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Forbidden Signs: American Culture and the Campaign Against Sign Language By Douglas C. Baynton.

Watching Race: Television and the Struggle for Blackness By Herman Gray.

Screening the Los Angeles “Riots”: Race, Seeing, and Resistance By Darnell M. Hunt.

Gender, race, and class in media: A text‐reader Edited by Gail Dines and Jean M. Humez.

Mediated Messages and African‐American Culture: Contemporary Issues Edited by Venise T. Berry and Carmen L. Manning‐Miller.

Native Americans in the News: Images of Indians in the Twentieth Century Press By Mary Ann Weston.

Dressing in Feathers: The Construction of the Indian in Popular Culture Edited by S. Elizabeth Bird.

Living Room Lectures: The Fifties Family in Film and Television By Nina C. Liebman.

Prime‐Time Feminism: Television, Media Culture and the Women's Movement Since 1970 By Bonnie J. Dow.

Engaging Characters: Fiction, Emotion and the Cinema By Murray Smith.

Televisuality: Style, Crisis, and Authority in American Television By John Thornton Caldwell.

Quality Assessment of Television Edited by Sakae Ishikawa.

News for All: America's Comingof‐Age with the Press By Thomas C. Leonard.

South Africa's Alternative Press: Voices of Protest and Resistance, 1880–1960 Edited by Les Switzer.

Liberalism and the Problem of Knowledge By Charles Arthur Willard.

The Culture Industry Revisited: Adorno on Mass Culture By Deborah Cook.

Electronic Eros: Bodies and Desire in the Postindustrial Age By Claudia Springer.

The Art of the Motor By Paul Virilio.

Deconstructing Communication: Representation, Subject, and Economies of Exchange By Briankle G. Chang.

Communication and the Transformation of Economics By Robert E. Babe.

Information Inequality: The Deepening Social Crisis in America By Herbert I. Schiller.

Invisible Crisis: What Conglomerate Control of Media Means for America and the World Edited by George Gerbner, Hamid Mowlana, and Herbert I. Schiller.

Violence as Obscenity: Limiting the Media's First Amendment Protection By Kevin W. Saunders.
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Document Type: Book Review

Publication date: September 1, 1997

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