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Media and Identity in Africa

Media and Identity in Africa

Kimani Njogu and John F M Middleton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Studies of the media in Africa, incorporating both African and international perspectives, are few. The thirty chapters collected here were presented as papers at a seminar organised and hosted by ... More

Media and Memory

Media and Memory

Joanne Garde-Hansen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640348
eISBN:
9780748670949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

How do we rely on media for remembering? In exploring the complex ways that media converge to support our desire to capture, store and retrieve memories, this textbook offers analyses of ... More

Media AudiencesTelevision, Meaning and Emotion

Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Kristyn Gorton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An engaging and original study of current research on television audiences and the concept of emotion, this book offers a unique approach to key issues within television studies. Topics discussed ... More

The Media in Scotland

The Media in Scotland

Neil Blain and David Hutchison (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This is the first comprehensive survey of the media in Scotland. The contributors are drawn from six universities and other areas of Scottish life, and together they offer the reader succinct ... More

Media Policy and Globalization

Media Policy and Globalization

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This volume investigates media and communications policy and provides a comprehensive account of issues that are central to the study of the field. It addresses profound gaps in the study of policy ... More

Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Mike Feintuck and Mike Varney

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621668
eISBN:
9780748670987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Regulation of the media has traditionally been premised upon claims of ‘the public interest’, yet the term itself remains contested and generally ill defined. In the context of technological ... More

Media Rights and Intellectual Property

Media Rights and Intellectual Property

Richard Haynes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618804
eISBN:
9780748670994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618804.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This critical study of intellectual property in the new media environment highlights the ways in which issues of intellectual property are driving the contemporary media economy, from disputes over ... More

Medicine Murder in Colonial LesothoThe Anatomy of a Moral Crisis

Medicine Murder in Colonial Lesotho: The Anatomy of a Moral Crisis

Colin Murray and Peter Sanders

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622849
eISBN:
9780748652952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Medicine murder involved the cutting of body parts from victims, usually while they were still alive, to be used for the preparation of medicines intended to enhance the power of the perpetrators. A ... More

Modern Arab JournalismProblems and Prospects

Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Noha Mellor

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The book offers a new outlook in studying Arab news media. It compares Arab and Anglo-American journalistic practices and reviews journalism education in Arab universities. The book opens up a new ... More

Music and Youth Culture

Music and Youth Culture

Daniel Laughey

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623808
eISBN:
9780748653034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623808.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book presents an account of how music interacts with young people's everyday lives. Drawing on interviews with and observations of youth groups together with archival research, it explores young ... More

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