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Britain’s Screen Inferiority Complex: Union and Institutional Responses to the Coming of Sound, 1929-35
Sound cinema came to Britain and the rest of Europe during a period of general decline in national film industry. The end of the First World War had seen capital and investment in British filmmaking decrease, bolstered by ...
Cultural anxiety 2.0
(SAGE Publications, 2009-09-01)
Since the naming by Tim O’Reilly of ‘Web 2.0’ to signify a new phase in web development and user experience, the ‘2.0’ suffix has been applied in a number of disciplines to indicate a similarly new direction in that field. ...
Pervasive Perversion: Paedophilia and Child Sexual Abuse in Media/Culture
(Free Association Books, 2005-10-01)
During the 1980s discourse concerning child sexual abuse became central to the US/UK media, and in the 1990,s popular culture frequently took child sexual abuse as a subject for representation. Numerous claims of child ...
Nazism and Neo-Nazism in Film and Media
(Amsterdam University Press, 2018-03-20)
This book takes an original transnational approach to the theme of Nazism and neo-Nazism in film, media, and popular culture,with examples drawn from mainland Europe, the UK, North and Latin America, Asia, and beyond. This ...
(Roman Books, 2012-04-30)
Media and peace in the Middle East. The Role of Journalism in Israel-Palestine
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
In exploring the dynamics and narratives of peace in journalism, this book explains the media's impact on the transformation of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. It discusses the perspectives of peace activists ...
The politics of normalising gendered violence: feminised austerity and masculinised wealth creation
(Bristol University Press, 2019-09)
According to UN data, 1 in 3 women worldwide are subject to violence. Yet male sexual violence often fails to be part of public discourse. To explore this relative silencing of discussion is to consider how media narratives ...
Punishment, legitimacy and taste: The role and limits of mainstream and social media in constructing attitudes towards community sanctions.
Although criminologists have studied public attitudes to community sanctions, and there has also been some attention to media representations of them, there has been no serious examination of the relationships between media ...
Smile, Hitler? Nazism and Comedy in Popular Culture in Comedy and the Politics of Representation
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
This piece examines the relationship between Nazism and comedy in popular culture, from film and television, to fashion and YouTube. Does comedy in this context serve a useful political purpose, or does it just reassert ...