By Mary Talbot
Language and Gender first appeared in 1998. The opportunity to produce a third edition has been a challenge, but a very welcome one. The field has continued to be vibrant. In constant development, it has seen significant shifts since the book’s initial publication twenty years ago. The … Read More
By David Buckingham
In the last couple of years, the utopian ideas that inspired the pioneers of networked digital technology – and fuelled countless marketing campaigns – have given way to a growing disillusionment. Technology is increasingly being seen as a threat, not just to democracy but also to our … Read More
By Paddy Scannell
Why do people sing? There is no reason. We do not have to. The wonder of singing is a joy, a blessing in itself. Something like this I try to explain in the fourth and last chapter of my short book.
The other three chapters all lead … Read More