Encore in Death
Unnatural History
Finding Ashlyn
Don't Let Me Break
Someone Else's Shoes
It Ends with Us
Secretly Yours
It Starts with Us
A Killing of Innocents
People vs. Donald Trump
Wild Ever After
Radiant Sin

Jane Dolinger

Jane Dolinger
  • Author : L. Abbott
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Social Science
  • Summary : For almost forty years, Jane Dolinger traveled the world and wrote about her adventures, from the Amazon jungle to the sands of the Sahara. She produced eight books and more than a thousand articles between 1955 and 1995, and she also earned a reputation as a glamorous celebrity and model. Jane Dolinger was an anomaly in her time, a dynamic and attractive woman with an impressive literary talent, a woman who lived and documented a most unconventional and inspirational life. Sometimes controversial but always outstanding, Jane was a pioneer among women and writers. Here for the first time, her ...

Britain and Germany Imagining the Future of Europe

Britain and Germany Imagining the Future of Europe
  • Author : L. Novy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Political Science
  • Summary : Through analysis of newspaper coverage on the debate over the future of Europe in Great Britain and Germany between 2000 and 2005, this book explores the intricate ways in which national identities shape media discourses on European integration. In doing so, it provides some compelling insights into Europe's emerging communicative space(s)....

Media Literacy and the Effect of Socialization

Media Literacy and the Effect of Socialization
  • Author : Christine W. Trültzsch-Wijnen
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Category : Social Science
  • Summary : This book explores the socially and individually determined nature of media literacy, addressing the central question of how individuals’ media activity can be explained and evaluated. It examines people's media activity through the relationship between their competence to act and actual actions. Further, the book discusses the social factors that foster self-determined media activity, including people's abilities and skills and the associated knowledge that facilitates such skills, from the perspectives of various social science disciplines. Lastly, it applies these theoretical reflections ...

Spectatorship Embodiment and Physicality in the Contemporary Mutilation Film

Spectatorship  Embodiment and Physicality in the Contemporary Mutilation Film
  • Author : Laura Wilson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Summary : Spectatorship, Embodiment and Physicality in the Contemporary Mutilation Film explores 'physical spectatorship': the representation of mutilation on the screen and the physical responses this evokes. The book is organised around the study of a series of dynamic engagements that reconfigure the film-viewer relationship....

Communicative Figurations

Communicative Figurations
  • Author : Andreas Hepp
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Summary : This open access volume assesses the influence of our changing media environment. Today, there is not one single medium that is the driving force of change. With the spread of various technical communication media such as mobile phones and internet platforms, we are confronted with a media manifold of deep mediatization. But how can we investigate its transformative capability? This book answers this question by taking a non-media-centric perspective, researching the various figurations of collectivities and organizations humans are involved in. The first part of the book outlines a fundamenta...

Hollywood Before Glamour

Hollywood Before Glamour
  • Author : M. Tolini Finamore
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Summary : This exploration of fashion in American silent film offers fresh perspectives on the era preceding the studio system, and the evolution of Hollywood's distinctive brand of glamour. By the 1910s, the moving image was an integral part of everyday life and communicated fascinating, but as yet un-investigated, ideas and ideals about fashionable dress....

Networks Knowledge Brokers and the Public Policymaking Process

Networks  Knowledge Brokers  and the Public Policymaking Process
  • Author : Matthew S. Weber
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Category : Social Science
  • Summary : Social network analysis provides a meaningful lens for advancing a more nuanced understanding of the communication networks and practices that bring together policy advocates and practitioners in their day-to-day efforts to broker evidence into policymaking processes. This book advances knowledge brokerage scholarship and methodology as applied to policymaking contexts, focusing on the ways in which knowledge and research are utilized, and go on to influence policy and practice decisions across domains, including communication, health and education. There is a growing recognition that knowledg...

A Political Theory of Post Truth

A Political Theory of Post Truth
  • Author : Ignas Kalpokas
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Political Science
  • Summary : This book combines political theory with media and communications studies in order to formulate a theory of post-truth, concentrating on the latter’s preconditions, context, and functions in today’s societies. Contrary to the prevalent view of post-truth as primarily manipulative, it is argued that post-truth is, instead, a collusion in which audiences willingly engage with aspirational narratives co-created with the communicators. Meanwhile, the broader meta-framework for post-truth is provided by mediatisation—increasing subjection of a variety of social spheres to media logic and the ...

Blake 2 0

Blake 2 0
  • Author : Steve Clark
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Summary : Blake said of his works, 'Tho' I call them Mine I know they are not Mine'. So who owns Blake? Blake has always been more than words on a page. This volume takes Blake 2.0 as an interactive concept, examining digital dissemination of his works and reinvention by artists, writers, musicians, and filmmakers across a variety of twentieth-century media....

Transnational Television Drama

Transnational Television Drama
  • Author : Elke Weissmann
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Summary : This history of British and American television drama since 1970 charts the increased transnationalisation of the two production systems. From The Forsyte Saga to Roots to Episodes , it highlights the close relationship that drives innovation and quality on both sides of the Atlantic....

Fashion Communication in the Digital Age

Fashion Communication in the Digital Age
  • Author : Nadzeya Kalbaska
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Summary : This book represents a major milestone in the endeavour to understand how communication is impacting on the fashion industry and on societal fashion-related practices and values in the digital age. It presents the proceedings of FACTUM 19, the first in a series of fashion communication conferences that highlights important theoretical and empirical work in the field. Beyond documenting the latest scientific insights, the book is intended to foster the sharing of methodological approaches, expand the dialogue between communications’ studies and fashion-related disciplines, help establish an i...

Mapping Movie Magazines

Mapping Movie Magazines
  • Author : Daniel Biltereyst
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Summary : Movie magazines are crucial but widely underused sources for writing the history of films and cinema. This volume brings together for the first time a wide variety of historic research of movie magazines and film trade journals, reflecting on the issue of using these sources for film/cinema historiography and on the impact of digitization processes. Mapping Movie Magazines explores this debate from different disciplinary perspectives, enlightened by case studies from the use of early film trade press to pedagogical uses of digitized periodicals. The volume explores Hollywood’s grip on movie ...