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2. Big Brother: journalism and the altered state

2. Big Brother: journalism and the altered state  

Ian Hargreaves

in Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2014
Published Online: 
Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780042
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199686872.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199686872
‘Big Brother: journalism and the altered state’ discusses the role of the state in journalism. Russia has retightened its grip on television and newspaper journalism despite its ... More
3. Dwelling and dwellings

3. Dwelling and dwellings  

Michael Allen Fox

in Home: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809385
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198747239.003.0003
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9780198747239
Dwelling is both an activity and a location in which that activity takes place. ‘Dwelling and dwellings’ considers some of the many types of abodes in which dwelling has occurred or does so ... More
6. Home politics

6. Home politics  

Michael Allen Fox

in Home: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809385
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198747239.003.0006
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9780198747239
Home politics affects anyone who lives with other people, because transforming a space into a home involves negotiations of various sorts. Wherever people live together, there is bound to ... More
Afterword: Digital photography

Afterword: Digital photography  

Steve Edwards

in Photography: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2006
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775390
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801647.003.0007
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chapter
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9780192801647
Some argue that newer technologies in digital photography represent a continuation of key themes and practices from older methods. Others suggest that the introduction of digital ... More
6. Reflections on ageing and future directions

6. Reflections on ageing and future directions  

Nancy A. Pachana

in Ageing: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
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Nov 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792670
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725329.003.0006
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9780198725329
‘Reflections on ageing and future directions’ considers some of the new directions in geriatric research and clinical practice; exciting developments in healthcare and technology, including ... More
8. A future for branding?

8. A future for branding?  

Robert Jones

in Branding: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2017
Published Online: 
Jun 2017
eISBN: 
9780191814242
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198749912.003.0009
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9780198749912
Branding, although an old practice, has recently become a big topic, a boardroom priority, and a field of academic research. Its scope has expanded into culture, politics, education, ... More
Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

Big Data: A Very Short Introduction  

Dawn E. Holmes

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
eISBN: 
9780191824616
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198779575.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198779575
Since long before computers were even thought of, data has been collected and organized by diverse cultures across the world. Once access to the Internet became a reality for large swathes ... More
8. Digital cinema and the internet

8. Digital cinema and the internet  

Peter Decherney

in Hollywood: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2016
Published Online: 
Dec 2015
eISBN: 
9780190454340
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199943548.003.0009
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9780199943548
The incorporation of digital images into film and television is as much a revolution as sound, color, or widescreen cinema. And as competition from small and international media companies ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Véronique Mottier

in Sexuality: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777196
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199298020.003.0001
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9780199298020
In the modern world, there is no escape from sex: we are bombarded by role models and advice on intimate relationships. Sexual imagery sells and it is now everywhere. The Introduction looks ... More
6. Robotic futures

6. Robotic futures  

Alan Winfield

in Robotics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778414
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199695980.003.0006
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9780199695980
The story of robots is still unfolding. ‘Robotic futures’ looks to the future of robotic science in space exploration and other areas of everyday life. Would it be possible to build a ... More
7. Virtual work

7. Virtual work  

Stephen Fineman

in Work: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778452
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199699360.003.0007
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9780199699360
Information technologies penetrate almost all aspects of our lives. In developed societies many occupations are in some way virtualized. The traditional notion of ‘going to work’ has been ... More
4. Contesting martyrdom

4. Contesting martyrdom  

Jolyon Mitchell

in Martyrdom: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777882
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199585236.003.0004
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9780199585236
Martyrdom in Christian traditions is not a stable term with a single meaning. This is also the case within Islamic traditions. Recently martyrdom has gone digital and this has changed the ... More
6. Where do we go from here?

6. Where do we go from here?  

Mary Jo Hatch

in Organizations: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777851
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199584536.003.0006
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chapter
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9780199584536
‘Where do we go from here?’ provides some thoughts on the future of organizations and organizing. In the modern world, the mix-and-match pastiche of work conditions will cause constant ... More
9. Twilight

9. Twilight  

Ian Walmsley

in Light: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191782442
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682690.003.0009
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9780199682690
‘Twilight’ concludes this VSI by acknowledging some of the topics that have not been covered: the fantastic discoveries arising from looking at other regions of the electromagnetic spectrum ... More
1. The many faces of home

1. The many faces of home  

Michael Allen Fox

in Home: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809385
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198747239.003.0001
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9780198747239
Homes are central to human life, but defining what home is can be problematic. Home is a fundamental and universal concept, yet it has multiple associated and layered meanings for different ... More
8. The future of home

8. The future of home  

Michael Allen Fox

in Home: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809385
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198747239.003.0008
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9780198747239
There are indefinitely numerous new ideas and technologies that might develop and improve the quality of life if humans have the good sense to protect their planet’s health, learn to live ... More
Afterword

Afterword  

Margaret Walters

in Feminism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776106
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805102.003.0012
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9780192805102
The ‘Afterword’ asks What is the future for feminism? Does the West still need feminism? How real and persistent is the backlash against feminism? A survey of the debates between feminist ... More
5. Communications

5. Communications  

John Heskett

in Design: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776748
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854469.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192854469
‘Communications’ covers two-dimensional material that has an impact on modern life. We are continually bombarded with visual imagery. The influence of it is pervasive. It can inform, ... More
6. What can we expect in the future?

6. What can we expect in the future?  

Les Iversen

in Drugs: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Published Online: 
Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191808210
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745792.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198745792
‘What can we expect in the future?’ considers changing attitudes to drugs in the 21st century, the current pharmaceutical industry, and the rise of personalized medicines as a result of a ... More
3. The history of branding

3. The history of branding  

Robert Jones

in Branding: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2017
Published Online: 
Jun 2017
eISBN: 
9780191814242
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198749912.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198749912
‘The history of branding’ outlines the five different versions of branding seen over history. The first dates back to the Ancient Egyptians who, with the branding of cattle, demonstrated ... More

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