Browse College of Media by Subject "Mass Communications"
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(2008)A self-consciously oppositional institution that appropriates (and protects itself with) a lucrative brand identity and history of comedic or animated commentary, South Park is an example of how popular culture can interact ...
A Technological Dis -Ease: Scientific Discourses, Mass Media, and the 'Truths' About 'Computer -Addiction (2000)This is a case study into the historical emergence of psychological, medical and popular discourses surrounding contemporary conditions variously labeled "computer addiction," "Internet Addiction Disorder," (IAD) and ...
(2000)Teeth Gritting Harmony: The Ideology of Neo-Liberalism critically examines the ideology of the unfettered, laissez-faire market alongside the mass media institutions and the subjects' everyday practices which reproduce its ...
(1989)This study examines the development of research at J. Walter Thompson from 1908-1925. During those years, the research enterprise, largely a vision of one man, Stanley B. Resor, achieved institutional dimensions within ...
(2007)In my dissertation, I aim to continue and expand on Paulo Freire's "Pedagogy of Hope," going to/through paths and places he never went. I do not believe in the dichotomies of body and mind, theory and action, knowledge and ...
Understanding middle class adolescent leisure: A cultural studies approach to romance novel reading (1990)The cultural studies perspective offers interpretations of the appeal of the cultural form of the romance novel and the pleasure of the cultural practice of leisure reading through recognition of meaning and affective ...
(1991)This dissertation investigates the ways in which "youth," as a discursive construct, comes to sit at the nexus of debates concerning social crisis and upheaval. In particular, "youth in crisis" is an important site for the ...