(East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies) Incontemporary societies, mass media are increasingly important as a means of both communication and discursive representation. Media interaction is one of the main practices where people use language to learn about others and tell about themselves. Hence, it is one of the key sites for constructing identities and articulating ideologies. As technological means of mediated communication evolve, so too do ways in which people use them to exchange their beliefs about themselves and the world, and, with just a little delay, methods scholars employ to study these exchanges. It is therefore no wonder that studies of media communication and representation is one of the most vibrant fields within the social sciences and the humanities. Apart from those specializing in it, media attract scholars primarily working in linguistics, anthropology, sociology, political science, history, and other disciplines. […]
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From the Editor-in-Chief: Publicity and Initiatives for EWJUS
Svitlana (Lana) Krys
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Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann. State Food Crimes.
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Orest T. Martynowych. Social Structure, Religious Institutions, and Mass Organizations.
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Anne Applebaum. Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine.
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