Film Stardom and the Ancient Past

This book offers the first comprehensive exploration of how the ancient past has shaped screen stardom in Hollywood since the silent era. It engages with debates on historical reception, gender and sexuality, nostalgia, authenticity and the uses of the past. Michael Williams gives fresh insights into ‘divinized stardom’, a highly influential and yet understudied phenomenon that predates Hollywood and continues into the digital age. C...

The Future of Quality News Journalism: A Cross-Continental Analysis

In the face of the continuously changing challenges of the digital age, it is difficult for quality news journalism to survive on any significant scale if a means for adequately funding it is not available. This new study, a follow-up to 2007’s The Future of Journalism in the Advanced Democracies, includes a comparative analysis of possible alternative business models that may save the future of the quality news business across the d...

Test Your Management Skills

This easy to use, practical and effective book contains six psychometric assessment profiles covering the key aspects of leadership: leadership style; professional style: decision-making; power and empowerment; management action; leadership 360 degree profile. It contains the profiles and detailed analyses to aid evaluation of the results. Anyone involved in the management of people will value psychometric assessment profiles, includ...