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- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1999; US$ 16.50
L'auteur décrit cette nouvelle guerre de tranchées qui oppose les États-Unis au reste du monde et analyse les moyens à mettre en place pour: éliminer les déséquilibres et inégalités en matière de communication et d'information entre sur-informés du Nord et sous-informés du Sud; réduire... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 206.00
The contributions to the book ?Communicating Gender in Context? deal not only with grammatical gender, but also with discursive procedures for constructing gender as a relevant social category in text and context. Attention is directed to European cultures which till now have come up short in linguistic and discourse analytic gender studies, e.g.,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 173.00
This book is among the first to combine a historical view of media texts with a critical look at their textual diversity today. The thirteen chapters cover corpora of early news-papers and pamphlets, present-day news stories and commentaries, TV talk shows and commercials as well as internet presentations. The studies focus on the wide range of text... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00
How do media inform our representations of the Other and how does this influence intercultural / international relations? While officially dialogues between different national societies are conducted by diplomats in bilateral and multilateral settings, in practice journalists also participate every day in such dialogues through the phenomenon of the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00
We are all aware of problematic stereotypes and prejudices regarding ethnicity, race, or gender; indeed, there are many laws to discourage such discriminatory behavior. The reality is that detrimental stereotypes in the media are so numerous and pervasive that they negatively affect the entire American population—not just a minority of citizens. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 54.00
Text-based interaction among humans connected via computer networks, such as takes place via email and in synchronous modes such as ?chat?, MUDs and MOOs, has attracted considerable popular and scholarly attention. This collection of 14 articles on text-based computer-mediated communication (CMC), is the first to bring empirical evidence from a variety... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00
Text-image combinations can authenticate events and establish a visual memory. Here this phenomenon is explored: A pragmatic theory of text-image relationships is developed and empirically tested on the example of print media reports about terrorism in the FRG during the 1970s. The analyses show how texts unambiguously illuminate the meaning of images... more...
- Crown House Publishing 1999; US$ 18.94
Packed with original stories and visualisations, this is a must-buy resource for teachers, trainers and therapists who are looking for new approaches to group work, or are simply story-telling enthusiasts. ď An essential part of our professional development library and widely consulted? Fiona Balloch, Principal, Oxford House College, London more...