"news and journalism, film, TV, media policy, media reform activism, philosophy and social theory, urban history, contemporary American politics--\perspective informed by media history, political economy and social and cultural theory."
Focusing on the resilience of distinctive local consumption cultures, with evidence from three contrasting consumption cultures: consumption and 'public culture' in India, 'consumer nationalism' in China, and 'artful consumption' in Russia.
CLAWS: Creating Livable Alternatives to Wage Slavery. Since I am retired and a webmistress for a media site, ejumpcut.org, I love the idea of this site for personal reasons. But most people do have to work, so this maintains an utopian sensibility for al
"multiple contours of daily life in an unevenly digital era... how technology shapes, transforms, reconfigures, and/or impedes social relations...including issues of globalization, mobility, power, and access"