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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
Using conversation analysis to explore the nature of argument, asymmetry, and power on talk radio, this book focuses on the interplay between the structures of talk in interaction and the structures of participation on talk radio. In the process, it demonstrates how conversation analysis may be used to account for power as a feature of institutional... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95
This is a comprehensive encyclopedia to the more than 100 radio programs portraying the American West, in fact and fiction, heard by generations of listeners from the Great Depression through the Cold War era. The book includes both the popular and lesser known series, as well as would-be offerings that never made it past the audition stage. Each entry... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
What became of radio after its Golden Age ended about 1960? Not long ago Arbitron found that almost 93 percent of Americans age 12 and older are regular radio listeners, a higher percentage than for those turning to television, magazines, newspapers, or the Internet. But the sounds they hear now don't resemble those of radio's heyday when it... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
"Quiz Kids" was a network radio program aired from 1940 to 1953 featuring smart children answering difficult questions submitted by listeners throughout America. Part of radio history during its "golden age," and set within the backdrop of dramatic changes in America--social, cultural and political--"Quiz Kids" thrived... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
In her study of key serialized radio dramas broadcast from 1930 to 1943, Rea analyses the work of leading exponents of the genre against the wider backdrop of nation-building, intellectual movements and popular culture in Argentina. Grounded in archival work undertaken at the library of Argentores in Buenos Aires, Reas book recovers the contribution... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 182.00
The Biographical Encyclopedia of American Radio presents the very best biographies of the internationally acclaimed three-volume Encyclopedia of Radio in a single volume. It includes more than 200 biographical entries on the most important and influential American radio personalities, writers, producers, directors, newscasters, and network executives.... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 219.95
The book traces the history of a famous non-specialized commercial radio station, through from its beginnings in trans-frontier broadcasting in the 1930s to its enviable position at the heart of a Europe-wide multi-media empire. Indeed, part of the book relates to rivalry with the BBC and other European broadcasters before and after the Second... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Creating Powerful Radio For Managers, Programmers and Talent * GROW AUDIENCES - Increase your ratings! LifeStage Demographics: Know your audience and how they listen. * PROGRAMMING Build exciting programming - even on dull news days - with proven techniques to guide programmers and talent to the next level of performance. * NEWS: Write, produce... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
'... a highly imaginative and often very entertaining book ... which ... probably says more than any other available text about the limitations and possibilities of present forms of radio.' Professor Laurie Taylor on the first edition of Understanding Radio Understanding Radio is a fully revised edition of a key radio textbook. Andrew Crisell... more...