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Soundbite Culture By David Slayden

Soundbite Culture by David Slayden

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Soundbite Culture combines theory with case analysis to describe and account for the environment within which discourse has declined, and what has replaced it and why. The authors explore the implications of their premise by investigating various media, their methods, and their social, cultural and political implications.

Soundbite Culture Summary

Soundbite Culture: The Death of Discourse in a Wired World by David Slayden

Drawing on the insights of a distinguished group of international scholars from a variety of disciplines, Soundbite Culture combines theory with case analysis to describe and account for the environment within which discourse has declined, and what has replaced it and why. The authors explore the implications of their premise by investigating various media, their methods, and their social, cultural and political implications. Topics include targeted direct mail campaigns, polling, infomercials, Internet identities, radio talk shows,and filmic depictions.

Table of Contents

Introduction - David Slayden and Rita Kirk Willock PART ONE: SMOKE AND MIRRORS MARKETS, PUBLICS, AND CITIZEN-CONSUMERS Giant Sucking Sounds - Rita Kirk Whillock Politics as Illusion Call and Response - David Theo Goldberg Sports, Talk Radio and the Death of Democracy Democratic Delusions - Dale Herbeck The Town Meeting in an Electronic Age PART TWO: CENSORED AND SILENCED ACTS OF RESISTANCE AND POPULISM Reading the Writing on the Wall - Les Back, Michael Keith and John Solomos Grafitti in the Racialized City The Art of Subversive Image Making - Carol Becker Resisting Whiteness - Peter L McLaren Revolutionary Multiculturalism as Counterhegemonic Praxis PART THREE: BORDERS AND BOUNDARIES THE ACADEMY AT THE EDGE OF CIVIL DISCOURSE The Death of Discourse in Our Own (Chat)Room - Peter M Kellet and H L Goodall Jr "Sextext", Skillful Discussion and Virtual Communities Performing Cultural Studies as a Pedagogical Practice - Henry N Giroux Rethinking Harmful Words - Charles N Davis The Demise of the Critical Education Model and Discourse in the Schoolhouse PART FOUR: MASTER AND SLAVE POPULAR MEDIA AND THE SHAPING OF BEHAVIOR Negotiable Realities - David Everett Whillock Chaotic Attractors of Our Understanding Worlds at GWAR - Glenn C Geiser-Getz Celebrations of Juvenile Resistance in Post-Punk Pop Vicarious Realities - David Slayden Internet Discourses and Narratives of the Future

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GOR010896054
9780761908722
0761908722
Soundbite Culture: The Death of Discourse in a Wired World by David Slayden
Used - Very Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Inc
1999-02-10
312
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