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Antisocial MediaAnxious Labor in the Digital Economy

Antisocial Media: Anxious Labor in the Digital Economy

Greg Goldberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829989
eISBN:
9781479898046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829989.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses popular and academic concerns that the institution of work is being irreparably damaged by digital/media technologies. The book considers three specific concerns (each in a ... More

Beyond HashtagsRacial Politics and Black Digital Networks

Beyond Hashtags: Racial Politics and Black Digital Networks

Sarah Florini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892464
eISBN:
9781479807185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892464.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In a culture dominated by discourses of “colorblindness” but still rife with structural racism, digital and social media have become a resource for Black Americans navigating a society that ... More

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

The Digital CityMedia and the Social Production of Place

The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place

Germaine Halegoua

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479839216
eISBN:
9781479829101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839216.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Digital City focuses on the interface of people, urban place, and the role that digital media play in placemaking endeavors. Critics have understood digital media as forces that alienate and ... More

Distributed BlacknessAfrican American Cybercultures

Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures

André Brock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479820375
eISBN:
9781479811908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479820375.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses Black culture, Web 2.0, and social networks from new methodological perspectives. Using critical technocultural discourse analysis, the chapters within examine Black-designed ... 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

Fake Geek GirlsFandom, Gender, and the Convergence Culture Industry

Fake Geek Girls: Fandom, Gender, and the Convergence Culture Industry

Suzanne Scott

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479838608
eISBN:
9781479822966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479838608.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Fake Geek Girls offers a timely survey of the gendered tensions underpinning the media industry’s embrace of fans as tastemakers and promotional partners over the past decade as fan culture has moved ... More

Feeling MediatedA History of Media Technology and Emotion in America

Feeling Mediated: A History of Media Technology and Emotion in America

Brenton J. Malin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762790
eISBN:
9780814770153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762790.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

New technologies, whether text message or telegraph, inevitably raise questions about emotion. New forms of communication bring with them both fear and hope, on one hand allowing us deeper emotional ... More

From Bombay to BollywoodThe Making of a Global Media Industry

From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry

Aswin Punathambekar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771891
eISBN:
9780814771907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771891.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book analyzes the transformation of the national film industry in Bombay into a transnational and multimedia cultural enterprise, which has come to be known as Bollywood. Combining ethnographic, ... More

The Global Flow of InformationLegal, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

The Global Flow of Information: Legal, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

Ramesh Subramanian and Eddan Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748114
eISBN:
9780814749470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748114.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Internet has been integral to the globalization of a range of goods and production, from intellectual property and scientific research to political discourse and cultural symbols. Yet the ease ... More

Imperialist Love StoryDesert Romances and the War on Terror

Imperialist Love Story: Desert Romances and the War on Terror

Amira Jarmakani

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479815616
eISBN:
9781479896059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A curious figure stalks the pages of a distinct subset of mass-market romance novels, aptly called “desert romances.” Animalistic yet sensitive, dark and sexy, this desert prince, sheikh, or sultan ... More

Jews, God, and VideotapeReligion and Media in America

Jews, God, and Videotape: Religion and Media in America

Jeffrey Shandler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740675
eISBN:
9780814708880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740675.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Engaging media has been an ongoing issue for American Jews, as it has been for other religious communities in the United States, for several generations. This book is a pioneering examination of the ... More

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