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  • Medienberufe und Steuernby Rüdiger Schaar; Reinhard Knauft

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.99

    Die Beratung von Künstlern und Medienberufen verlangt ein breites Wissen in Recht und Steuern, denn neben den steuerlichen Vorschriften sind oft Fragen der Sozialversicherung oder der Vertragsgestaltung zu beachten. Zahlreiche Beispiele und Checklisten machen den kompakten Leitfaden besonders praxisnah. Ein wertvoller Ratgeber für Journalisten,... more...

  • Why Are We The Good Guys?by David Cromwell

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 18.99

    David Cromwell lives in Southampton and works full-time as co-editor of Media Lens, a UK-based media analysis website, which he co-founded in 2001. In 2007, Media Lens received the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award. David is also the co-founder of the Crisis Forum which he set up with a colleague at the University of Southampton.... more...

  • Conversational Storytelling among Japanese Womenby Mariko Karatsu

    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...

  • Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communicationby Susan Herring; Dieter Stein; Tuija Virtanen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 293.00

    The present handbook provides an overview of the pragmatics of language and language use mediated by digital technologies. Computer-mediated communication (CMC) is defined to include text-based interactive communication via the Internet, websites and other multimodal formats, and mobile communication. In addition to 'core' pragmatic and... more...

  • Handbuch Medien der Literaturby Natalie Binczek; Till Dembeck; Jörgen Schäfer

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    There is a growing need for a survey presentation of the history and theory of media as they relate to literature. This handbook fills this gap and meets the need for a comprehensive survey of all media used for literary communication. It provides an inventory of the current state of research in this field, and will be an important source... more...

  • Pragmatics of Discourseby Klaus P. Schneider; Anne Barron

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 279.00

    Discourse is language as it occurs, in any form or context, beyond the speech act. It may be written or spoken, monological or dialogical, but there is always a communicative aim or purpose. The present volume provides systematic orientation in the vast field of studying discourse from a pragmatic perspective. It first gives an overview... more...

  • Political Scandalby John B. Thompson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

    Political scandals have become a pervasive feature of many societies today. From Profumo to the cash-for-questions scandal, from Watergate to the Clinton-Lewinsky affair, scandals have come to play a central role in politics and in the shaping of public debate. What are the characteristics of political scandals and why have they come to assume such... more...

  • Conversation and Technologyby Ian Hutchby

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

    Ian Hutchby is Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Communication at Brunel University and Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University. His research involves the application of conversation analysis to various areas of technologically-mediated interaction, including the distinctive properties of broadcast talk and... more...

  • The Second Media Ageby Mark Poster

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    This book examines the implications of new communication technologies in the light of the most recent work in social and cultural theory and argues that new developments in electronic media, such as the Internet and Virtual Reality, justify the designation of a "second media age". more...

  • Literature, Media, Information Systemsby Friedrich A. Edited and introduced by Johnston Kittler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    John Johnston's background combines expertise in modern literature, poststructuralist philosophy, and high technology's production. Like Kittler, he draws on historic fact, anecdote, and literature. From this vantage point he explicates the theoretical and practical consequences of Friedrich Kittler's insights into the social and psychological effects... more...