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- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 131.00
Over the past century, a new breed of entertainer has arisen?one where the old division between on-camera talent and the suits behind the scenes has largely eroded. From Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin to Lady Gaga and Quentin Tarantino, entertainers have attempted to cross specialties and platforms to new arenas, from politics to philanthropy and... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 29.99
Ever since 9/11, Muslims and Islam have dominated the headlines in the UK. With one leading newspaper describing the Muslim community as a troublesome minority?, the media has often been accused of hostility. In this illuminating study, several leading commentators examine the phenomenon of Islamophobia? and ask how to tackle it. Charting recent media... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.95
Misunderstanding is a pervasive phenomenon in social life, sometimes with serious consequences for people's life chances. Misunderstandings are especially hazardous in high-stakes events such as job interviews or in the legal system. In unequal power encounters, unsuccessful communication is regularly attributed to the less powerful participant, especially... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 36.99
What kind of public sphere is possible in the European Union with its considerable diversity of national identities, languages, and media systems? Against the backdrop of debates about a fundamental European community deficit and the possibility of postnational democracy, this book explores the role of a European public sphere not only in bridging... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
This book provides the first comprehensive account of temporal deixis in English printed and online news texts. Linking the characteristic usage of tenses with the projection of deictic centres, it notes how conventional tenses, particularly in headlines, are affected by heteroglossia arising from various accessed voices. The resulting tense shifts... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00
This paper investigates the connection between self-repairs, conversation analytical mechanisms, and the concept of certainty in Romanian academic meetings. The focus is on the design of turn(s) in which the chair and the other participants provide feedback on a piece of writing. The data reveal that at the turn design level, through self-repairs (namely... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 200.00 US$ 173.33
The Handbook of the Psychology of Communication Technology offers an unparalleled source for seminal and cutting-edge research on the psychological aspects of communicating with and via emergent media technologies, with leading scholars providing insights that advance our knowledge on human-technology interactions. • A uniquely focused... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00
This Handbook explores the economic features of the media and its infrastructure to provide readers with a sophisticated understanding of the critical issues and their influence on companies, audiences and regulators. The contributors explore and explain the impact of underlying factors such as multi-sided platforms, advertising and industry structure.... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 22.61
Der Sammelband geht zum einen der Frage nach, inwieweit Randbedingungen wie Medientechnik, -politik und -nutzung den Wandel der Medien beeinflusst haben. Zum anderen werden einzelne "alte" und "neue" Medien analysiert. Dabei wird ihre Entwicklung im intermedialen Beziehungsgeflecht verdeutlicht. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95
Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies or taking an introductory MA course, as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are also ideal for language professionals returning to... more...