Download Die trügerische Akzeptanz von Islam, Homosexualität und by Andrea Brassel-Ochmann PDF

By Andrea Brassel-Ochmann

Andrea Brassel-Ochmannhinterfragt in diesem Buch die unbedingte und unbeschränkte Rede- und Meinungsfreiheit unserer vermeintlich tabulosen Gesellschaft. Sie legt das herrschende hegemoniale Meinungsklima offen und enthüllt Prozesse und Diskurse um Zugehörigkeit und Ausschluss, Abweichung und Normalität, Fremdheit und Alterität in den drei Untersuchungsfeldern Islam, Homosexualität und Suizid. Deutlich werden die gegenwärtigen Grenzen der Akzeptabilität in Deutschland, die sich in einem doppelten Meinungsklima, einer verlogenen Akzeptanz, offenbaren.

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Download Key Concepts in Leisure Studies (SAGE Key Concepts series) by David E Harris PDF

By David E Harris

`This publication confirms David Harris' prestige as a number one theorist in modern tradition and rest within the united kingdom. He bargains a particular, coherent and authoritative consultant to the foremost suggestions and debates that are supposed to have interaction rest students and scholarship' - Dr Peter Bramham, Senior Lecturer in rest stories, Leeds Metropolitan UniversityWritten with the wishes of present day scholar in brain, the SAGE Key strategies sequence offers available, authoritative and trustworthy assurance of the fundamental matters in a variety of disciplines. Written in every one case through skilled and revered specialists within the topic zone, the books are vital research aids and publications to comprehension. Cross-referenced all through, the structure encourages realizing with out sacrificing the extent of aspect and demanding evaluate necessary to exhibit the complexity of the issues.Key innovations in rest Studies:• offers a student-friendly advisor to the major debates in relaxation experiences• displays fresh advancements within the box, encompassing similar paintings in media reports, cultural reviews, activities reports and sociology • Cross-references each one 1500 notice exposition to different innovations within the box• deals definitions, part outlines and extra examining assistance for self sustaining studying• Is supported through the author's site http:/www.arasite.org/keyconc.html• is key examining for undergraduates and NVQ scholars in rest reviews.

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Download A Short History of the Modern Media by Jim Cullen PDF

By Jim Cullen

A brief historical past of the trendy Media provides a concise historical past of the key media of the final a hundred and fifty years, together with print, degree, movie, radio, tv, sound recording, and the Internet.

  • Offers a compact, teaching-friendly presentation of the historical past of mass media
  • Features a dialogue of works in pop culture which are famous and simply available
  • Presents a background of recent media that's strongly interdisciplinary in nature

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Download Everyday Talk: Building and Reflecting Identities by Karen Tracy Phd, Jessica S. Robles PDF

By Karen Tracy Phd, Jessica S. Robles

This attractive textual content explores how daily talk--the traditional forms of speaking that individuals do in colleges, offices, and between kinfolk and friends--expresses who we're and who we wish to be. The authors interweave rhetorical and cultural views at the "little stuff" of dialog: what we are saying and the way we are saying it, the phrases used to consult others, the content material and magnificence of reports we inform, and extra. quite a few precise examples express how speak is the car by which humans construct relationships. scholars achieve talents for pondering extra deeply approximately their very own and others' communicative practices, and for realizing and coping with interactional difficulties.

New to This Edition
*Updated all through to include the most recent discourse research research.
*Chapter on six particular speech genres (for instance, organizational conferences and private conversation).
*Two prolonged case reports with transcripts and dialogue questions.
*Coverage of electronic verbal exchange, texting, and social media.
*Additional cross-cultural examples.

Pedagogical positive aspects Include:
*A preview and precis in each chapter.
*Accessible factors of center concepts.
*End-of-book glossary.
*Endnotes that establish key authors and recommend additional reading.

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Download Playing Doctor: Television, Storytelling, and Medical Power by Joseph Turow PDF

By Joseph Turow

Joe Turow's enjoying health care provider disquiets and demanding situations the reader's mind with cogent research of the forces that experience formed television's portrayal of medical professionals and the scientific global. For that by myself, it's a really good learn. yet Dr. Turow additionally pleases the brain with good written and fun tales, interviews, and behind the curtain anecdotes that deliver to lifestyles, in an eminently readable kind, the attention-grabbing global of television medicine.---David Foster, M.D., supervising producer, writer, and scientific advisor for House"Joseph Turow takes us behind the curtain of such hit tv sequence as ER, Grey's Anatomy, and apartment to bare the complicated dating audience have with their loved fictional caregivers. Turow rigorously probes the background of television clinical sequence and provides a compelling argument for telling extra honest scientific tales sooner or later to reflect---and address---the precarious country of our health-care process today."---Neal Baer, M.D., government manufacturer of legislation & Order: certain sufferers Unit"The nice contribution of Turow's booklet, as well as supplying a hugely readable and clever evaluation of clinical indicates through the years, is to ascertain the results of the distance among the truth of therapy and the customarily romanticized, heroic depictions on tv. this may be an outstanding booklet for professors to take advantage of in instructing more than a few classes in communications experiences, from introductory classes to extra really good periods on future health and the media."---Susan Douglas, Catherine Neafie Kellogg Professor, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Communications experiences division Chair, college of MichiganPlaying medical professional is a fascinating and hugely perceptive background of the scientific television sequence from its inception to the current day. Turow bargains an inside of examine the construction of iconic health care professional indicates in addition to a close background of the courses, an research of adjusting public perceptions of medical professionals and drugs, and an insightful remark on how scientific dramas have either exploited and formed those perceptions.Drawing on vast interviews with creators, administrators, and manufacturers, taking part in Doctor is a vintage within the box of communications reviews. This elevated version features a new advent putting the ebook within the modern context of the healthiness care main issue, in addition to new chapters overlaying the intervening 20 years of tv programming. Turow makes use of fresh examine and interviews with principals in modern tv medical professional exhibits resembling ER, Grey's Anatomy, condo, and Scrubs to light up the extreme ongoing cultural effect of clinical exhibits. taking part in health practitioner situates the tv imaginative and prescient of medication as a unlimited high-tech source opposed to the realities underlying the wellbeing and fitness care debate, either the day gone by and today.Joseph Turow is Robert Lewis Shayon Professor on the Annenberg college for verbal exchange, collage of Pennsylvania. He used to be named a exotic pupil by means of the nationwide communique organization and a Fellow of the overseas communique organization in 2010. He has authored 8 books, edited 5, and written greater than a hundred articles on mass media industries. He has additionally produced a DVD titled best Time medical professionals: Why if you Care? that has been allotted to all first-year scientific scholars with the help of the Robert wooden Johnson Foundation.Praise for the 1st version of taking part in Doctor:"With enjoying health care professional, Joseph Turow has tested himself as one of many most suitable analytic historians of the interaction among tv, its audiences, and different American institutions."---George Comstock, S.I. Newhouse Professor on the Newhouse college of Public Communications, Syracuse college, in Health AffairsCover photograph: Eric Dane, Kate Walsh, Sara Ramirez, and team members on the set of Grey's Anatomy © American Broadcasting corporation, Inc.

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Download Networked Reenactments: Stories Transdisciplinary Knowledges by Katie King PDF

By Katie King

Because the Nineteen Nineties, the information, tradition, and leisure industries have discovered themselves experimenting, no longer altogether voluntarily, with speaking advanced info throughout a number of media structures. opposed to a backdrop of competing nationwide priorities, altering applied sciences, globalization, and educational capitalism, those industries have sought to arrive more and more differentiated neighborhood audiences, while dispensed construction practices have made the shortcoming of authorial keep an eye on more and more noticeable. As Katie King describes in Networked Reenactments, science-styled television—such because the secrets and techniques of misplaced Empires sequence proven at the PBS software Nova—demonstrates how new technical and collaborative talents are honed by means of tv manufacturers, curators, hobbyists, enthusiasts, or even students. interpreting how transmedia storytelling is produced throughout systems equivalent to tv and the net, she analyzes what this all capability for the arts. what kind of wisdom tasks soak up those abilities, getting to grain of aspect, evoking affective intensities, and zooming out and in, representing a number of scales, in addition to many alternative views? And what may possibly this suggest for feminist transdisciplinary paintings, or anything often referred to as the posthumanities?

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Download Capturing the News: Three Decades of Reporting Crisis and by Anthony Collings PDF

By Anthony Collings

 Anthony Collings discovered himself in his percentage of inauspicious events in his thirty-four years as a newsman. Like being captured by means of AK-47–toting Syrians in Lebanon in 1981 whereas searching for missiles that threatened a brand new outbreak of hostilities with Israel, or being “detained” by means of the KGB in Moscow in 1967 in the course of his first international posting for the linked Press submitting tales approximately Soviet dissidents.

Name a scorching spot, and Collings has most probably been there. From AP correspondent to Newsweek bureau leader to CNN reporter, he lined the center East, Rome, Moscow, London, Paris, and Washington. Now he has accumulated tales approximately his paintings in a booklet that's either a journalist’s memoir and a statement at the present moral crises within the information media and the way to handle them. 

 

 

Brimming with wonderful tales approximately journalism, specially the chaotic early years at CNN while he and his colleagues validated the 1st significant cable information community, Collings’s publication unearths the hazards and pressures of masking the inside track and the problems of overcoming hindrances to the truth. He remembers smuggling tapes out of Poland after the Communists had imposed martial legislations; flying dangerously close to Libya’s “Line of Death”; interviewing international figures from Brezhnev to Kaddafi and Arafat; and profitable awards for protecting Iran-Contra and the Oklahoma urban bombing. Collings brings clean insights to the Oliver North affair and examines how the clicking was once suckered in its assurance of the Jessica Lynch prisoner-of-war tale in 2003. He voices his matters concerning oversimplified reporting of complicated concerns and poses provocative questions about masking terrorism.

 

In this publication, Collings provides an insider’s appraisal of the yank information media’s failings and accomplishments. effortless to learn, informative, and considerate, Capturing the News will enlighten common readers attracted to how newshounds disguise present affairs, whereas delivering newsmen nutrients for considered the craft and ethics of journalism.

 

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Download Fremdkontrolle: Ängste - Mythen - Praktiken by Michael Schetsche, Renate-Berenike Schmidt PDF

By Michael Schetsche, Renate-Berenike Schmidt

Im Zentrum des Menschenbildes westlicher Gesellschaften steht die Idee des selbstbestimmt entscheidenden und handelnden Individuums. Entsprechend ist die Vorstellung eines Menschen ohne freien Willen Teil eines anthropologischen, aber auch moralischen und politischen Gegenhorizontes. Wie sehr die Vorstellung einer Bewusstseinskontrolle von Außen uns in den Bann zieht (den der Furcht wie den der Faszination), zeigen Romane und Filme ebenso wie wissenschaftliche und philosophische Debatten. Manche Vorstellungen entspringen eher irrationalen Ängsten, andere entstammen einer schwer zu erhellenden Zwischenwelt, in der sich reale wissenschaftliche Experimente mit Verschwörungstheorien und modernen Mythen mischen.

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Download Insect Media: An Archaeology of Animals and Technology by Jussi Parikka PDF

By Jussi Parikka

Because the early 19th century, whilst entomologists first popularized the original organic and behavioral features of bugs, technological innovators and theorists have proposed bugs as templates for a variety of applied sciences. In Insect Media, Jussi Parikka analyzes how insect types of social organization-swarms, hives, webs, and dispensed intelligence-have been used to constitution glossy media applied sciences and the community society, offering an intensive new viewpoint at the interconnection of biology and expertise. via shut engagement with the pioneering paintings of insect ethologists, together with Jakob von Uexk?ll and Karl von Frisch, posthumanist philosophers, media theorists, and modern filmmakers and artists, Parikka develops an insect thought of media, one who conceptualizes sleek media as greater than the goods of person human actors, social pursuits, or technological determinants. they're, fairly, profoundly nonhuman phenomena that either draw on and mimic the alien lifeworlds of bugs.  Deftly relocating from the existence sciences to electronic know-how, from pop culture to avant-garde paintings and structure, and from philosophy to cybernetics and online game thought, Parikka presents leading edge conceptual instruments for exploring the phenomena of community society and tradition. demanding anthropocentric methods to modern technological know-how and tradition, Insect Media unearths the chances that bugs and different nonhuman animals provide for rethinking media, the conflation of biology and expertise, and our knowing of, and interplay with, modern electronic tradition.

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