Les séries américaines: La société réinventée ? (Champs by Aurélie BLOT,Alexis PICHARD

By Aurélie BLOT,Alexis PICHARD

Patriotiques, laudatives, acerbes ou résignées, les séries américaines portent un regard critique sur l'Amérique contemporaine. Elles en interrogent les fondements, en déconstruisent le mode de vie et mènent par là même une radiographie de l'identité américaine. Cet ouvrage examine ces facets à travers une sélection de séries récentes : Six toes Under, True Blood, The tremendous Bang Theory.

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Ecstatic Worlds: Media, Utopias, Ecologies (Leonardo Book by Janine Marchessault

By Janine Marchessault

Postwar artists and designers have used images, movie, and different media to visualize and checklist the area as a ask yourself of collaborative entanglement -- to translate the area for the area. during this ebook, Janine Marchessault examines a sequence of utopian media occasions that spread out and improved the cosmos, growing ecstatic collective reports for spectators and individuals. Marchessault exhibits that Edward Steichen's 1955 "Family of guy" images exhibition, for instance, and Jacques Cousteau's 1956 underwater movie Le Monde du silence (The Silent World) either gave audience a feeling of the Earth as a shared ecology. The pageant of england (1951) -- specifically its Telekinema (a blend of 3D movie and tv) and its stay structure exhibition -- in addition to Expo 67's cinema experiments and media urban created an understanding of a number of worlds. Toronto's replacement microcinema CineCycle, Agnès Varda's 2000 movie Les Glaneurs et los angeles glaneuse, and Buckminster Fuller's international online game (geoscope), representing ecologies of pictures and assets, inspired planetary pondering. The transspecies conversation platform, the Dolphin Embassy, devised through the Ant Farm structure collaborative, extends this planetary standpoint towards different species; and Finnish artist Erkki Kurenniemi's "Death of the Planet" initiatives a postanthropocentric future.Drawing on assets that diversity from the Scottish city planner Patrick Geddes to the French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Marchessault argues that every of those media experiments represents an engagement with connectivity and collectivity via media that might support us think a brand new type of worldwide humanism.

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Mediating Faiths: Religion and Socio-Cultural Change in the by Guy Redden,Michael Bailey

By Guy Redden,Michael Bailey

faith resides tradition. It keeps to play a job in shaping political ideologies, institutional practices, groups of curiosity, methods of lifestyles and social identities. Mediating Faiths brings jointly students operating throughout a variety of fields, together with cultural experiences, media, sociology, anthropology, cultural thought and non secular experiences, in an effort to facilitate larger knowing of contemporary changes. participants illustrate how faith is still aware of the very newest social and cultural advancements within the environments during which it exists. They elevate basic questions referring to new media and non secular expression, non secular formative years cultures, the hyperlinks among spirituality, own improvement and shopper tradition, and modern intersections of faith, id and politics. jointly the chapters exhibit how trust within the superempirical is negotiated relative to secular issues within the twenty-first century.

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Negotiating Digital Citizenship: Control, Contest and by Anthony McCosker,Sonja Vivienne,Amelia Johns

By Anthony McCosker,Sonja Vivienne,Amelia Johns

With pervasive use of cellular units and social media, there's a consistent stress among the promise of latest types of social engagement and the specter of misuse and misappropriation, or the danger of injury and harassment.

Negotiating electronic Citizenship explores the range of reports that outline electronic citizenship. those variety from democratic events that recommend social switch through social media structures to the realities of on-line abuse, racial or sexual intolerance, harassment and stalking. youngsters, educators, social carrier services and govt gurus became more and more enlisted in a brand new push to outline and practice ‘good’ electronic citizenship, but there's little consensus on what this time period particularly skill and sparse research of the vested pursuits that force its definition.

The chapters probe the assumption of electronic citizenship, map its use between coverage makers, educators, and activists, and determine avenues for placing the idea that to exploit in bettering the electronic environments and digitally enabled tenets of up to date social existence. The parts of electronic citizenship are dissected via questions of keep watch over over our on-line environments, the different types of contest and activism and chances of electronic tradition and creativity.

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Innovations in Culture and Development: The Culturinno by Daniela Angelina Jelinčić

By Daniela Angelina Jelinčić

This ebook specializes in concepts in tradition having the aptitude to force total improvement. It analyses public regulations and gives inspiring examples of techniques in tradition which clear up numerous societal difficulties in addition to thoughts for public rules. The “culturinno impression” (culture + innovations), therefore offers proof of the inherent strength tradition has in fostering improvement. the amount leads us in the course of the position of tradition in numerous innovations of improvement, delivering the theoretical and ancient context of improvement and concept of swap. research of theoretical cultural coverage versions is via functional examples of strategies in tradition, culminating in a textual content that could be a should have for leading edge determination makers able to reply to the demanding situations of this present day in addition to scholars, artists and cultural staff who're ready to supply a brand new view on arts/culture.


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Einführung in die moderne Archivarbeit (German Edition) by Sabine Brenner-Wilczek,Gertrude Cepl-Kaufmann,Max Plassmann

By Sabine Brenner-Wilczek,Gertrude Cepl-Kaufmann,Max Plassmann

Die deutsche Archivlandschaft ist mehr als unübersichtlich. Berücksichtigt guy auch die mittleren und kleineren Einrichtungen, geht die Zahl der Archive in die Tausende. Nur wer die Entwicklung des deutschen Archivwesens in ihren Grundzügen kennt, vermag zu beurteilen, wo und auf welche Weise ein bestimmter Archivbestand überliefert sein könnte.
Hier setzt die vorliegende Einführung an. Sie bietet zunächst einen kursorischen Überblick über die deutsche Archivlandschaft, bevor sie sich ganz der praktischen Arbeit im Archiv zuwendet. Das Themenspektrum reicht dabei von der Vorbereitung des Archivbesuchs über Ordnungssysteme und Recherchestrategien bis hin zum Umgang mit Archivalien, Rechtsfragen und natürlich der Quellenkunde. Alle Recherchestrategien werden an konkreten Fallbeispielen veranschaulicht. Ergänzt wird dieser Leitfaden für die Praxis durch ausführliche Informationen rund um das Berufsfeld Archiv, aktuelle Literaturempfehlungen, ein Verzeichnis wichtiger Adressen und ein Glossar.

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Social Web (German Edition) by Anja Ebersbach,Markus Glaser,Richard Heigl

By Anja Ebersbach,Markus Glaser,Richard Heigl

Wikis, Blogs und Social Networks beruhen auf der Interaktion zwischen den Besuchern einer web site und fördern die Bildung von Gemeinschaften - eine in den Massenmedien bisher nicht erreichte Partizipation.

Ausgehend von der Geschichte des Internets und einer Definition des »Social Webs« werden zunächst dessen Erscheinungsformen vorgestellt, verglichen und eingeordnet. Darauf folgt eine Beschreibung der technischen Grundlagen sowie der auftretenden Gruppenprozesse und der gesellschaftlichen Bedeutung des »Social Webs«.

Die 2. Auflage ist noch in line with mail ([email protected]) bestellbar.

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