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This is the sixth and final volume of L&W's comprehensive history of the British Communist Party, covering the debates of the last years - a period of accelerated change and reassessment, and ultimately dissolution.
Parvati Nair on meanings and representations of the hijab in the West.
Anita Biressi, Heather Nunn
The issue looks at war reportage as entertainment; investigates political activism and alternative war news; looks at children and war coverage; and considers the gendered representation of women at war.
The issue includes a discussion on Reality TV; an analysis of the Blair family's celebrity status; a debate about intimacy; a look at cult TV fan cultures; and what it means when pop stars 'can't act'.
The first issue of Mediactive looks at recent changes in education practices - in particular the commodifying of education and the transformation of traditional ideas and practices of knowledge creation.