Europäische Öffentlichkeit und medialer Wandel

Eine transdisziplinäre Perspektive
Author: Wolfgang Langenbucher,Michael Latzer
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3531902725
Category: Political Science
Page: 412
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Wie eine europäische Öffentlichkeit idealtypisch aussehen soll, wie sie entsteht, auf welcher Stufe des Weges sich Europa derzeit befindet und welche strukturellen Hindernisse es zu überwinden gilt, sind zentrale Fragen für die Weiterentwicklung europäischer Demokratie und Integration. Das vorliegende Buch bietet Antworten auf diese Fragen und analysiert die Rolle der Nachrichtenmedien und deren Wandel im Prozess der Europäisierung von Öffentlichkeit. 22 Beiträge vermitteln den Stand der theoretischen und empirischen europäischen Öffentlichkeitsforschung aus transdisziplinärer Perspektive.

Network-centric Computing

Preparing the Enterprise for the Next Millennium
Author: Peter Varhol
Publisher: Computer Technology Research
ISBN: 9781566079983
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 189
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This report traces the development of network-centric computing and describes the effects it will have on the enterprise. It also provides information for IT professionals who are responsible for selecting and implementing effective systems to enable network-centric computing.

Gender, Journalism, and Equity

Canadian, U.S., and European Experiences
Author: Gertrude Joch Robinson
Publisher: Hampton Press (NJ)
ISBN: N.A
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 241
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This analysis of the journalism profession is unique in that it uses gender as a central explanatory variable, it is comparative, and it explores the impact of equity legislation on the profession in North American and Europe. The book's systematic focus on gender not only as a biological, but as a socially constructed attribute permits the author to address the systemic biases that are inherent in the social reproduction of the journalism profession. A gender approach can clarify the minority status of females in the profession and why there is a difference in the access, promotion, and remuneration between female and male staff. More importantly, the gender approach is able to pin-point the more intangible networks of male power, which exist outside the authority structure. Finally, this approach provides evidence of the difficulties females encounter in functioning in managerial roles.

Public Relations Research

European and International Perspectives and Innovations
Author: Ansgar Zerfaß,A. A. van Ruler,Krishnamurthy Sriramesh
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783531909189
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 449
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This volume is a major contribution to the trans-national debate on public relations research and communication management. It presents dominant concepts and findings from the scientific community in Germany in English language. At the same time, the compilation contains a selection of the most influential and relevant approaches from European and international researchers. Editors and contributors are renowned academics from all over the world. This books honours Guenter Bentele, one of the international spearheads of public relations research, and gives academics, students and communication managers a focussed insight into the field.

Women in Mass Communication


Author: Pamela J. Creedon,Judith Cramer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412936950
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 346
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The Third Edition of Women in Mass Communication provides a new generation of students with an insightful examination of women in the journalism and mass communication professions. In this seminal volume, editors Pamela Creedon and Judith Cramer offer ideas and directions for improving the status of women—and men— working in the field.

Journalism Report V

Innovation and Transition
Author: Andy Kaltenbrunner,Matthias Karmasin,Daniela Kraus
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783708915784
Category: Journalism
Page: 187
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Communicative Figurations

Transforming Communications in Times of Deep Mediatization
Author: Andreas Hepp,Andreas Breiter,Uwe Hasebrink
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319655841
Category: Social Science
Page: 444
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This open access volume assesses the influence of our changing media environment. Today, there is not one single medium that is the driving force of change. With the spread of various technical communication media such as mobile phones and internet platforms, we are confronted with a media manifold of deep mediatization. But how can we investigate its transformative capability? This book answers this question by taking a non-media-centric perspective, researching the various figurations of collectivities and organizations humans are involved in. The first part of the book outlines a fundamental understanding of the changing media environment of deep mediatization and its transformative capacity. The second part focuses on collectivities and movements: communities in the city, critical social movements, maker, online gaming groups and networked groups of young people. The third part moves institutions and organizations into the foreground, discussing the transformation of journalism, religion, politics, and education, whilst the fourth and final part is dedicated to methodologies and perspectives.

The Metamorphosis of the World

How Climate Change is Transforming Our Concept of the World
Author: Ulrich Beck
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745690254
Category: Social Science
Page: 240
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We live in a world that is increasingly difficult to understand. It is not just changing: it is metamorphosing. Change implies that some things change but other things remain the same capitalism changes, but some aspects of capitalism remain as they always were. Metamorphosis implies a much more radical transformation in which the old certainties of modern society are falling away and something quite new is emerging. To grasp this metamorphosis of the world it is necessary to explore the new beginnings, to focus on what is emerging from the old and seek to grasp future structures and norms in the turmoil of the present. Take climate change: much of the debate about climate change has focused on whether or not it is really happening, and if it is, what we can do to stop or contain it. But this emphasis on solutions blinds us to the fact that climate change is an agent of metamorphosis. It has already altered our way of being in the world the way we live in the world, think about the world and seek to act upon the world through our actions and politics. Rising sea levels are creating new landscapes of inequality drawing new world maps whose key lines are not traditional boundaries between nation-states but elevations above sea level. It is creating an entirely different way of conceptualizing the world and our chances of survival within it. The theory of metamorphosis goes beyond theory of world risk society: it is not about the negative side effects of goods but the positive side effects of bads. They produce normative horizons of common goods and propel us beyond the national frame towards a cosmopolitan outlook.

Feminist Theory

A Critique of Ideology
Author: Nannerl O. Keohane,Michelle Zimbalist Rosaldo,Barbara Charlesworth Gelpi
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 306
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Essays concerning the theoretical aspects of feminism include discussions of sexual politics, women's studies programs in American schools, and feminist literary criticism

Transcultural Communication


Author: Andreas Hepp
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118885929
Category: Social Science
Page: 288
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In Transcultural Communication, Andreas Hepp provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the exciting possibilities and inevitable challenges presented by the proliferation of transcultural communication in our mediatized world. Includes examples of mediatization and transcultural communication from a variety of cultural contexts Covers an array of different types of media, including mass media and digital media Incorporates discussion of transcultural communication in media regulation, media production, media products and platforms, and media appropriation

Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity

Transdisciplinary Approaches
Author: Susanne Foellmer,Margreth Lünenborg,Christoph Raetzsch
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315455919
Category: Social Science
Page: 220
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As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals’ engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions of the world to argue that media change and social change converge on a redefinition of the relations of individuals to larger collective bodies. To this end, contributors examine new collective actors emerging in the public arena through digital media or established actors adjusting to a diversified communication environment. The book offers an important contribution to a vibrant, transdisciplinary, and international field of research emerging at the intersections of communication, performance and social movement studies.

Global Journalism Research

Theories, Methods, Findings, Future
Author: Martin Löffelholz,David Weaver
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9781405153324
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 318
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Global Journalism Research offers a diversity of theoretical and methodological approaches for studying journalists and journalism around the world. It charts the opportunities and challenges facing journalism research in an increasingly global field. Brings together an elite team of contributors to create a comprehensive overview of journalism research and its different approaches, methods, and paradigms around the world Examines the impact of developments in journalism that have resulted in it becoming an international phenomenon with global networks, no longer able to operate solely within national or cultural borders Considers the theoretical frameworks necessary for journalists to embrace recent economic, political, and cultural changes - impacting on our basic definitions of journalism Explores the issue of the increasingly blurring line between entertainment and news, as well as the formerly clear division between journalism, public relations and business communication Draws on examples of journalism research from Asia, Africa, Western and Eastern Europe, and North and Latin America

Dynamics of National Identity

Media and Societal Factors of What We Are
Author: Jürgen Grimm,Leonie Huddy,Peter Schmidt,Josef Seethaler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317597362
Category: Social Science
Page: 356
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Globalization, immigration and economic crisis challenge the conceptions of nations, trans-national institutions and post-ethnic societies which are central topics in social sciences' discourses. This book examines in an interdisciplinary and international comparative way structures of national identity which are in conflict with or supporting multi-ethnic diversity and trans-national connectivity. The book’s first section seeks to clarify the concepts of national identity, nationalism, patriotism and cosmopolitism and to operationalize them consistently. The next section regards the diversity within national states and the consequences for the management of identity and intra-national integration. The third section focuses on external integration between different nations by searching for the "squaring of the circle" between the bonding with co-patriots and the critical reflection of one's own national perspective in relation to others. The last section explores to what extent and in which ways media use shapes collective identity.

Women and Media

International Perspectives
Author: Karen Ross,Carolyn M. Byerly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470798475
Category: Social Science
Page: 232
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Comprised of original research in diverse genres and medias, Women and Media: International Perspectives brings together eight international scholars to explore key issues of the gender-media relation. Provides important insights into how gender is implicated in media industries. Address key issues of the gender-media relation, from an analysis of news media’s coverage of women politicians, to the marketing of ‘girl power’, to strategizing for equality in newsrooms. Highlights the theme that media have the potential both to reinforce the status quo in power arrangements in society but also to contribute to new, more egalitarian ones. Includes an introduction by the editors that carefully maps the contours of the international struggle between feminists and the media, section overviews, bibliographies, key terms, and discussion questions.

Ame Sam E Rromane Dz̆ene


Author: Ian F. Hancock
Publisher: Univ of Hertfordshire Press
ISBN: 9781902806198
Category: History
Page: 180
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'We are the Romani people' is intended primarily as a source book for teachers, social workers and others interacting with Romanies ('Gypsies') in - or from - Central and Eastern Europe, but will be invaluable to anybody who wants to know more about these fascinating people who left India a thousand years ago. It presents the most current findings about Romani origins, an overview of politics, culture, language and cuisine, a surprising list of notable people of Romani descent, a description of the centuries-long period of slavery in the Balkans and a brief description of the Romani Holocaust. Especially useful is the chapter on how to interact with Romanies, and the list of recommended readings. Each chapter is accompanied by a list of questions, making it suitable as a textbook for use in class.

Press Freedom and Pluralism in Europe

Concepts and Conditions
Author: Andrea Czepek,Melanie Hellwig,Eva Nowak
Publisher: Intellect Books
ISBN: 184150243X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 310
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How free are the media in Europe? Freedom of the press and an independent media system are often taken for granted and all of the EU-member states today have implemented guarantees of press freedom in their constitutions and judicial systems. In Press Freedom and Pluralism in Europe, researchers from twelve countries examine media systems regarding conditions for independence and pluralism. They discuss a European approach to press freedom and diversity and include case studies of a broad spectrum of media systems including Bulgaria, the Baltics, Poland, Romania, Finland, France, Germany, Aust.

Routledge Handbook of Political Marketing


Author: Jennifer Lees-Marshment
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136597433
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 408
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With the Obama campaign universally acknowledged as the most successfully marketed presidential campaign of all time, the future of political marketing is fiercely contested, provoking a wealth of high quality scholarship from across the globe. This work provides an accessible introduction to the field, international in both content and authorship, which will set the direction of future research. Routledge Handbook of Political Marketing contains cutting edge contributions written by academic experts and informed practitioners but will also have a cohesive structure, containing emerging areas and authors alongside established ones. The handbook addresses the practicalities as well as the broader impact of political marketing on politics including its’ role in the changing relationship between political leaders, parties and voters. With each chapter providing a comparative and carefully structured discussion of a key topic, the handbook examines issues within the following broad themes: Understanding the market, gathering ideas, and debate Product development, branding and strategy Internal Marketing Communicating and connecting with the public Government Marketing - delivery, policy and leadership With each chapter written to a common template presenting new research and contemporary case studies, the handbook combines a succinct presentation of the latest research with an accessible and systematic format that will be of great interest to scholars and practitioners alike.

The European Handbook of Media Accountability


Author: Tobias Eberwein,Susanne Fengler,Matthias Karmasin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317033272
Category: Social Science
Page: 340
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In recent years, the Leveson Inquiry in Great Britain, as well as the EU High-Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism, have stirred heated debates about media accountability and media self-regulation across Europe. How responsible are journalists? How well-developed are infrastructures of media self-regulation in the different European countries? How much commitment to media accountability is there in the media industry – and how actively do media users become involved in the process of media criticism via social media? With contributions from leading scholars in the field of journalism and mass communication, this handbook brings together reports on the status quo of media accountability in all EU members states as well as key countries close to Europe, such as Turkey and Israel. Each chapter provides an up-to-date overview of media accountability structures as well as a synopsis of relevant research, exploring the role of media accountability instruments in each national setting, including both media self-regulation (such as codes of ethics, press councils, ombudspersons) and new instruments that involve audiences and stakeholder groups (such as media blogs and user comment systems). A theoretically informed, cross-national comparative analysis of the state of media accountability in contemporary Europe, this handbook constitutes an invaluable basis for further research and policy-making and will appeal to students and scholars of media studies and journalism, as well as policy-makers and practitioners.

Queering Paradigms


Author: Burkhard Scherer
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783039119707
Category: Social Science
Page: 350
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This book brings together original, peer-reviewed research providing new perspectives on the status quo and challenges for the future of Queer Theory / Queer Studies. Drawing inspiration from the conference in Queer Studies that was held at Canterbury Christ Church University in February and March 2009, the chapters offer analyses and insights into changing academic and public discourses on sexual and gender normativities within a wide multi- and trans-disciplinary scope. Transcending the binary axis of homo- vs. heterosexuality, the book analyzes, queries, and challenges multiple overt and hidden heteronormative and gender binarist assumptions; in six larger areas, paradigmatic discourses in academia and public life are discussed: Queered Identities, Queer Politics, Queering Public Discourses, Queering the Classroom, Pop Queer, and Queer Readings. The contributing authors represent the wide spectrum of scholarship engaged with Queer Theory, including political and social science, philosophy, history, literary criticism, cultural studies, education, psychology, and legal studies. They conversely and discursively contribute to the evaluation, reformulation, and if appropriate reclaiming of academic approaches in Queer Studies.