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Communism and Culture

Communism and Culture

Author : Radu Stern
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Release Date : 2022-05-24
Category : Political Science
Excerpts : This book is a comprehensive introduction to the relationship between communism (understood as an ideological, political, and social project) and culture, broadly defined as the field of aesthetic production. Communism was a global phenomenon, and the global civil war of the 20th century was, in more than one respect, a ...
Creating Participatory Dialogue in Archaeological and Cultural Heritage Interpretation

Creating Participatory Dialogue in Archaeological and Cultural Heritage Interpretation

Author : John H. Jameson
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2022
Category : Archaeology and state
Excerpts : This volume examines evolving trends and transnational perspectives on public interpretation of archaeological and cultural heritage, as well as levels of communication, from local to regional, national and international. It is presented in the context of the evolution of cultural heritage studies from the 20th century "expert approach" to the 21...
Mathematics for Future Computing and Communications

Mathematics for Future Computing and Communications

Author : Liao Heng
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2021-12-31
Category : Computers
Excerpts : A panorama of new ideas in mathematics that are driving innovation in computing and communications....
Discourses  Agency and Identity in Malaysia

Discourses Agency and Identity in Malaysia

Author : Zawawi Ibrahim
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2021-10-23
Category : Social Science
Excerpts : This book seeks to break new ground, both empirically and conceptually, in examining discourses of identity formation and the agency of critical social practices in Malaysia. Taking an inclusive cultural studies perspective, it questions the ideological narrative of ‘race’ and ‘ethnicity’ that dominates explanations of conflicts and cleavages in the ...
Ways of Seeing in the Neoliberal State

Ways of Seeing in the Neoliberal State

Author : Asbjørn Skarsvåg Grønstad
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2021-09-30
Category : Performing Arts
Excerpts : This book focuses on the theme of counter-surveillance in art through a multi-faceted engagement with the highly controversial Norwegian play Ways of Seeing. Denounced by the prime minister and subject to a police investigation, the play gained notoriety when it featured footage showing the homes of the country’s financial ...
Newspaper Fashion Editors in the 1950s and 60s

Newspaper Fashion Editors in the 1950s and 60s

Author : Kimberly Wilmot Voss
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2021-08-05
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Excerpts : This book documents the careers of newspaper fashion editors and details what the fashion sections included in the post-World War II years. The analysis covers social, political and economic aspects of fashion. It also addresses journalism ethics, fashion show reporting and the decline in fashion journalism editor positions....
Cinemas Dark and Slow in Digital India

Cinemas Dark and Slow in Digital India

Author : Lalitha Gopalan
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2021-03-16
Category : Performing Arts
Excerpts : This book provides a sustained engagement with contemporary Indian feature films from outside the mainstream, including Aaranaya Kaandam, I.D., Kaul, Chauthi Koot, Cosmic Sex, and Gaali Beeja, to undercut the dominance of Bollywood focused film studies. Gopalan assembles films from Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Trivandrum, in addition to ...
The Science of Citizen Science

The Science of Citizen Science

Author : Katrin Vohland
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2021
Category : Communication
Excerpts : This open access book discusses how the involvement of citizens into scientific endeavors is expected to contribute to solve the big challenges of our time, such as climate change and the loss of biodiversity, growing inequalities within and between societies, and the sustainability turn. The field of citizen science has ...
Enhancing Video Game Localization Through Dubbing

Enhancing Video Game Localization Through Dubbing

Author : Laura Mejías-Climent
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2021
Category : Audio-visual translation
Excerpts : This book addresses the hot topic in audiovisual translation (AVT) of video game localization through the unique perspective of dubbing, an area which has so far received relatively little scholarly focus. The author analyses the main characteristics of video game localization within the context of English-Spanish dubbing, and emphasizes the ...
Digital Citizenship in China

Digital Citizenship in China

Author : Jun Fu
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2022-09-25
Category : Uncategorized
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Strangling Aunty  Perilous Times for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Strangling Aunty Perilous Times for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Author : Virginia Small
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2021-09-24
Category : Business & Economics
Excerpts : Drawing on a wealth of academic research, statistics and interviews with key Australian media people including present and former Australian Broadcasting Corporation staffers, this book explores the transitions of the ABC under various types of organisational re-strategising, governance and political shifts. The book provides the reader with an authoritative narrative ...
Gaming the Dynamics of Online Harassment

Gaming the Dynamics of Online Harassment

Author : Kevin Veale
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2020-11-12
Category : Social Science
Excerpts : This book argues that online harassment communities function as Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) where the collective goal is to ruin peoples’ lives. Framing these communities like ARGs highlights ways to limit their impact in the future, partly through offering people better ways to control their own safety online. The comparison ...