Download The Military and the Press: An Uneasy Truce (Medill Visions by Michael S. Sweeney PDF

By Michael S. Sweeney

Because information is a weapon of war--affecting public opinion, troop morale, even strategy--for greater than a century America's wartime officers have sought to manage or impact the click, so much lately via "embedding" newshounds inside of army devices in Iraq. This moment entrance, the place press freedom and army imperatives usually do conflict, is the territory explored in The army and the Press, a historical past of the way press-military family members have developed through the 20th and twenty-first century according to the calls for of politics, economics, expertise, and felony and social forces.

Author Michael S. Sweeney takes a chronological strategy, contemplating freedoms and restraints akin to the 1st modification, court docket judgements, and executive and army directives that experience affected the clicking in the course of global Wars I and II, the Korean battle, the Vietnam battle, and the more moderen conflicts. He explores the continuing subject matters of wartime censorship and propaganda, in addition to operational protection within the conflict region. In chapters addressing the new shift in army technique in facing the click, Sweeney discusses new sorts of control--from embedding reporters and discouraging unaccredited "unilaterals" to constructing the scoop schedule via a barrage of briefings, sound bites, and visuals and appeals to patriotism that border on family propaganda. With profiles of some particular journalists--from Richard Harding Davis overlaying the Spanish-American warfare to Christiane Amanpour reporting from the conflicts in Bosnia and Iraq--this deft mix of journalistic historical past and research may still function a call-to-arms to a public no longer continually good served via a military-press standoff.

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Download In Mixed Company: Communicating in Small Groups and Teams by J. Dan Rothwell PDF

By J. Dan Rothwell

IN combined corporation: speaking IN SMALL teams AND groups was once written for the small crew communique path provided at - and four-year faculties and universities. The small staff communique direction generally covers the underlying rules and abilities important for team participation and conversation. subject matters coated contain concept, crew improvement, weather, roles, management, dialogue, determination making, teamwork, clash administration, workforce shows, and results overview. The aim of small workforce communique is to coach scholars to turn into more suitable crew individuals and leaders via giving them research-based instruments and sensible functions to take part effectively in groups. The direction has a tendency to study via a similar teachers each year or time period, and the publication is usually selected by means of that particular instead of through committee. The structure of the path will not fluctuate greatly from tuition to varsity, so tables of contents within the small workforce conversation books usually are not significantly various from each other. a few teachers are looking to use extra case reviews and experiential routines for starting scholars or provide extra present learn conception for upper-division scholars of verbal exchange.

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Download The Shaping of Ambient Intelligence and the Internet of by Simon Elias Bibri PDF

By Simon Elias Bibri

Recent advances in ICT have given upward thrust to new socially disruptive applied sciences: AmI and the IoT, marking a huge technological switch which can result in a drastic transformation of the technological environment in all its complexity, in addition to to an important alteration in expertise use and hence day-by-day residing. but no paintings has systematically explored AmI and the IoT as advances in technological know-how and know-how (S&T) and sociotechnical visions in mild in their nature, underpinning, and practices in addition to their implications for person and social health and for environmental healthiness. AmI and the IoT elevate new units of questions: In what means will we conceptualize such applied sciences? How will we review their advantages and hazards? How should still science–based know-how and society’s politics relate? Are science-based expertise and society converging in new methods? it's with such questions that this e-book is worried. situated in the learn box of technological know-how and know-how reviews (STS), which inspires analyses whose methods are drawn from numerous disciplinary views, this ebook amalgamates an research of AmI and the IoT applied sciences in keeping with a special method of cross–disciplinary integration; their moral, social, cultural, political, and environmental results; and a philosophical research and overview of the results of such results.

An interdisciplinary technique is certainly essential to comprehend the complicated factor of medical and technological techniques that S&T usually are not the single riding forces of the trendy, high–tech society, in addition to to reply holistically, knowledgeably, reflectively, and significantly to the main urgent concerns and critical demanding situations of the fashionable global.

This ebook is the 1st systematic learn on how AmI and the IoT purposes of medical discovery hyperlink up with different advancements within the spheres of the ecu society, together with tradition, politics, coverage, ethics and ecological philosophy. It situates AmI and the IoT advancements and concepts as modernist science–based know-how companies in a unstable and demanding courting with an inherently contingent, heterogeneous, fractured, conflictual, plural, and reflexive postmodern social world.

The issue’s topicality ends up in a publication of curiosity to a large readership in technology, undefined, politics, and policymaking, in addition to of advice to somebody drawn to studying the sociology, philosophy, and background of AmI and the IoT applied sciences, or to people who want to higher comprehend many of the moral, environmental, social, cultural, and political dilemmas to what has been categorized the applied sciences of the twenty first century.

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Download Lesbianism, Cinema, Space: The Sexual Life of Apartments by Lee Wallace PDF

By Lee Wallace

During this innovative quantity, Wallace identifies a distinct development in post-Production Code movies that care for lesbian content: stories of lesbianism normally interact with an residence surroundings, a spatial motif no longer quite often linked to lesbian heritage or cultural illustration. during the formal research of 5 lesbian residence movies, Wallace demonstrates how the traditional repertoire of visible innovations and spatial units (the parts of mise-en-scène, favoured destinations and units, classical structures of enhancing, and the implied tale international itself) are used to scaffold lady sexual visibility. With its sustained concentrate on the filmic syntax surrounding lesbian illustration on monitor within the post-Production Code period, the book includes an unique contribution to queer movie reviews. In addition, Wallace additionally deploys its dialogue of lesbianism and cinematic house to critique a few trends in modern social thought, rather the theoretical id of public intercourse cultures because the foundation for a queer counterpublic sphere.

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Download A World of Letters: Yale University Press, 1908-2008 by Nicholas A. Basbanes PDF

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

For Yale college Press, which celebrates its hundredth birthday in 2008, the century has been an eventful one, punctuated without few surprises. the clicking has released greater than 8,000 volumes over the years, rankings of bestsellers and award-winners between them, and those books have come to fruition throughout the efforts of a number of colourful authors, editors, administrators, board participants, and others of highbrow and literary renown.

With an ear consistently cocked for an enticing story, considered one of today’s top storytellers offers an anecdote-rich chronicle of the Press’s first a hundred years. Nicholas Basbanes, whom David McCullough has referred to as “the major authority of books approximately books,” speedy convinces us that the Press’s historical past, whereas bookish, can be energetic and engaging. Basbanes explores the saga at the back of the purchase of Eugene O’Neill’s blockbuster play, the best-ever Yale bestseller Long Day’s trip into Night; the debate sparked in 1965 by means of e-book of The Vinland Map; the origins of the groundbreaking Annals of Communism sequence, initiated within the wake of the Soviet Union’s loss of life; and lots of extra highlights from Press annals. Basbanes seems on the purposes at the back of the publisher’s striking monetary good fortune, and he completes A global of Letters with a glimpse on the new tasks that may propel the clicking right into a moment intriguing century.

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Download Visionary Film: The American Avant-Garde, 1943-2000 (3rd by P. Adams Sitney PDF

By P. Adams Sitney

Publish 12 months note: First released January 1st 1974
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Critics hailed past variations of Visionary Film because the such a lot whole paintings written at the fascinating, usually perplexing, and constantly debatable style of yankee avant-garde movie. This e-book has remained typical textual content on American avant-garde movie because the e-book of its first variation in 1974. Now P. Adams Sitney has once more revised and up to date this vintage paintings, restoring a bankruptcy at the motion pictures of Gregory J. Markopoulos and bringing his dialogue of the main genres and significant filmmakers as much as the yr 2000.

1. Meshes of the Afternoon
2. Ritual and Nature
3. The Potted Psalm
4. The Magus
5. From Trance to Myth
6. The Lyrical Film
7. significant Mythopoeia
8. Absolute Animation
9. The photograph Cinema: eu Perspectives
10. Apocalypses and Picaresques
11. Recovered Innocence12. Structural Film
13. The Seventies
14. the tip of the 20 th Century

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Download Postcolonial Piracy: Media Distribution and Cultural by Anja Schwarz, Lars Eckstein PDF

By Anja Schwarz, Lars Eckstein

Around the worldwide South, new media applied sciences have led to new kinds of cultural construction, distribution and reception. The unfold of cassette recorders within the Nineteen Seventies; the creation of analogue and electronic video codecs within the 80s and 90s; the pervasive availability of recycled computing device undefined; the worldwide dissemination of the web and cellphones within the new millennium: a lot of these have revolutionised the entry of formerly marginalised populations to the cultural flows of world modernity.

Yet this entry additionally engenders a pirate career of the trendy: it geese and deranges the globalised designs of estate, capitalism and personhood set by means of the North. Positioning itself opposed to Eurocentric opinions via company lobbies, libertarian readings or classical Marxist interventions, this quantity bargains a profound postcolonial revaluation of the social, epistemic and aesthetic workings of piracy. It initiatives how postcolonial piracy repeatedly negotiates varied trajectories of estate and self on the crossroads of the worldwide and the neighborhood.

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Download Journalism in the Movies by Matthew C. Ehrlich PDF

By Matthew C. Ehrlich

Now in paperback, Matthew C. Ehrlich's "Journalism within the videos" is the tale of Hollywood's depiction of yank journalism from the beginning of the sound period to the current. Ehrlich argues that movies have relentlessly performed off just like the journalist as anyone who sees via lies and hypocrisy, sticks up for the little man, and serves democracy. targeting movies approximately key figures and occasions in journalism, together with "Mr. Smith is going to Washington", "All the President's Men", and "The Insider", "Journalism within the video clips" offers a distinct chance to mirror on how video clips relate not just to journalism but in addition American lifestyles and democracy.

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Download Cahiers du Cinéma: The 1950s: Neo-Realism, Hollywood, New PDF

Cahiers du Cinema is the main prestigious and influential movie magazine ever released. An anthology dedicated solely to its writings, in English translation, is lengthy late.

the choices during this quantity are drawn from the colourful first decade of Cahiers, 1951-1959, whilst a gaggle of younger iconoclasts racked the area of movie feedback with their provocative perspectives an foreign cinema--American, Italian, and French specifically. They challenged usual Anglo-Saxon attitudes via championing American renowned video clips, addressing genres equivalent to the Western and the mystery and the aesthetics of technological advancements like CinemaScope, emphasizing mise en scéne up to thematic content material, and assessing the paintings of person filmmakers comparable to Hawks, Hitchcock, and Nicholas Ray by way of a brand new conception of the director as writer, auteur, a innovative idea on the time. Italian movie, specially the paintings of Rossellini, caused sharp debates approximately realism that helped shift the focal point of severe dialogue from content material towards type. The opinions of French cinema have certain curiosity simply because some of the journal's significant members and theorists Godard, Truffaut, Rohmer, Rivette, Chabrol have been to develop into comparable of France's most vital movie administrators and leaders of the hot Wave.

Translated below the supervision of the British movie Institute, the choices have a ways the main half by no means seemed in English beforehand. Hillier has geared up them into topical groupings and has supplied introductions to the elements in addition to the whale. jointly those essays, reports, discussions, and polemics display the vital principles of the Cahiers of the Fifties no longer as fastened doctrines yet as provocative, effective, usually contradictory contributions to the most important debates that have been to overturn severe considering movie.

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Download Cinema Wars: Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney by Douglas Kellner PDF

By Douglas Kellner

Cinema Wars explores the intersection of movie, politics, and US tradition and society via a daring serious research of the flicks, television indicates, and documentaries produced within the early 2000s

* bargains a thought-provoking depiction of Hollywood movie as a contested terrain among conservative and liberal forces

* movies and documentaries mentioned contain: Black Hawk Down, The Dark Knight, Star Wars, Syriana, WALL-E, Fahrenheit 9/11 and different Michael Moore documentaries, among others

* Explores how a few movies during this period supported the Bush-Cheney regime, whereas others criticized the management, overtly or otherwise

* Investigates Hollywood’s therapy of various scorching subject matters, from terrorism and environmental situation to the Iraq struggle and the tradition wars of the 2000s

* exhibits how Hollywood movie within the 2000s delivered to lifestyles a colourful array of social protest and helped create cultural stipulations to select Barack Obama

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