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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Media & Genderby Cynthia Carter; Linda Steiner; Lisa McLaughlin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender offers a comprehensive examination of media and gender studies, charting its histories, investigating ongoing controversies, and assessing future trends. The 59 chapters in this volume, written by leading researchers from around the world, provide scholars and students with an engaging and authoritative... more...

  • Writing and the Digital Generationby Heather Urbanski

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    Is it true that, in this era of digitization and mass media, reading and writing are on the decline? In a thought-provoking collection of essays and profiles, 30 contributors explore what may instead be a rise in rhetorical activity, an upsurge due in part to the sudden blurring of the traditional roles of creator and audience in participatory media.... more...

  • Digital Literaciesby Julia Gillen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    With our increasing use of digital and online media, the way we interact with these forms of communication is having an enormous impact on our literacy and learning. In Digital Literacies , Julia Gillen argues that to a substantial extent Linguistics has failed to rise to the opportunities presented by studying language in digital contexts. Assuming... more...