Download On the Ground: An Illustrated Anecdotal History of the by Sean Stewart PDF

By Sean Stewart

Forthright anecdotes and interviews fill this eye-opening account of the delivery of the underground newspaper move. Stemming from frustration with the inability of any mainstream media feedback of the Vietnam warfare, the construction of the papers was once emboldened through the victories of the Civil Rights–era, anticolonial pursuits within the 3rd international and using LSD. within the 4 brief years from 1965–1969, the subversive press grew from 5 small newspapers in 5 towns within the usa to greater than 500 newspapers—with hundreds of thousands of readers—all over the area. tales by way of the folks concerned with the creation and distribution of the papers, resembling invoice Ayers, Paul Buhle, Paul Krassner, and Trina Robbins, deliver the historical past of the circulate to lifestyles. Full-color scans taken from a huge diversity of guides, from the Berkeley Barb and the la unfastened Press to Chicago Seed and Screw: The intercourse evaluate, also are incorporated, displaying the excellent power that fueled the counterculture of the Sixties.

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Download The Face on the Screen: Death, Recognition & Spectatorship by Therese Davis PDF

By Therese Davis

There was once a time in display tradition while the facial close-up used to be a amazing and mysterious snapshot… The consistent bombardment of the super-enlarged, computer-enhanced faces of advertisements, the unending 'talking heads' of tv and the ever-changing array of movie stars' faces have diminished the face to a banal snapshot, whereas the dream of early movie theorists that the 'giant severed heads' of the reveal may perhaps demonstrate 'the soul of guy' to the hundreds is lengthy due to the fact lifeless. And but the top of this dream opens up the prospect for a unique view of the face at the reveal. the purpose of the publication is to grab this chance to reconsider the facial close-up in phrases except subjectivity and identification by way of moving the focal point to questions of dying and popularity. In doing so, the ebook proposes a dialectical reversal or about-face. It means that we concentration our awareness at the locations in modern media the place the face turns into unrecognisable, for it's right here that the facial close-up expresses the powers of dying. utilizing Walter Benjamin's idea of the dialectical photo as a serious instrument, the e-book offers targeted experiences of quite a lot of media spectacles of faces turning into unrecognisable. It indicates how the mode of popularity enabled via those faces is a surprise adventure which may open our eyes to the bottom of the masks of self - the unrecognisable mortal face of self we spend our lives attempting to not see. Turning on itself, in an effort to communicate, the face exposes the delicate courting among social acceptance and facial recognizability within the images-cultures of latest media.

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Download Zines in Third Space: Radical Cooperation and Borderlands by Adela C. Licona PDF

By Adela C. Licona

Develops third-space thought by way of attractive with zines produced by means of feminists and queers of color.

Zines in 3rd Space develops third-space conception with a pragmatic engagement in the subcultural area of zines as replacement media produced particularly through feminists and queers of colour. Adela C. Licona explores how borderlands rhetorics functionality in feminist and queer of-color zines to problem dominant knowledges in addition to normativitizing mis/representations. Licona characterizes those zines as third-space websites of borderlands rhetorics revealing dissident performances, disruptive rhetorical acts, and coalitions that influence new cultural, political, financial, and sexual configurations.

Zines in 3rd house throws gentle upon an vital and infrequently missed area of different tradition via taking a look at the media generated through humans of colour, who either use the subcultural media to discover and articulate their rules and lives in a manner they consider can't be performed via extra mainstream channels, but additionally comprehend (and articulate) the methods within which the white, middle-class ruled subcultures create new units of constraints and obstacles. inside subcultural reports, and media experiences in normal, this can be a severe region of analysis. the writer is aware the realm of which she speaks.” — Stephen Duncombe, writer of Notes from Underground: Zines and the Politics of other Culture

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Download Religionssoziologie: Eine Einführung in zentrale by Gert Pickel PDF

By Gert Pickel

Im Rahmen des „cultural flip“ der Sozialwissenschaften hat sich die Religionssoziologie wieder zu einem nachgefragten Interessengebiet der Soziologie entwickelt. So werden vermehrt Fragen nach der Vitalität und der politischen Bedeutung von Religionen gestellt. Neben der Soziologie treffen religionssoziologische Analysen gerade in der (praktischen) Theologie, der Religionswissenschaft, der Kulturwissenschaft und der Politikwissenschaft auf Interesse. Der vorliegenden Band soll die zentralen theoretischen Grundprämissen der Religionssoziologie (Max Weber, Emile Durkheim, Karl Marx u.a.) sowie Kenntnisse über die neueren theoretischen Auseinandersetzungen der modernen Religionssoziologie (Säkularisierung, Individualisierung, Pluralisierung) vermitteln. Daneben werden verschiedene, derzeit in der Diskussion befindliche Kernfragen der modernen Religionssoziologie aufgegriffen (Zivilreligion, Globalisierung). Die Einführung wendet sich sowohl an Studierende als auch Doktoranden der oben genannten Fachbereiche.

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Download Critical Pedagogy for a Polymodal World by Douglas J. Loveless, Bryant Griffith PDF

By Douglas J. Loveless, Bryant Griffith

This ebook explores the complexity of verbal exchange and realizing as a potential asset in formal schooling instead of an issue that should be "fixed". The authors learn the query and event as pedagogical instruments, demanding readers to play the critic and ask not easy questions, starting with: Why do the guidelines mentioned in the ebook subject? The electronic details age with increasing methods of considering, being, speaking, and studying complicates public schooling. So, what occurs as various narratives collide in faculties? to reply to this question, the authors of this ebook delve into conflicting assumptions in the framework of complexity sciences and schooling in an try and discover house past positivist/anti-positivist debates. This comprises interpreting the position of cultural and aesthetic narratives and cautionary stories as technique of acknowledging probabilities in human studies in schooling. those probabilities can facilitate praxis, as concept, study, and educating develop into reflective practices, and as considering schooling broadens to incorporate assorted equipment of figuring out and providing complicated phenomena.

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Download On Dialogue by David Bohm, Lee Nichol, Peter Senge PDF

By David Bohm, Lee Nichol, Peter Senge

By no means ahead of has there been a better want for deeper listening and extra open verbal exchange to deal with the complicated difficulties dealing with our agencies, companies and societies. popular scientist David Bohm believed there has been a greater manner for humanity to find which means and to accomplish concord. He pointed out inventive discussion, a sharing of assumptions and knowing, as a way during which the person, and society as a complete, can examine extra approximately themselves and others, and attain a renewed feel of function.

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Download Plunkett's Entertainment & Media Industry Almanac 2002-2003 by Jack W. Plunkett PDF

By Jack W. Plunkett

The digital age is bringing sweeping adjustments to leisure and media of all types, together with publishing, broadcasting and picture. Multimedia, the net and different new media shops for leisure and knowledge are being subtle at a quick expense. Media giants are merging and making great acquisitions. This ebook covers those fascinating advancements and gives profiles on hundreds and hundreds of top enterprises in movie, radio, tv, cable, new media, and publishing of every kind together with books, magazines and newspapers. It includes millions of contacts for enterprise and leaders, institutions, websites and different assets. You’ll get in-depth profiles of the "Entertainment & Media 350," our personal particular record of businesses which are the leaders during this box. the following you will find entire profiles of the new businesses which are making information this day, the 350 greatest, so much winning organisations in all elements of the leisure and Media company, from broadcasters to movie construction businesses, on line casino operators to topic park businesses, publishers of books and magazines to game designers, and lots more and plenty extra. Our company profiles contain govt contacts, progress plans, monetary files, tackle, cell, fax, aggressive virtue and masses extra. This cutting edge e-book bargains 515 pages of exact details, all listed and cross-indexed extra for every company! Our research part offers a very good dialogue of commercial and industry developments. The ebook contains statistical tables overlaying sales for numerous sectors. dealers of both the publication or PDF model can obtain a unfastened reproduction of the corporate profiles database on CD-ROM, permitting key notice seek and export of key information.

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Download Cool Capitalism by Jim McGuigan PDF

By Jim McGuigan

Thomas Frank coined the time period 'the conquest of cool'. This booklet exhibits how this conquest is on the middle of the dynamics of up to date capitalism.Jim McGuigan argues that 'cool capitalism' contains disaffection into capitalism itself, soaking up uprising and thereby neutralising competition to the current approach of tradition and society.McGuigan explores an incredible number of cultural examples, from the graceful photos of mainstream ads, to the fringes of creative construction, supplying a vigourous critique of our figuring out of subversion, resistance and counter-culturalism.Has capitalism relatively colonised our planet? McGuigan exhibits that there's nonetheless a few area left for uprising opposed to the seductive strength of the unfastened industry economic system.

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