Constructing The Self In A Mediated World

Author: Debra Grodin
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 0803970129
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In today's world, identities are no longer built solely within communities of family, neighbourhood, school and work - the media plays an important role in formulating our identities or constructions of self. This volume brings together the usually segregated areas of interpersonal and mass communication, and also incorporates work from sociology, psychology and women's studies. Each contributor examines our understanding of self both within a specific context of mediated culture and within a specific theoretical framework, such as critical theory, social constructionism and feminism.
A Performance Theory of Order and Constituency
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: John A. Hawkins
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Major new work arguing that grammars are profoundly shaped by language processing.
Anglo-Irish Modernism and the Maternal
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: D. Stubbings
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-09-19 - Publisher: Springer

Anglo-Irish Modernism and the Maternal argues that a focus on the construction of mother-figures in Irish culture illuminates the extraordinary achievement of the Irish modernists. Essentially, the seminal Irish modernists - Moore, Joyce, Synge, Yeats and O'Casey - resisted those mother-figures sanctioned by cultural discourses, re-writing her in order to
Constructing the Literary Self
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Patsy J. Daniels
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-02 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

In the twentieth century, as previously excluded groups, including ethnic minorities, women, the disabled, and the differently gendered, gained a voice in society, group identity also changed and new definitions became necessary. Whether through their group affiliations or in spite of these affiliations, many individuals sought a new definition of
Studies in Symbolic Interaction
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Norman K. Denzin
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-11 - Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

This vibrant volume is a creative mix of contributions, including seminal essays and interpretive works, from researchers and writers in the area of popular music and major players in the bright future of symbolic interaction. Genres discussed range from country, jazz and the virtuoso to latino, grindcore and extreme metal.
Wavelets and Multiscale Analysis
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Jonathan Cohen, Ahmed I. Zayed
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-01 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Since its emergence as an important research area in the early 1980s, the topic of wavelets has undergone tremendous development on both theoretical and applied fronts. Myriad research and survey papers and monographs have been published on the subject, documenting different areas of applications such as sound and image processing,