Digital Media Ethics (Digital Media and Society) by Charles Ess

By Charles Ess

the unique version of this obtainable and interdisciplinary textbook used to be the 1st to contemplate the moral problems with electronic media from an international viewpoint, introducing moral theories from a number of cultures.

This moment version has been completely up-to-date to hide present study and scholarship, and up to date advancements and technological alterations. It additionally advantages from generally up-to-date case-studies and pedagogical fabric, together with examples of “watershed” occasions corresponding to privateness coverage advancements on fb and Google+ when it comes to ongoing adjustments in privateness legislation within the US, the european, and Asia.

New for the second one variation is a piece on “citizen journalism” and its implications for standard journalistic ethics. With a considerably up to date part at the “ethical toolkit,” this booklet additionally introduces scholars to winning moral theories and illustrates how they're utilized to valuable matters comparable to privateness, copyright, pornography and violence, and the ethics of cross-cultural conversation online.

Digital Media Ethics is pupil- and classroom-friendly: each one subject and thought is interwoven in the course of the quantity with exact units of questions, extra assets, and proposals for extra examine and writing. jointly, those allow readers to foster cautious mirrored image upon, writing approximately, and dialogue of those matters and their attainable resolutions.

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The Vietnam War in Popular Culture: The Influence of by Ron Milam

By Ron Milam

Covering many facets of the Vietnam battle that experience now not been addressed ahead of, this publication offers new views from lecturers in addition to Vietnam veterans that discover how this key clash of the twentieth century has stimulated lifestyle and pop culture in the course of the conflict in addition to for the prior 50 years.

• Addresses a particularly eventful time in American historical past with long-lasting consequences—a interval that has parallels with more moderen occasions related to army conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan

• presents insurance of Norman Lear, writer of the preferred Nineteen Seventies sitcom All within the Family, together with info from a contemporary interview

• comprises viewpoints from Vietnam strive against veterans concerning how movie and tv portrayed the battle they participated in and lived through

• offers a bankruptcy at the Vietnam veteran biker movement

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Japan at Play (Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies) by Joy Hendry,Massimo Raveri

By Joy Hendry,Massimo Raveri

This e-book explores the parable, so abused through the mass media, that the japanese are a gray, nameless mass of effective, obedient employees. The articles make clear a Japan outdoor officialdom, a full of life Japan of tumultuous and autonomous inspiration, inefficient and aesthetic, pleasure-loving, competitive and wasteful, artistic and anti-authoritarian. The book's really foreign individuals research the position in sleek eastern society of quite a number rest and play actions, from ingesting to commute, soccer to karaoke, tattoos to rock fandom. They discover how issues which look like play in a single context are lethal severe in one other, and the way the thrill and pleasure will be completed in unforeseen methods. additionally they draw consciousness to the significance of such actions in realizing the deeper constitution and that means pervading all parts of the society within which they ensue. This e-book can be of significant curiosity to scholars and students of eastern stories, Sociology, Anthropology and Cultural Studies.

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The Fabric of American Literary Realism: Readymade Clothing, by Babak Elahi

By Babak Elahi

This severe examine strains the connections among the emerging monetary significance of the garment and the appearance of a robust move in the direction of literary realism in American fiction. reading the works of Henry James, Theodor Dreiser, Abraham Cahan, Anzia Yezierska, and Willa Cather and the moving of the yankee perfect from the “homespun” to the “ready made,” it explains how that cultural and mental switch seemed within the new literature of the nation.

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Profane Parables: Film and the American Dream by Matthew S. Rindge

By Matthew S. Rindge

The sacred ethos of the yankee Dream has develop into a valuable pillar of yank civil faith. the assumption that that means is formed from a few mix of kin, neighbors, a solid profession, and monetary safeguard permeates American tradition. Profane Parables examines 3 movies that attack this commemorated American fable. Fight Club (1999), American Beauty (1999), and About Schmidt (2002) indict the yankee Dream as a meaningless company that's existentially, ethically, and aesthetically bankrupt.

In their blistering critique of the hallowed knowledge of the yank Dream, those movies functionality like Jesus’ parables. As narratives of disorientation, Jesus’ parables upend traditional and loved worldviews. writer Matthew Rindge illustrates the spiritual functionality of those motion pictures as parables of subversion that impress instead of convenience and disturb instead of stabilize. eventually, Rindge considers how those parabolic movies function as sacred texts of their personal right.

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Affluenza: How Overconsumption Is Killing Us--and How to by John de Graaf,David Wann,Thomas H. Naylor

By John de Graaf,David Wann,Thomas H. Naylor


affluenza, n. a painful, contagious, socially transmitted situation of overload, debt, anxiousness, and waste as a result of the dogged pursuit of more.

We attempted to alert you! The 2008 fiscal cave in proved how resilient and unsafe affluenza should be. Now in its 3rd version, this booklet can correctly be known as prophetic in displaying how difficulties starting from loneliness, unending operating hours, and kin clash to emerging debt, environmental pollutants, and rampant commercialism are all indicators of this worldwide plague.

The re-creation strains the position overconsumption performed within the nice Recession, discusses new how you can degree social healthiness and good fortune (such because the Gross household Happiness index), and gives coverage ideas to make our society extra simplicity-friendly. The underlying message isn't really to prevent buying—it's to recollect, continually, that the simplest issues in existence should not things.

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Die Veränderung der Liebe und der Partnerwahlkriterien. by Kamila Cyrulik

By Kamila Cyrulik

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Soziologie - Medien, Kunst, Musik, be aware: 2,3, Universität Trier (Soziologie), Veranstaltung: Emotionen und Medien, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Wir leben heute in einer Zeit, wo das web unser Leben in vielfacher Weise beeinflusst. Es ändert die artwork und Weise, wie wir lernen, uns Informationen beschaffen, Kontakte knüpfen und vieles mehr. Soziale Kontakte werden im net gepflegt, oder sogar gefunden. Das net ist zu einem festen Bestandteil unseres Lebens geworden, in dem Online-Einkäufe und ähnliche Aktivitäten, die guy im net betätigt, zur Normalität geworden sind. Sie sind in unserer modernen, immer sich weiter entwickelten Gesellschaft, nicht mehr wegzudenken. Sie helfen uns mit der Komplexität der Welt klarzukommen.

Das net hat auch einen sehr großen Einfluss auf unsere Liebesbeziehungen und allgemein auf unser Verständnis von Liebe. Durch die vielfältigen Möglichkeiten wachsen unsere Ansprüche und es wird immer schwieriger einen associate, der unseren Idealen entspricht, zu finden. Eva Illouz betrachtet die moderne Liebe als einen offenen Marktplatz, der durch Angebot und Nachfrage geregelt wird.

Die vorliegende Arbeit geht der Frage nach, wie sich die Liebe und damit verbundenen Partnerwahlkriterien im Verlauf der Zeit verändert haben. Dank des Internets haben die Menschen nämlich unzählige neue Möglichkeiten gewonnen, die die Suche nach ihrem Traumpartner ermöglichen aber nicht unbedingt einfacher gestalten. Zwei wichtige Varianten der Partnersuche im net bilden Singlebörsen und Partnervermittlungen. In Singlebörsen sind eher junge Leute zu finden, die auf der Suche nach Flirt und Spaß sind. Bei Partnervermittlungen handelt es sich um älteres Publikum, das an längerfristigen Partnerschaften interessiert ist.

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We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe by Jorge Cham,Daniel Whiteson

By Jorge Cham,Daniel Whiteson

'This witty publication unearths the humbling vastness of our lack of information concerning the universe, in addition to captivating insights into what we really do comprehend' Carlo Rovelli, writer of Seven short classes on Physics and Reality isn't What It Seems

In our small nook of the universe, we all know how a few subject behaves more often than not and what even much less of it appears like, and we now have a few strong guesses approximately the place all of it got here from. yet we actually don't have any clue what is going on. actually, we do not comprehend what approximately ninety five% of the universe is made from.

So what occurs while a cartoonist and a physicist stroll into this unusual, commonly unknown universe? Jorge Cham and Daniel Whiteson gleefully discover the most important unknowns, why these items are nonetheless mysteries, and what loads of clever individuals are doing to determine the solutions (or at the least ask the appropriate questions).

While they are at it, they helpfully demystify many advanced issues we do find out about, from quarks and neutrinos to gravitational waves and exploding black holes. With equivalent doses of humour and pleasure, they invite us to determine the universe as an enormous expanse of ordinarily uncharted territory that is nonetheless ours to discover.

This is a e-book for lovers of Brian Cox and What If. This hugely exciting hugely illustrated ebook is ideal for somebody who is all in favour of the entire nice mysteries physicists are going to unravel next.

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Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom: Essays on the by Carrye Kay Syma,Robert G. Weiner

By Carrye Kay Syma,Robert G. Weiner

Sequential artwork combines the visible and the narrative in a manner that readers need to interpret the pictures with the writing. Comics make a superb healthy with schooling simply because scholars are utilizing a structure that gives energetic engagement. This selection of essays is a wide-ranging examine present practices utilizing comics and photograph novels in academic settings, from basic faculties via university. The members disguise historical past, gender, using particular image novels, useful program and academic theory.
teachers contemplating this publication to be used in a path may possibly request an exam replica here.

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