This e-book breaks new floor in supplying an in-depth serious evaluate of cyborg cinema, arguing that it continues to be essentially the most exciting and provocative cycles to have emerged in modern reveal tradition. Tracing the cinematic cyborg's transition during the last 20 years and comparing the theoretical importance attributed to this determine, it asks what relevance the cyborg keeps to have by way of figuring out human id, our courting to expertise, and to each other.
Masculinity and Irish pop culture: Tiger's stories is an interdisciplinary choice of essays by way of confirmed and rising students, analysing the moving representations of Irish males throughout various pop culture kinds within the interval of the Celtic Tiger and past.
By Jon R. Stone
The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations completes our tremendously winning and award-winning Latin for the Illiterati sequence of volumes, rounding off the trilogy with a finished treasury of vintage Latin quotations, mottoes, proverbs, and maxims gathered from the worlds of philosophy, rhetoric, politics, technological know-how, faith, literature, drama, poetics, and war.Distinguished by means of the combo of user-friendliness and comprehensiveness, this ebook will supply scholars, students, and common readers with an eminently browsable source that's as worthy because it is pleasing.
By Signe Rousseau
Social media structures have speedy turn into necessary to such a lot people’s lives, either privately and professionally. this is often the 1st booklet to light up the rage of hoping on social media within the meals global. undertaking social media is enjoyable, however it can also be swiftly turning into the platform for self-promotion and branding. This interesting narrative bargains an ancient account of the most important alterations caused by way of the net and likewise explores the polarities that underlie the demanding situations of version, together with exclusivity as opposed to democracy, professionalism as opposed to amateurism, and enterprise as opposed to excitement. Loaded with perception into the present scene, it discusses controversies corresponding to famous person cooks’ tweeting wars, ethics and the accusations of plagiarizing of recipes, and etiquette about the perform of photographing a meal to web publication approximately it. Food and Social Media will attract an individual with an curiosity in foodstuff and media in addition to those that get pleasure from utilizing any of the social media codecs, together with blogs, Yelp, fb, YouTube, Twitter, and extra, to take part in a electronic meals group.
By Kenneth MacKinnon
Taking its cue from the better visibility of men's stories within the final decade, this entire quantity makes a speciality of a number of the ways in which mass media don't quite a bit "reflect" masculinity in society as "teach" it by means of growing or reinforcing its personal idealized pictures. Encompassing a wide-spectrum of study really from the final two decades, this ebook indicates the diversity of masculine identities. whereas those courses more often than not care for one particular medium, the current examine considers 4 special mediums of mass media: videos, tv, ads, and activities coverage.
Social media penetrate our lives: fb, YouTube, Twitter and plenty of different structures outline day-by-day behavior of verbal exchange and inventive creation. This publication reviews the increase of social media, delivering either a ancient and a serious research of the emergence of significant systems within the context of a quickly altering atmosphere of connective media. writer José van Dijck bargains an analytical prism that may be used to view techno-cultural in addition to socio-economic features of this alteration in addition to to check shared ideological ideas among significant social media structures. This attention-grabbing learn will entice all readers drawn to social media.
Hexagonal adaptations provides an important evaluate of key debates approximately modern French society and tradition. Concise, not easy and accomplished, its chapters every one handle the methods of swap and redefinition that characterise France this present day. participants examine and situate cinematic, literary, on-line and visible texts, mediatic, political and daily discourses, in each one case pinpointing how range, plurality and reinvention inflect cultural and social evolution in France. The chapters within the assortment percentage a key set of thematic issues and lift issues for debate between students and scholars alike. crucial to those are questions about France's doubtful position and position in Europe and the broader international; the morphing topography of its capital; and the numerous conundrums posed via the patience of Republican paradigms in an international atmosphere. If France is not any longer the exception, what are the models and kinds of being French which are lived, notion and imagined within the new millennium?
Via empirical fabric in addition to theoretical discussions, this publication explores advancements in gender-technology relations from the 1980s to at the present time. the writer attracts on her long-lasting study within the box, delivering perception in either old and newer discussions of gender with regards to pcs and computing.
By Mary Talbot
Inside of media and cultural stories, the research of media texts is ruled by means of an unique specialise in illustration. This booklet provides lengthy past due cognizance to social interplay. The ebook is split into sections. the 1st outlines key theoretical matters and ideas, together with informalisation, style hybridisation, positioning, dialogism and discourse. the second one is a sustained interrogation of social interplay in and round media. Re-examining problems with illustration and interplay, it significantly assesses paintings at the para-social and broadcast sociability, then explores detailed websites of interplay: creation groups, viewers groups and 'interactivity' with audiences.
By Gerd Baumann
Multicultural Riddle is a entire exploration of the entire matters that form our look for a multicultural society. The publication examines how we will be able to identify a country of justice and equality among and between 3 teams: those that think in a unified nationwide tradition, those that hint their tradition to their ethnic identification, and people who view their faith as their tradition. to unravel the multicultural riddle, one needs to reconsider nationwide identification, ethnicity and the function of faith within the smooth international.