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Black Television TravelsAfrican American Media around the Globe

Black Television Travels: African American Media around the Globe

Timothy Havens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737200
eISBN:
9780814759448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737200.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the globalization of African American television and the way in which foreign markets, programming strategies, and viewer preferences have influenced portrayals of African ... More

CachedDecoding the Internet in Global Popular Culture

Cached: Decoding the Internet in Global Popular Culture

Stephanie Ricker Schulte

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708668
eISBN:
9780814788684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the 1980s and 1990s, the Internet became a major player in the global economy and a revolutionary component of everyday life for much of the United States and the world. It offered users new ways ... More

Chronic YouthDisability, Sexuality, and U.S. Media Cultures of Rehabilitation

Chronic Youth: Disability, Sexuality, and U.S. Media Cultures of Rehabilitation

Julie Passanante Elman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479841424
eISBN:
9781479806294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841424.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The teenager has often appeared in culture as an anxious figure, the repository for American dreams and worst nightmares, at once on the brink of success and imminent failure. Spotlighting the ... More

Circuits of VisibilityGender and Transnational Media Cultures

Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Radha S. Hegde

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores transnational media environments as pathways to understand the gendered constructions and contradictions that underwrite globalization. Tracking the ways in which gendered subjects ... More

Citizenship ExcessLatino/as, Media, and the Nation

Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

Hector Amaya

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Drawing on contemporary conflicts between Latino/as and anti-immigrant forces, this book illustrates the limitations of liberalism as expressed through U.S. media channels. Inspired by Latin American ... More

ClassLiving and Learning in the Digital Age

Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Based upon a year’s ethnographic fieldwork with 27 members of an ordinary London class, this book offers an original, readable and engaging study of the lives of one class of 13 to 14-year-olds in a ... More

The Colorblind ScreenTelevision in Post-Racial America

The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Sarah Nilsen and Sarah E. Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The election of President Barack Obama signaled for many the realization of a post-racial America, a nation in which racism was no longer a defining social, cultural, and political issue. While many ... More

Critical Rhetorics of Race

Critical Rhetorics of Race

Michael G. Lacy and Kent A. Ono (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762226
eISBN:
9780814765296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762226.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

According to many pundits and cultural commentators, the United States is enjoying a post-racial age, thanks in part to Barack Obama's rise to the presidency. This high gloss of optimism fails, ... More

Dangerous CurvesLatina Bodies in the Media

Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media

Isabel Molina-Guzman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757352
eISBN:
9780814759547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757352.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

With images of Jennifer Lopez's butt and America Ferrera's smile saturating national and global culture, Latina bodies have become a ubiquitous presence. This book traces the visibility of the Latina ... More

Extravagant AbjectionBlackness, Power, and Sexuality in the African American Literary Imagination

Extravagant Abjection: Blackness, Power, and Sexuality in the African American Literary Imagination

Darieck Scott

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740941
eISBN:
9780814786543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740941.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Challenging the conception of empowerment associated with the Black Power Movement and its political and intellectual legacies in the present, this book contends that power can be found not only in ... More

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