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- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 25.00
This book is an in-depth examination of education and media under occupation. The contributors to this volume engage dialogue to explore these domains and their roles and functioning under occupation while keeping an eye toward resolution, using the on-going conflict between Palestine and Israel as the focus. The uniqueness of this collection is not... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 163.25
The book presents a fundamental study of the coordination of language action in chat communication. It uses numerous examples to present the coordination of activity in chatting as a high-level individual project, and discusses the question of the extent to which analytical and descriptive categories which have proved their worth in conversational... more...
- De Gruyter 2001; US$ 119.71
In the general acceptance of the term, charisma is used to refer to people with unusual abilities and a high degree of personal magnetism. Many of them are however only perceived as such via the media. The question of how the media create cult figures is thus of immediate and obvious relevance. In this volume the issue is addressed by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
Assuming no knowledge of linguistics, Understanding Digital Literacies provides an accessible and timely introduction to new media literacies. It supplies readers with the theoretical and analytical tools with which to explore the linguistic and social impact of a host of new digital literacy practices. Each chapter in the volume covers a different... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 27.95
Narrative Landmines explores how rumors fit into and extend narrative systems and ideologies, particularly in the context of terrorism, counter-terrorism, and extremist insurgencies. Beyond face-to-face communication, this book also addresses the role of new and social media in the creation and spread of rumors. Its concern is to foster a more... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00
When public security organizations like fire brigades deal with emergency situations, ‘real world’ problems and phenomena are inseparably intertwined with media and communication: Not only are working practices grounded in professional knowledge, discourse and interaction, but the achievement, modification, storage, distribution and selection... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This edited volume examines the ways that global media shapes relations between place, culture, and identity. Through the included essays, Chopra and Gajjala offer a mix of theoretical reflections and empirical case studies that will help readers understand how the media can shape cultural identities and, conversely, how cultural formations can influence... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 135.00
This book presents research findings on the overall process of storytelling as a social event in Japanese everyday conversations focusing on the relationship between a story and surrounding talks, the social and cultural aspects of the participants, and the tellability of conversational stories. Focusing on the participants? verbal and nonverbal behavior... more...