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- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 42.00
Introduces readers to discourse analysis to show how media communication works. Written in a lively style and drawing on examples from contemporary media, this work discusses what precisely gets represented in media texts, who gets to do the talking, and what knowledge people need to share in order to understand the media. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 90.00
The contemporary consumer is bombarded with fear-inducing images and information. This media shower of imagery is equalled only by the sheer quantity of fear-assuaging products offered for our consumption. The contributors address questions raised by the saturation of social space by capitalized fear. more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 224.00
Although many everyday texts include pictures that contribute to the meaning of the message as whole, the field of linguistics has only sporadically dealt with this sign modality. The book closes the gaps by presenting theories for justifying possible references between language and pictures, and offers practical explanations for these references by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 78.95
A well-rounded education in the 21st century requires not just verbal and mathematical proficiency, but also the ability to interpret, critique, create, and use visual communication on sophisticated levels. In today?s visual world, it is critically important to hold an appreciation for the profound effects imagery has on individuals and the communities... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 59.00
Tactical media describes interventionist media art practices that engage and critique the dominant political and economic order. Rather than taking to the streets and staging spectacular protests, the practitioners of tactical media engage in an aesthetic politics of disruption, intervention, and education. From They Rule, an interactive map of the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 25.00
"An insightful, accessible examination of the way in which day-to-day speech is tangled in a complicated web of history, politics, race, economics and power." - Kirkus What is it about other people?s language that moves some of us to anxiety or even rage? For centuries, sticklers the world over have donned the cloak of authority to control the way... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2010; US$ 4.99
Don't bore your audience with black bullet points on a white background. Your ideas deserve a presentation that's as smart and elegant as they are. Even if you're new to the Mac, this hands-on guide gets you up to speed on Keynote's features-like timesaving themes-fast. You'll learn how to customize layouts to your liking and add even more flash with... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 44.99
Bilder und Bilderfahrungen sind heute zentraler Bestandteil der Wahrnehmung der Wirklichkeitserfahrung und des kommunikativen Austauschs von Kindern und Jugendlichen. Der Sammelband stellt methodische Ansätze der Bildinterpretation und des Bildverstehens aus sozialwissenschaftlicher, kunst- und medienpädagogischer Perspektive vor. Der Schwerpunkt liegt... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00
This article explores the relationship between the superhero and the state and the subversive potential within that relationship, both thematically and visually. The superhero must act above the law in order to uphold it, and thus question the legitimacy of authority. The comic book narrative has to convey the illusion of causality, movement and sound... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95 US$ 20.96
Transform your marketing efforts through the power of visual content In today's fast-paced environment, you must communicate your message in a concise and engaging way that sets it apart from the noise. Visual content—such as infographics and data visualization—can accomplish this. With DIY functionality, Infographics: The Power of... more...