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not all the same thing . Finally, to make matters even more interesting, political theory is now engaged with theorisations of gender drawn from very recent developments, such as cultural studies, media studies, multiculturalism, post-structuralism and post-modernisms. These ideas and interests are not necessarily aligned with all, or indeed any, of contemporary feminisms in terms of subject matter or inspiration. On the

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in living with Janny and Frank for the longest amount of time were two young women who effectively negotiated these unstated expectations. Amalia and Janneke were both integrated into the Mainstream. Amalia, from Finland, studied in a Master’s program in media studies and Janneke, from the south of the Netherlands, worked full time as an intern for a graphic design firm. Living in Janny and Frank’s house was the first time either had experienced squatter living and neither possessed squatter capital. For them

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Television and the politics of British humanitarianism

: Practicalities, Colonial Discourse and Western Understandings of Development ’, Journal of African Media Studies , 3 : 1 ( 2011 ), pp. 25 – 41 ; N. Dogra , Representations of Global Poverty: Aid, Development and International NGOs ( London : I. B. Tauris , 2012 ); S. Orgad , Media Representation and the Global Imagination ( Cambridge, MA

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
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warrants sustained, critical attention’. 5 Drawing and building on scholarship from sociology, journalism, development studies, politics, film and media studies and anthropology, we investigate the complex relationships between humanitarianism and popular media forms, technologies, events and cultures. Our authors explore a variety of media, from film, television and memoirs to music festivals and social media, and chart the development of different

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
Journalism practice, risk and humanitarian communication

the pain of others or not. What type of risk? Generally speaking, the reporting of risk and vulnerability in the context of humanitarian crises remains an area that is largely under-researched. This is so, despite calls from scholars such as Simon Cottle who in 1998 pointed out the need to embrace in media studies the notion of the ‘risk society’. 24 Moreover, the notion

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Offline and online games, branding and humanitarianism at the Roskilde Festival

causes and commercial interests, e.g. via corporate social responsibility (CSR), cause-branded products or philanthropy. 2 Critiques of the popular characteristically draw on various theoretical and analytical approaches, such as critical discourse analysis, Žižekian ideological critique and/or grounded critical analytics. 3 These analyses often echo critical approaches to popular culture in media

in Global humanitarianism and media culture