The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media (Routledge by Maria Elena Cepeda

By Maria Elena Cepeda

The Routledge spouse to Latina/o Media offers scholars and students with an essential review of the family and transnational dynamics at play inside multi-lingual Latina/o media.? The booklet examines either self reliant and mainstream media through race and gender in its theoretical and empirical engagement with questions of construction, entry, coverage, illustration, and intake. Contributions think about a variety of media codecs together with tv, radio, movie, print media, tune video and social media, with specific awareness to understudied fields resembling viewers and creation studies.

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Pretty Powerful: Appearance, Substance, and Success by Eboni K. Williams

By Eboni K. Williams

FOX information co-host and radio character Eboni ok. Williams believes that girls shouldn’t disguise their attractiveness. in its place, they should embrace it as a good and robust asset.

Williams describes how her personal profession has been absolutely stimulated through making strategic and intentional judgements approximately her visual appeal, what works top and whilst, all whereas staying precise to her personal own sort and values. whatever the decade, whether or not they have been coming into the staff, looking a management function, or seeking to ascend to the C-suite, women (and even males) have continuously felt the pro have to embrace a undeniable aesthetic allure and person own strength. ladies, specially, were offered the lie that being “pretty” comes on the price of being taken heavily and that being “pretty” and being able are at the same time specific. In PRETTY POWERFUL, Eboni ok. Williams encourages readers to reject the knee-jerk response to be shamed by means of this power virtue and to prevent leaving this exceedingly robust asset unused.

In every one bankruptcy, Williams is joined by way of different strong girls like Meghan McCain, Marcia Clark, and Desiree Rogers and explores what percentage others have discovered to stability their “prettiness” with substance—to either glance the half and convey their intelligence in a fashion that's genuine and respected. While critiques could have differed via time, one truth continues to be: a private “pretty” model might be the main instant and visible device in a woman’s specialist arsenal.

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Image and Text in Conceptual Art: Critical Operations in by Eve Kalyva

By Eve Kalyva

This booklet examines using picture and textual content juxtapositions in conceptual artwork as a technique for tough numerous ideological and institutional calls for put on paintings. whereas conceptual artwork is mostly pointed out through its use of language, this ebook makes transparent precisely how language was once used. specifically, it asks: How has the presence of language in a visible artwork context replaced the methods paintings is noted, theorised and produced? Image and textual content in Conceptual Art demonstrates how works of art speak in context and evaluates their severe strength. It discusses foreign case experiences and attracts assets from artwork historical past and idea, philosophy, discourse research, literary feedback and social semiotics. enticing the severe and social dimensions of paintings, it proposes 3 equipment of study that think about the work’s performative gesture, its logico-semantic kinfolk and the rhetorical operations within the discursive production of which means. This e-book deals a complete approach to research that may be utilized past conceptual art.

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Digital Dilemmas: The State, the Individual, and Digital by Cristina Venegas

By Cristina Venegas

The contentious debate in Cuba over net use and electronic media essentially makes a speciality of 3 issuesùmaximizing the potential of financial and cultural improvement, setting up improved ties to the skin global, and altering the hierarchy of keep watch over. progressively more clients decry censorship and demand on own freedom in gaining access to the internet, whereas the centrally controlled process merits the govt. in circumventing U.S. sanctions opposed to the rustic and in controlling what restricted capability exists.

Digital Dilemmas perspectives Cuba from the Soviet Union's death to the current, to evaluate how conflicts over media entry play out of their either releasing and repressive strength. Drawing on huge scholarship and interviews, Cristina Venegas questions myths of the way web use unavoidably fosters worldwide democracy and divulges the impression of latest applied sciences at the country's governance and tradition. She comprises movie within the context of broader media heritage, in addition to inventive practices corresponding to electronic paintings and networks of diasporic groups hooked up by means of the net. This ebook is a version for knowing the geopolitic position of energy relatives within the age of electronic info sharing.

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Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, by Shoshana Felman,Dori Laub

By Shoshana Felman,Dori Laub

during this specified assortment, Yale literary critic Shoshana Felman and psychoanalyst Dori Laub learn the character and serve as of reminiscence and the act of witnessing, either of their basic relation to the acts of writing and examining, and of their specific relation to the Holocaust. relocating from the literary to the visible, from the inventive to the autobiographical, and from the psychoanalytic to the old, the publication defines for the 1st time the trauma of the Holocaust as a thorough trouble of witnessing "the unheard of old incidence of...an occasion removing its personal witness." in the course of the alternation of a literary and scientific standpoint, the authors specialise in the henceforth converted relation among wisdom and occasion, literature and facts, speech and survival, witnessing and ethics.

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Geistesblitze und Genialität - Bilder aus dem Gehirn des by Karoline Stiefel

By Karoline Stiefel

Die Darstellung von Genie und Gedankenarbeit im movie wurde bislang noch kaum untersucht: Wie lässt sich etwas so Unbeobachtbares wie Geistesblitze oder Genialität visuell erfahrbar machen? Welche Strategien werden angewandt, um begriffliches Denken filmisch darzustellen? Und was once sagt das über die Medien und Technologien aus, die dabei zum Einsatz kommen?
Diesen Fragen geht Karoline Stiefel in ihrer detaillierten Untersuchung der Fernsehserien residence, M.D. und Sherlock nach. In beiden Serien werden regelmäßig die eigentlich unsichtbaren Gedankenwelten des Helden für den Zuschauer sichtbar gemacht – wobei es einen immer verbleibenden, undarstellbaren relaxation zu geben scheint, mit dem guy schließlich bei zentralen medienphilosophischen Fragen und der Selbstreflexivität des movies ankommt.
Karoline Stiefels Buch dient dabei nicht nur als eine verständliche Einführung in filmphilosophische Gefilde, sondern bietet durch die leading edge Verknüpfung der Ansätze von Gilles Deleuze und Jaques Rancière auch Kennern der Filmtheorie eine unkonventionelle Sicht auf die französische Filmphilosophie – und erklärt, inwiefern guy Deleuze auch als Ranciéres Moriarty bezeichnen kann.
Fans der Serien erwartet neben einem umfassenden Einblick in die Gedankenwelt von Gregory condominium und Sherlock Holmes auch ein tieferes Verständnis dafür, used to be die filmische Darstellung der Gedankenarbeit eines Universalgenies für eine Gesellschaft bedeutet, in der Mensch und Technik aufeinanderprallen.

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Print Culture: From Steam Press to Ebook (Directions in by Frances Robertson

By Frances Robertson

With the appearance of recent electronic verbal exchange applied sciences, the top of print tradition once more seems to be as inevitable to a few fresh commentators because it did to Marshall McLuhan. And simply as print tradition has so frequently been associated with the increase of recent business society, so the alleged death of print lower than the onslaught of latest media is usually additionally correlated with the dying of modernity.


This ebook charts the weather excited by such claims—print, tradition, expertise, history—through a mode that examines the iconography of fabrics, marks and methods of print, and during this feel recognizes McLuhan’s proposal of the medium because the bearer of which means. Even within the electronic age, many assorted types of print proceed to circulation and achieve which means from their fabric expression and their background. in spite of the fact that, Frances Robertson argues that print tradition can basically be understood as a constellation of various practices and for that reason discusses more than a few print cultures from 1800 the current ‘post-print’ culture.


The ebook may be of curiosity to undergraduate and postgraduate scholars in the parts of cultural background, artwork and layout historical past, publication and print heritage, media reviews, literary reports, and the heritage of know-how.

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Postmodernes Arbeiten und Leben. Projektarbeit als Form by Noemi Haderlein

By Noemi Haderlein

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2014 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Medienökonomie, -management, observe: 1,3, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: »Nicht, used to be er mit seiner Arbeit verdient, ist der eigentliche Lohn des Menschen, sondern was once er durch sie wird.« John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Ausgehend von einer zeitlichen Veränderung, die die Epoche der Moderne um die Postmoderne erweitert, befinden wir uns in unserer westlichen Gesellschaft in einem Prozess, welcher die shape der »normalen« Arbeit in bestimmten Bereichen verändert und uns ein neues Verständnis für Arbeit gibt. Als Beispiel soll hierfür die Arbeitsform der Projektarbeit aufgezeigt werden, bei welcher auf verantwortungstragenden Ebenen von Dienstleistungsunternehmen die berufliche Tätigkeit nicht als Einheit gesehen wird, sondern in verschiedene zeitlich begrenzte Abschnitte, sogenannte »Projekte«, eingeteilt wird. Damit einhergehend wird verstärkt auf teamorientiertes und flexibles Arbeiten gesetzt. Es wird die those vertreten, dass sich in der Projektarbeit erneute Veränderungen der Arbeit wiederspiegeln und zu einem neuen Verhältnis zwischen dem Mensch und seiner Arbeit führt.
Ausgehend von einer Erklärung des Begriffs Postmoderne, soll in einem folgenden Schritt die Bedeutung der Arbeit für die abendländische Gesellschaft und ihrer Subjekte unter einem arbeitssoziologischen Blickwinkel betrachtet werden. Vor diesem Hintergrund wird das Feld der Projektarbeit beschrieben und in Verbindung mit dem hergestellten theoretischen Konzept gesetzt. Hierbei wird sich stark an der soziologische Untersuchung von Andreas Reckwitz und seiner Arbeit »Das hybride Subjekt« orientiert. Den Abschluss bildet der Versuch einer Idee, ob bei der neuen shape der Arbeit von einer Hybridisierung, additionally einer Verschmelzung zwischen Arbeit und Leben des arbeitenden Subjektes gesprochen werden kann und wie dieser mit der Bedeutung der Hybridität zu beweisen wäre.

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The Ideological Octopus: An Exploration of Television and by Justin Lewis

By Justin Lewis

Originally released in 1991, this advent to learning the tv viewers discusses advancements in semiology and cultural stories and their contribution to our realizing of the facility of television.


How, within the such a lot certain and complicated experience, does tv effect the best way we predict in regards to the global? What ideological position does it play in modern tradition? Does television regulate us or can we keep watch over it? This insightful e-book assesses the growth in responding to those questions and provides a few solutions of its personal. within the Eighties, with the emergence of semiology and cultural stories particularly, there have been a few major theoretical advancements in our figuring out of television's strength of which this e-book presents an summary whereas additionally incorporating conventional ways. It means that tv affects us ambiguously and unpredictably, based upon who we're and the way we expect. Ambiguity doesn't blunt television's strength, it easily diversifies it right into a very glossy type of omnipotence. utilising significant qualitative viewers experiences, this notable learn illustrates its argument with findings which are either unforeseen and disturbing.

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The Poetry of Radio: The Colour of Sound by Seán Street

By Seán Street

This booklet explores the belief of the poetic in radio and sound in addition to the concept that of natural sound as poetry, either traditionally and inside of a latest viewpoint, interpreting examples of makers and works internationally.?


The paintings examines the improvement of poetic types in sound broadcasting traditionally and geographically via chapters taking narrative topics. It comprises fundamental resource fabric accrued via interviews performed by means of the writer with unusual manufacturers and poets. between those are manufacturers Piers Plowright, Matt Thompson, Alan corridor, Simon Elmes and Julian may well (UK) Edwin Brys, (Belgium) Hildegard Westerkamp (Germany/Canada) Chris Brookes (Canada) Robyn Ravlitch, Michael Ladd and Kaye Mortley (Australia) in addition to poets, together with Michael Symmons Roberts and Jeremy Hooker. there's a bankruptcy at the poetic sound within the flora and fauna, which focuses particularly at the paintings of the popular united kingdom sound recordist, Chris Watson.


Alongside audio poetry, the publication discusses the spoken observe together with documentaries and public bulletins, the radio function, soundscapes, sonic paintings with contributions from key figures akin to Colin Black (Australia) and Marcus Leadley (UK)and the poetry of the vernacular in speech and sound. It considers new structures for listening together with podcasts and advancements in cellular applied sciences, studying the paintings of present practitioners together with Francesca Panetta, who's answerable for The Guardian's podcasts in addition to the award-winning Hackney Podcast, and Tim Wright.

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