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Kline, Stephen

Overview
Works: 30 works in 155 publications in 4 languages and 4,089 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Conceptor, Scenarist
Classifications: HF5827, 659.1042
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Stephen Kline
 
Most widely held works by Stephen Kline
Social communication in advertising : persons, products & images of well-being by William Leiss( Book )

60 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new edition of Social Communication in Advertising updates the most comprehensive historical study of advertising and its function within contemporary society. This classic text traces advertising's influence within three key social domains: the new commodities industry, popular culture, and the mass media that manages the constellation of images that unifies all three."--Résumé de l'éditeur
Digital play : the interaction of technology, culture, and marketing by Stephen Kline( )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a marketplace that demands perpetual upgrades, the survival of interactive play ultimately depends on the adroit management of negotiations between game producers and youthful consumers of this new medium. The authors suggest a model of expansion that encompasses technological innovation, game design, and marketing practices. Their case study of video gaming exposes fundamental tensions between the opposing forces of continuity and change in the information economy: between the play culture of gaming and the spectator culture of television, the dynamism of interactive media and the increasingly homogeneous mass-mediated cultural marketplace, and emerging flexible post-Fordist management strategies and the surviving techniques of mass-mediated marketing. Digital Play suggests a future not of democratizing wired capitalism but instead of continuing tensions between "access to" and "enclosure in" technological innovation, between inertia and diversity in popular culture markets, and between commodification and free play in the cultural industries. -- publisher description
Out of the garden : toys, TV, and children's culture in the age of marketing by Stephen Kline( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This timely and innovative book provides a detailed history of marketing to children, revealing the strategies that shape the design of toys and have a powerful impact on the way children play. Stephen Kline looks at the history and development of children's play culture and toys from the teddy bear and Lego to the Barbie doll, Care Bears and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He profiles the rise of children's mass media - books, comics, film and television - and that of the specially stores such as Toys 'R' Us, revealing how the opportunity to reach large audiences of children through television was a pivotal point in developing new approaches to advertising. Contemporary youngsters, he shows, are catapulted into a fantastic and chaotic time-space continuum of action toys thanks to the merchandisers' interest in animated television. Kline looks at the imagery and appeal of the toy commercials and at how they provide a host of stereotyped figures around which children can organize their imaginative experience. He shows how the deregulation of advertising in the United States in the 1980s has led directly to the development of the new marketing strategies which use television series to saturate the market with promotional "character toys". Finally, in a powerful re-examination of the debates about the cultural effects of television, Out of the Garden asks whether we should allow our children's play culture to be primarily defined and created by marketing strategies, pointing to the unintended consequences of a situation in which images of real children have all but been eliminated from narratives about the young
Globesity, food marketing and family lifestyles by Stephen Kline( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book examines the public controversies surrounding lifestyle risks in the consumer society. Comparing news coverage of the globesity pandemic in Britain and the USA, it illustrates the way moral panic brought childrens food marketing to the centre of the policy debates about consumer lifestyles"--
The physics of turbulence in the boundary layer : final report ... NASA grant NAG-1-1610 by Stephen Kline( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The semantics of Hebrew NA' in the Pentateuch and former prophets by Stephen Kline( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The categorical imperative : on the bias of content analysis by Stephen Kline( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Estados Unidos/United States : a novel by Kris Kline( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gays & lesbians, libraries & archives : a checklist of publications, 1970-1989 by Cal Gough( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engelstalige titels van zelfstandige publicaties en van tijdschriftartikelen, die allen te maken hebben met homosexualiteit en bibliotheek / archief
Audio and visual characteristics of television news broadcasting : their effects on opinion change by Stephen Kline( )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rationalizing attitude discrepant behaviour : a case study in energy attitudes by Stephen Kline( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Project to Review Adult Guardianship : framework document by British Columbia( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document contains a history of the project and the need for reform; an overview of the project; recommendations for government; recommendations for legislation; and recommendations for social policy and funding changes. It also presents information on future planning for personal care, health care, and finances; registered support networks; assistance, support, and advocacy; abuse, neglect, and self-neglect; consent to health care; assessments of an adult's capability to make certain decisions; due process, mediation, and court process; decision making; and the Office of the Public Trustee and Public Guardian
How Canadians Communicate II by Will Straw( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first volume of ""How Canadians Communicate"" the editors examined and assessed the health of Canada's cultural industries circa 2003. In this second volume, they not only undertake a new examination of Canada's current media health, but also turn their attention to analysing the impact of the startling pace of global media proliferation on our country's media institutions. The revolutionary changes underway in mass media technology, from blogs to peer-to-peer networks and the ubiquitous cell-phone, have all imposed structural modifications to global communication systems, inexorably al
Social values : thoughts on comparing Canada with the United States by Stephen Kline( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shooter( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in French and Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Dobson porta sempre con sé la su amacchina fotografica. E' un fotografo di guerra della International Newspictures Association che ama il lavoro ed il pericolo, ma che soprattutto ama la vita
Flow visualization (videorecording) by Stephen Kline( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toys as media : young males (3-6) acquisition of prosocial play scripts for Rescue Hero action toys by Stephen Kline( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Media use audit for BC teens : key findings by Stephen Kline( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Similitude and approximation theory by S. J Kline( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in Russian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

There are a number of reasons for producing this edition of Simili­ tude and Approximation Theory. The methodologies developed remain important in many areas of technical work. No other equivalent work has appeared in the two decades since the publication of the first edition. The materials still provide an important increase in understanding for first-year graduate students in engineering and for workers in research and development at an equivalent level. In addition, consulting experiences in a number of industries indi­ cate that many technical workers in research and development lack knowledge of the methodologies given in this work. This lack makes the work of planning and controlling computations and experiments less efficient in many cases. It also implies that the coordinated grasp of the phenomena (which is so critical to effective research and develop­ ment work) will be less than it might be. The materials covered in this work focus on the relationship between mathematical models and the physical reality such models are intended v vi Preface to the Springer Edition to portray. Understanding these relationships remains a key factor in simplifying and generalizing correlations, predictions, test programs, and computations. Moreover, as many teachers of engineering know, this kind of understanding is typically harder for students to develop than an understanding of either the mathematics or the physics alone
Ghosts in the machine : postmodern childhood, video gaming, and advertising by Stephen Kline( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Out of the garden : toys, TV, and children's culture in the age of marketing
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Digital play : the interaction of technology, culture, and marketingOut of the garden : toys, TV, and children's culture in the age of marketingGlobesity, food marketing and family lifestylesEstados Unidos/United States : a novelHow Canadians Communicate II
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Kline, Stephen

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English (140)

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