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Escaping the Rabbit Hole: How to Debunk Conspiracy Theories Using Facts, Logic, and Respect Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510755772
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Published: Skyhorse - June 2nd, 2020

The Earth is flat, the World Trade Center collapse was a controlled demolition, planes are spraying poison to control the weather, and actors faked the Sandy Hook massacre….

All these claims are bunk: falsehoods, mistakes, and in some cases, outright lies. But many people passionately believe one or more of these conspiracy theories.

Against Creativity Cover Image
ISBN: 9781786636508
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Published: Verso - March 24th, 2020

Everything you have been told about creativity is wrong.

Pokemon Collectibles Cover Image
ISBN: 9781445697307
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Published: Amberley Publishing - March 1st, 2020

In February 1996, two games were unleashed in Japan: Pocket Monsters Red and Pocket Monsters Green. A few years later, the west received their own versions—Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue. Very few could predict how far these games would go, and just how many hearts they would capture.

Sports Movies (Quick Takes: Movies and Popular Culture) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780813599861
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Published: Rutgers University Press - March 13th, 2020

From Rocky to Field of Dreams, sports movies are among the most beloved of American films. Revolving around familiar narratives like the underdog story, these movies have generated modern-day legends, reinforcing and disseminating our national myths about the American Dream.

In Sports Movies, Lester D.

The Promotion of Education: A Critical Cultural Social Marketing Approach Cover Image
ISBN: 9783030253028
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Published: Palgrave MacMillan - November 15th, 2019

This book introduces critical cultural social marketing and adapts these techniques for use in the promotion of educational futures in communities and places where there is educational disadvantage.

Hong Kong Dark Cinema: Film Noir, Re-Conceptions, and Reflexivity (East Asian Popular Culture) Cover Image
ISBN: 9783030282929
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Published: Palgrave MacMillan - January 3rd, 2020

This book is a scholarly investigation of the historical development and contemporary transformation of film noir in today's Hong Kong. Focusing on the evolvement of cinematic narratives, aesthetics, and techniques, the author balances a deep reading of the multiple filmic plots with a discussion of the cinematic portrayals of gender, romance, identities and power relations.

The Legacy of Mad Men: Cultural History, Intermediality and American Television Cover Image
By Karen McNally (Editor), Jane Marcellus (Editor), Teresa Forde (Editor)
ISBN: 9783030310905
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Published: Palgrave MacMillan - December 12th, 2019

"The Legacy of Mad Men adds significant new perspectives to the legacy of Mad Men scholarship. The authors apply theoretical perspectives that have been understudied in previous Mad Men work, chart new connections with previous media, and examine overlooked aspects of Men Men's sound design.

Cultural Studies of Lego: More Than Just Bricks Cover Image
By Rebecca C. Hains (Editor), Sharon R. Mazzarella (Editor)
ISBN: 9783030326630
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Published: Palgrave MacMillan - December 6th, 2019

None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in the Us and Canada (Secular Studies #4) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781479860807
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Published: New York University Press - April 14th, 2020

Compares secular attitudes characterizing "religious nones" in the United States and Canada

The Humanized Internet: Dignity, Digital Identity and Democracy Cover Image
ISBN: 9788770220323
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Published: River Publishers - June 30th, 2020

In reading this book, there are key themes that are constant such as the notion of identity and identity sets; e-sovereignty and privacy and most importantly the function of an Internet that is inclusive, not "controlled" by a few organizations for their own profitability.

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ISBN: 9780525566373
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

Own it, snowflakes: you've lost everything you claim to hold dear.

The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience Cover Image
ISBN: 9780262538930
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Published: MIT Press - April 7th, 2020

An argument that what makes science distinctive is its emphasis on evidence and scientists' willingness to change theories on the basis of new evidence.

Attacks on science have become commonplace.

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