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New Book Announcement: The Video Game Business

August 8, 2014 - 2:19pm

Randy Nichols, RNICHOLS@bentley.edu

New Book Announcement: The Video Game Business

Dear colleagues,

I'm pleased to announce my new book The Video Game Business, published as part of the International Screen Industries series from BFI and Palgrave-Macmillan. You can view the Table of Contents and the index here (https://www.academia.edu/7696707/The_Video_Game_Business).

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Games and Culture September 2014; Vol. 9, No. 5

August 8, 2014 - 2:01pm

Games and Culture
September 2014; Vol. 9, No. 5
Articles
The Critical Power of Virtual Dystopias
Marcus Schulzke

The Construction of Play: Rules, Restrictions, and the Repressive Hypothesis
Rowan Tulloch

“Who Am I?”
Zachary R. Wendler

Digital Mortification of Literary Flesh
Lorenzo Servitje

Popular Communication, Volume 12, Issue 3, July- September 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

August 8, 2014 - 1:52pm

Popular Communication, Volume 12, Issue 3, July- September 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Articles
Webnovelas: Branding Interactivity in Hispanic TV
Juan Piñón
Pages: 123-138
DOI: 10.1080/15405702.2014.924521

Selling the Male Consumer the Playboy Way
Natalie Coulter
Pages: 139-152
DOI: 10.1080/15405702.2014.921920

It’s (Not) in His Kiss: Gay Kisses and Camera Angles in Contemporary US Network Television Comedy
Alfred L. Martin Jr.
Pages: 153-165
DOI: 10.1080/15405702.2014.921921

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Western Journal of Communication, Volume 78, Issue 5, October-December 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

August 8, 2014 - 1:33pm

Western Journal of Communication, Volume 78, Issue 5, October-December 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

FOUR ON THE DARK SIDE OF COMMUNICATION
Hopelessness and Interpersonal Conflict: Antecedents and Consequences of Losing Hope
Courtney Waite Miller, Michael E. Roloff & Rachel M. Reznik
Pages: 563-585
DOI: 10.1080/10570314.2014.896026

Jealousy and Relational Satisfaction: Actor Effects, Partner Effects, and the Mediating Role of Destructive Communicative Responses to Jealousy
Laura K. Guerrero

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Engaging Students in Academic Literacies By María Estela Brisk

August 8, 2014 - 1:31pm

Engaging Students in Academic Literacies
By María Estela Brisk

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Book announcement - Creating Conservatism

August 5, 2014 - 9:37pm

Book announcement - Creating Conservatism

I'm happy to announce the publication of my book:

Creating Conservatism: Postwar Words that Made an American Movement
(Michigan State University Press)

Creating Conservatism charts the vital role of canonical post-World War
II (1945-1964) books in generating, guiding, and sustaining conservatism
as a political force in the United States. Dedicated conservatives have
argued for decades that the conservative movement was a product of
print, rather than a march, a protest, or a pivotal moment of

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Book Announcement: Developing Writing Teachers

July 31, 2014 - 7:38pm

Book Announcement: Developing Writing Teachers
By Terry Locke
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/developing-writing-teachers-terry-locke/...

Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this textbook is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as writers and the teaching of writing. Ideal for for pre-service and in-service courses on the teaching of writing, the Companion Website provides additional readings/documents; PowerPoint presentations; assessment resources; and lesson and unit plans and planning guides.

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Social Studies of Science

July 31, 2014 - 6:50pm

Social Studies of Science
August 2014; Vol. 44, No. 4
Articles
Neoliberal pharmaceutical science and the Chicago School of Economics
Edward Nik-Khah

Physician–industry collaboration: Conflicts of interest and the imputation of motive
Sarah Wadmann

Multivariate statistics and the enactment of metabolic complexity
Nadine Levin

Homogeneity and heterogeneity as situational properties: Producing – and moving beyond? – race in post-genomic science

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Marching as to War Personal Narratives of African American Women's Experiences in the Gulf Wars (2014) https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780761863434

July 31, 2014 - 6:49pm

I am excited about my most recent publication, a book that celebrates the joy and academically rewarding process of applying narrative to the stories of African American servicewomen.

Marching as to War Personal Narratives of African American Women's Experiences in the Gulf Wars (2014) https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780761863434

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Social Studies of Science

July 31, 2014 - 6:47pm

Social Studies of Science
August 2014; Vol. 44, No. 4
Articles
Neoliberal pharmaceutical science and the Chicago School of Economics
Edward Nik-Khah

Physician–industry collaboration: Conflicts of interest and the imputation of motive
Sarah Wadmann

Multivariate statistics and the enactment of metabolic complexity
Nadine Levin

Homogeneity and heterogeneity as situational properties: Producing – and moving beyond? – race in post-genomic science

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Communication Studies

July 31, 2014 - 6:22pm

Communication Studies, Volume 65, Issue 4, September-October 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Original Articles
Competing Discourses of Forgiveness: A Dialogic Perspective
Joshua R. Pederson
Pages: 353-369
DOI: 10.1080/10510974.2013.833526

Exploring the Associations between Relational Uncertainty, Jealousy about Partner's Friendships, and Jealousy Expression in Dating Relationships
Timothy Worley & Jennifer Samp
Pages: 370-388
DOI: 10.1080/10510974.2013.833529

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Science, Technology & Human Values

July 31, 2014 - 6:06pm

Science, Technology & Human Values
September 2014; Vol. 39, No. 5
Editorial
Academic Capitalism
Edward J. Hackett

Articles
Constructing the East–West Boundary: The Contested Place of a Modern Imaging Technology in South Korea’s Dual Medical System
Eunjeong Ma and Michael Lynch

Flush and Bone: Funeralizing Alkaline Hydrolysis in the United States
Philip R. Olson

Installing Telecare, Installing Users
Tomás Sánchez-Criado, Daniel López, Celia Roberts, and Miquel Domènech

Values and Decisions: Cognitive and Noncognitive Values in Knowledge Generation and Decision Making

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Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Volume 11, Issue 3, September 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

July 31, 2014 - 4:41pm

Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Volume 11, Issue 3, September 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Original Articles
Hide and Seek: Neoliberalizing the State and “Stating” the Neoliberal in the Italian Media System
Marco Briziarelli
Pages: 195-210
DOI: 10.1080/14791420.2014.927582

“Born This Way”: Queer Vernacular and the Politics of Origins
Jeffrey Bennett
Pages: 211-230
DOI: 10.1080/14791420.2014.924153

(In)Conceivable: Risky Reproduction and the Rhetorical Labors of “Octomom”

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Critical Studies in Media Communication

July 24, 2014 - 6:56pm

Critical Studies in Media Communication, Volume 31, Issue 4, October 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Original Articles
War Bytes: The Critique of Militainment in Spec Ops: The Line
Matthew Thomas Payne
Pages: 265-282
DOI: 10.1080/15295036.2014.881518

Makmende Amerudi: Kenya's Collective Reimagining as a Meme of Aspiration
Brian Ekdale & Melissa Tully
Pages: 283-298
DOI: 10.1080/15295036.2013.858823

Prudence and Racial Humor: Troubling Epithets
Jonathan Paul Rossing
Pages: 299-313

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Visual Communication Quarterly, Volume 21, Issue 2, April-June is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

July 24, 2014 - 2:29pm

Visual Communication Quarterly, Volume 21, Issue 2, April-June is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

Special Issue: Legal, Ethical, and Technical Challenges in the Online & Mobile Visual Paradigm

This new issue contains the following articles:

Commentary
Commentary
Berkley Hudson
Pages: 60-60
DOI: 10.1080/15551393.2014.928142

Research
Back to the 1990s? Comparing the Discourses of 20th- and 21st-Century Digital Image Ethics Debates
Susan Keith
Pages: 61-71
DOI: 10.1080/15551393.2014.928144

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Crime, Media, Culture

July 24, 2014 - 1:27pm

August 2014; Vol. 10, No. 2
Articles
Shakespeare and criminology
Jeffrey R. Wilson

Penal reform discourse for women offenders: Campaigners, policy strategies and ‘issue reframing’
Gemma Birkett

Staring Down the State: Police Power, Visual Economies, and the “War on Cameras”
Tyler Wall and Travis Linnemann

‘A film that will rock you to your core’: Emotion and affect in Dear Zachary and the real crime documentary
Tanya Horeck

Book reviews
Book review: Daniel Briggs Deviance and Risk on Holiday: An ethnography of British tourists in Ibiza
Anthony Ellis

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KB Journal: The Journal of the Kenneth Burke Society

July 24, 2014 - 1:20pm

On behalf of the editorial collective of the KB Journal: The Journal of the Kenneth Burke Society (http://kbjournal.org/), I bear exciting news: volume 10, issue 1 is now available for your review.

KB Journal 10.1 (Summer 2014)

Terministic Screens of Corruption: A Cluster Analysis of Colombian Radio Conversations by Adriana Angel and Benjamin Bates

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Rhetoric as Equipment For Living. Part I

Guest Editors: Kris Rutten, Dries Vrijders, and Ronald Soetaert, Ghent University

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Communication & Sport

July 24, 2014 - 1:19pm

September 2014; Vol. 2, No. 3
Articles
Public Memorializing in the Stadium
Michael L. Butterworth

The Use of Football as a Country Branding Strategy. Case Study: Qatar and the Catalan Sports Press
Xavier Ginesta and Jordi de San Eugenio

Mood Effects of Televised Sports Events: The Impact of FIFA World Cups on Viewers’ Mood and Judgments
Johannes Knoll, Holger Schramm, and Christiana Schallhorn

Dimensions of Social Media Utilization Among College Sport Fans
Galen Clavio and Patrick Walsh

Contrasting Desired Sports Journalism Skills in a Convergent Media Environment

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Science Communication

July 18, 2014 - 2:32pm

Science Communication
Theme Issue: On Climate Change, Part II
August 2014; Vol. 36, No. 4
Theme Articles
Between Consensus and Denial: Climate Journalists as Interpretive Community
Michael Brüggemann and Sven Engesser

Climate Change in the Newsroom: Journalists’ Evolving Standards of Objectivity When Covering Global Warming
Sara Shipley Hiles and Amanda Hinnant

Laughing in the Face of Climate Change? Satire as a Device for Engaging Audiences in Public Debate
Inger-Lise Kalviknes Bore and Grace Reid

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New Media & Society

July 18, 2014 - 2:29pm

New Media & Society
August 2014; Vol. 16, No. 5
Articles
‘Seriously, get out’: Feminists on the forums and the War(craft) on women
Andrea Braithwaite

Sexual use of the internet: Perceived impact on MSM’s views of self and others
Nuno Nodin, Alex Carballo-Diéguez, and Isabel MP Leal

Mixed messages: The ambiguity of the MOD chip and pirate cultural production for the Nintendo DS
Casey O’Donnell

Citizen camera-witnessing: Embodied political dissent in the age of ‘mediated mass self-communication’
Kari Andén-Papadopoulos

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