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Media and communication research methods : an introduction to qualitative and quantitative approaches
Part I: Getting Started Chapter 1: What Is Research? We All Do Research, All the Time Scholarly Research Is Different From Everyday Research Cultural Studies and Research Nietzsche on InterpretationExpand
An Anatomy of Humor
Humor permeates every aspect of society and has done so for thousands of years. People experience it daily through television, newspapers, literature, and contact with others. Rarely do socialExpand
Seeing is Believing: An Introduction to Visual Communication
This book discusses the development of Comics, Cartoons, and Animation: The Development of An Art Form and the role of Typography and Graphic Design in this development. Expand
Media Analysis Techniques
PART I. TECHNIQUES OF INTERPRETATION 1. Semiotic Analysis A Brief History of the Subject The Problem of Meaning Social Aspects of Semiotics: The Individual and Society Saussure on the Science ofExpand
Narratives in Popular Culture, Media, and Everyday Life
The Nature of Narrative Theorists of Narrativity Narrative Techniques and Authorial Devices A Glossary of Terms Relating to Narrative Texts Dreams A Freudian Perspective Fairy Tales The Comics TheExpand
Media Research Techniques
PART ONE: RESEARCH PROJECTS Guided Research Projects Research Logs Content Analysis Newspaper Comics Pages Survey Interviews Media Utilization Social Roles Television Soap Opera Characters DepthExpand
Video Games: A Popular Culture Phenomenon
From their inception, video games quickly became a major new arena of popular entertainment. Beginning with very primitive games, they quickly evolved into interactive animated works, many of whichExpand
Deconstructing Travel: Cultural Perspectives on Tourism
Chapter 1 Preface and Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Chapter One: Travelers and Tourists Chapter 3 Chapter Two: Aspects of Travel and Tourism Chapter 4 Chapter Three: The Uses of Travel and TourismExpand