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  • 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...

  • 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. Thishandbook 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 of basic information... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 279.00

    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 discourse-pragmatic... more...

  • Political Scandalby John B. Thompson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    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

    We live in a world where social interaction is increasingly mediated by technological devices. In this book, Ian Hutchby explores the impact these technologies have on our attempts to communicate. Focusing on four examples - telephones, computerized expert systems at work, speech-based systems dealing with enquiries from the public, and multi-user... 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

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Linguistics of Newswritingby Daniel Perrin

    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...

  • Global Communicationby Karin Wilkins; Joe Straubhaar; Shanti Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This volume interrogates what "global" means in the context of "communication," and who benefits from global communication practices and industries. Emerging scholars contribute their unique perspectives in communication scholarship, charting innovative directions for research that connects empirical evidence with pressing questions of social significance.... more...

  • Medienökonomikby Marie Luise Kiefer; Christian Steininger

    De Gruyter 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...