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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Lifestyle media ¿ books, magazines, websites, radio and television shows that focus on topics such as cookery, gardening, travel and home improvement ¿ have witnessed an explosion in recent years. Ordinary Lifestyles explores how popular media texts bring ideas about taste and fashion to consumers, helping audiences to fashion their lifestyles as well... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Sex in Advertising: Perspectives on the Erotic Appeal is the first book to thoroughly tackle important issues about sex in advertising. What is it? Does it work? How does it affect individuals and society? Well-respected scholars and popular writers answer these questions as they address the following issues associated with sex in today's advertising... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 113.99
Praise for the first edition:'An excellent book that tries to come to grips with the ever-increasing role of sport in the media as a particular phenomenon of 20th-century popular culture.'European Journal of Communication (2000)'Excellent, well written and informative of interest and use to a wider constituency.'Times Higher Education... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00
This book argues that we have moved into a new cultural period, automodernity, which represents a social, psychological, and technological reaction to postmodernity. In fact, by showing how individual autonomy is now being generated through technological and cultural automation, Samuels posits that we must rethink modernity and postmodernity. Part... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00
This book challenges two tacit presumptions in the field of intercultural communication research. Firstly, misunderstandings can frequently be found in intercultural communication, although, one could not claim that intercultural communication is constituted by misunderstandings alone. This volume shows how new perspectives on linguistic analyses of... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 158.00
Winner of ABC's award for Distinguished Publication for 2006 This book explores effective written communication across cultures both theoretically and practically. Specifically it conceptualizes cross-cultural genre study and compares English and Chinese business writing collected from Australia, New Zealand and China. It is also one of those... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 180.00
This volume is dedicated to questions arising in linguistic, sociological and anthropological analyses of intercultural encounters. It aims at presenting new theoretical and methodological aspects of Intercultural Communication, focusing on issues such as ideology and hegemonial attitudes, communicative genres and culture specific repertoires of genres,... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 26.00
The dramatic changes in television broadcasting during the twentieth century?s third quarter reflected and promoted the development of a new form of consumer culture in Britain. Society was becoming marked by fragmentation, individualism and consumerism and at the same time, ITV, a new commercial service, was challenging the middle-class, public service... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 52.19
Hauptbeschreibung Diese medienwissenschaftliche Untersuchung gibt einen Überblick über das Genre der Weltmusik in den deutschen Medien. Betrachtet werden zunächst die geschichtlichen Entwicklungen bis zur Einführung dieser Repertoirekategorie und der Weltmusikwelle Ende der 1980er. Anschließend stellt der Autor die Frage, wie präsent Weltmusik in... more...