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- De Gruyter Mouton 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 of a range... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
Political scandals have become a pervasive feature of manysocieties today. From Profumo to the cash-for-questions scandal,from Watergate to the Clinton-Lewinsky affair, scandals have cometo play a central role in politics and in the shaping of publicdebate. What are the characteristics of political scandals and whyhave they come to assume such prominence... more...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 36.99
Building on the events and lessons of September 11, Crisis Communications features an international cast of top contributors exploring emergency communications during crisis. Together, they evaluate the use, performance, and effects of traditional mass media (radio, TV, print), newer media (Internet, email), conventional telecommunications (telephones,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 28.99
A concise introduction to the evolution of communication media, The Evolution of Media is unique in that it treats both mass media and interpersonal media. The first part of the book describes the history and development of media technology. The second and third parts develop a taxonomy for media and compare their technological requirements, applications,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 26.99
In The Media Globe , a diverse group of scholars follows emerging patterns in media beyond the United States, identifying the issues and the potential impacts on democratic communication. The authors assess the current tensions between global media practices and cultural norms, further considering alternatives in global communication that could better... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 31.99
Bettig and Hall present a lively and scathing critique of the contemporary communications industry. They explore recent news events and challenges posed by the Internet and the effects of copyright control, as well as growing corporate influence in the newsroom and the classroom. The authors conclude that current interconnections among media, big business,... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 16.99
This book focuses on global connectivity and the role of new digital and traditional media in bringing people together to protect the world?s endangered wildlife and conserve fragile and threatened habitats. New media offers opportunities for like-minded individuals, community groups, businesses, and public organizations to learn and work cooperatively... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00
The Linguistics of Newswriting focuses on text production in journalistic media as both a socially relevant field of language use and as a strategic field of applied linguistics. The book discusses and paves the way for scientific projects in the emerging field of linguistics of newswriting. From empirical micro and theoretical macro perspectives,... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 630.00
Media are not defined only by their economic function; they are also cultural assets and institutions with growing societal importance. This textbook presents the media primarily from the perspective of the communications sciences rather than from economic theory, discussing the uses and limitations of analysis as applied to the media, while also exploring... more...