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  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: December 13, 2010
  • Filed Under: New Books

December orders are beginning to arrive in the library.  This month’s selections include a number of great DVD selections.

Here’s the highlight reel:

personalconnectionsPersonal Connections in the Digital Age
by NancyK. Baym
Cambridge Polity Press, 2010

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journalismethicsJournalism Ethics: a philosophical approach
edited by Christopher Meyers
Oxford University Press, 2010

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lossinnocenceA loss of innocence?: television and Irish society, 1960-72
by Robert J. Savage
Manchester University Press, 2010

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femaleleadershipThe Language of Female Leadership
by Judith Baxter
Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

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Featured DVDs

ranasweddingRana’s Wedding
a film by Hany Abu-Assad
2002
Rana wakes up one morning to an ultimatum delivered by her father: she must either choose a husband from a preselected list of men, or she must leave Palestine for Egypt with her father by 4:00 that afternoon. With ten hours to find her boyfriend in occupied Jerusalem, she sneaks out of her father’s house at daybreak to find her forbidden love Khalil.

thegardenThe Garden
a film by Scott Hamilton Kennedy
2008
From the ashes of the L.A. riots arose a lush, 14-acre community garden, the largest of its kind in the United States. Now bulldozers threaten its future.

powwow-highwayPow Wow Highway
directed by Jonathan Wacks
1989
Buddy Red Bow is struggling, in the face of persecution, by greedy developers and political in-fighting, to keep his nation on a Montana Cheyenne Reservation financially solvent and independent.

bus174Bus 174
directed by Jose Padilha
2002
Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man, threatening to shoot all the passengers.

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Kristyna Carroll
Research Support Librarian
kristyna.carroll@villanova.edu
610-519-5391

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