    Examining Electronic Writing Center Work

    Edited by James A. Inman, Donna Sewell

    Taking Flight With OWLs examines computer technology use in writing centers. Its purpose is to move beyond anecdotal evidence for implementing computer technology in writing centers, presenting carefully considered studies that theorize the move to computer technology and examine technology use in...

    Published December 31st 1999 by Routledge

  4. De-Westernizing Media Studies

    Edited by James Curran, Myung-Jin Park

    Series: Communication and Society

    De-Westernizing Media Studies brings together leading media critics from around the world to address central questions in the study of the media. How do the media connect to power in society? Who and what influence the media? How is globalization changing both society and the media?...

    Published December 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  5. Genre and Hollywood

    By Steve Neale

    Series: Sightlines

    Genre and Hollywood provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of genre. In this important new book, Steve Neale discusses all the major concepts, theories and accounts of Hollywood and genre, as well as the key genres which theorists have written about, from horror to the Western. He...

    Published December 15th 1999 by Routledge

  6. French Film

    Texts and Contexts, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Susan Hayward, Ginette Vincendeau

    The second edition of this innovative textbook brings together leading scholars to provide detailed analyses of twenty-two key films within the canon of French cinema, from the 1920s to the 1990s. Films discussed include:* masterpieces such as Renoir's La Bete Humaine and Carne's Les Enfants du...

    Published December 15th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Basic Writing

    Exploring Identity, Politics, and Community in interaction

    By Laura Gray-Rosendale

    This book surveys the history of basic writing scholarship, suggesting that we cannot adequately theorize the situations of basic writers unless we examine how they construct their own conceptions of their identities, their constructions of their relationships to social forces, and their...

    Published November 30th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Origins of Mass Communications Research During the American Cold War

    Educational Effects and Contemporary Implications

    By Timothy Glander

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    In this critical examination of the beginnings of mass communications research in the United States, written from the perspective of an educational historian, Timothy Glander uses archival materials that have not been widely studied to document, contextualize, and interpret the dominant expressions...

    Published November 30th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Balancing the Secrets of Private Disclosures

    Edited by Sandra Petronio

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book joins together disclosure, privacy, and secrecy to pursue a greater understanding of how people are both public and private in their interactions. To be social yet autonomous, known yet unknown, independent yet dependent on others is essential to the communicative world. How do people...

    Published November 30th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Journalism and Democracy

    An Evaluation of the Political Public Sphere

    By Brian McNair

    The public sphere is said to be in crisis. Dumbing down, tabloidisation, infotainment and spin are alleged to contaminate it, adversely affecting the quality of political journalism and of democracy itself. There is a pervasive pessimism about the relationship between the media and democracy, and...

    Published November 24th 1999 by Routledge