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Dead Matter: The Meaning of Iconic Corpses

Margaret Schwartz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694334
eISBN:
9781452953588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694334.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An Iconography of the Flesh theorizes the relationship between the body and the image by looking at the corpse as a special instance of a body that is both thing and representation. Unlike ... More


Kids and branding

Barrie Gunter

in Kids and Branding In A Digital World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097874
eISBN:
9781526104359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097874.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the involvement of children with brands in more depth. It tracks the extent and nature of young consumers’ engagement with brands in the mass media era and introduces theories ... More


Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Jeff Scheible

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Emoticons matter. Equal signs do, too. This book takes them seriously and shows how and why they matter. Digital Shift explores the increasingly ubiquitous presence of punctuation and typographical ... More


Introduction

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The introduction provides an overview of the structure of the book. It presents the aim of the book which is to apply Social Critical Theory to the study of Arab journalism.


Civil society and social justice: the limits and possibilities of global governance

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

in Media Policy and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks more closely at the material and symbolic debates around the Word Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), introduced in the previous chapter. Drawing of feminist political ... More


An Iconography of the Flesh

Margaret Schwartz

in Dead Matter: The Meaning of Iconic Corpses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694334
eISBN:
9781452953588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694334.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the introduction, Swartz introduces the corpse as representational object referring to deceased, and documents the relationship between photography and embalming as aesthetics as well as mourning ... More


: From Medium to Site

Andrew V. Uroskie

in Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226842981
eISBN:
9780226109022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Since the mid-‘90s, contemporary art practice and criticism has been engaged in a widespread reformulation of the concept of “site-specificity.” At the same time, the vast proliferation of artists’ ... More


Architecture, Memory, and the Archive

Gabriella Giannachi

in Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035293
eISBN:
9780262335416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035293.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This Chapter draws on literature on memory and history to analyze how the archive operates as a memory laboratory facilitating the (re-)creation and transmission of different types of memories, from ... More


Mapping the Local

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 1 unpacks the theoretical foundations and analytical frameworks of the local by thematically mapping its various interpretations throughout critical political economy, critical theory, and ... More


Kracauer's Theory of Film

Noël Carroll

in Engaging the Moving Image

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091953
eISBN:
9780300133073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091953.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter is about Siegfried Kracauer's book Theory of Film: The Redemption of Physical Reality, which was published in 1960. It is important to stress this from the outset because, during the ... More


Connecting the Dots: Periodizing the Digital

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the intersection of the period and textual shift related to digital media: how it “periodizes” the digital, from its typographical redefinition as a dot in the 1980s internet ... More


Within, Aside, and Too Much: On Parentheticality across Media

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter takes parentheses as starting points for critical thinking, across three primary sites: Derrida’s writing, criticism of the televisual laugh track, and Miranda July’s Me and You and ... More


# Logic

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Analyzing diverse media forms and objects, this chapter mobilizes the hashmark as a reading lens to delineate digital media’s textual processes, mapping a broader cultural logic and aesthetic of the ... More


Textual Shift and the Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The introduction considers punctuation generally (existing studies, theories, histories of it), examining how punctuation both undergoes and reflects a broader “shift” in textuality corresponding ... More


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