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Download The Lolita Effect: The Media Sexualization of Young Girls by M. G. Durham PDF

By M. G. Durham

Pop culture---and the ads that surrounds it---teaches younger boys and girls 5 myths approximately intercourse and sexuality:

-Girls don't opt for boys, boys decide on girls--but simply attractive ladies
-There's just one type of sexy--slender, curvy, white attractiveness
-Girls may still paintings to be that kind of attractive
-The more youthful a lady is, the sexier she is
-Sexual violence might be sizzling
Together, those 5 myths make up the Lolita impact, the mass media tendencies that paintings to undermine girls' self-confidence, that condone woman objectification, and that tacitly foster intercourse crimes. yet making a choice on those myths and breaking them down will help women discover ways to realize innovative and fit sexuality and shield themselves from degrading media principles and sexual vulnerability. within the Lolita impression, Dr. M. Gigi Durham deals step forward ideas for empowering ladies to make fit judgements approximately their very own sexuality.

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Download [...After the Media]: News from the Slow-Fading Twentieth by Siegfried Zielinski PDF

By Siegfried Zielinski

The media are actually redundant. In an summary of advancements spanning the earlier seventy years, Siegfried Zielinski’s [ . . . After the Media] discusses how the technique of technology-based verbal exchange assumed a systemic personality and the way conception, paintings, and feedback have been operative during this approach. Media-explicit considering is contrasted with media-implicit idea.

Points of touch with an arts standpoint contain a reinterpretation of the artist Nam June Paik and an creation to the paintings of Jake and Dinos Chapman. The essay ends with appeals. In an overview of an actual philology of tangible issues, Zielinski indicates chances of how issues may possibly continue after the media.

With a vade mecum opposed to psychopathia medialis within the kind of a manifesto, the publication advocates for a contrast to be made among on-line lifestyles and offline being.

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Download Developing Tablet PC Applications by Clayton E Crooks II PDF

By Clayton E Crooks II

The hot capsule computing device combines the newest incarnation of past laptop computing applied sciences (i.e., electronic ink and voice instructions) with the facility and reliability of WindowsR XP, most likely making it the main flexible computer ever. constructing capsule computing device functions teaches programmers tips to create purposes for this interesting new platform utilizing the SDK built for it. It starts through explaining find out how to set up and use the SDK, after which delves into the construction of a number of particular purposes, reminiscent of a drawing software, an MP3 participant, and a signature acceptance application. It additionally covers game-related subject matters.

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Download Mammalian Cell Culture: The Use of Serum-Free by W. J. Pledger, J. E. Estes, P. H. Howe, E. B. Leof (auth.), PDF

By W. J. Pledger, J. E. Estes, P. H. Howe, E. B. Leof (auth.), Jennie P. Mather (eds.)

The benefits of acquiring a very outlined setting for the expansion of cells in vitro have been famous very early within the heritage of cellphone tradition (Lewis and Lewis, 1911). persevered curiosity within the dietary requisites of cells in vitro and in offering an optimum atmosphere for cells ended in the improvement of the complicated nutrient combos to be had this day in lots of media (Waymouth, 1972; Ham, 1965). although, serum remained a vital part of medium for the expansion of such a lot mobile kinds in tradition. The query of what issue (or elements) in serum used to be crucial for mobilephone development and survival remained unanswered for numerous many years. first and foremost, experiments have been designed to purify the "active part" of serum for the expansion of cells in tradition. those experiments pointed out fetuin (Fisher et at., 1958) and nonsuppressible insulinlike task (Temin et at., 1972) as very important elements of serum. notwithstanding, the complexity of serum and the very low degrees of energetic elements in serum hindered development in identi­ fying and setting apart serum factors.

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