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  • Misunderstanding in Social Lifeby Juliane House; Gabriele Kasper; Steven Ross

    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...

  • Europeans and the Public Sphereby Maximilian Conrad

    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...

  • Pragmatics of Tense and Time in Newsby Jan Chovanec

    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...

  • Communicating Certainty and Uncertainty in Medical, Supportive and Scientific Contextsby Andrzej Zuczkowski; Ramona Bongelli; Ilaria Riccioni; Carla Canestrari

    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...

  • The Discourse of Public Participation Mediaby Joanna Thornborrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The Discourse of Public Participation Media takes a fresh look at what ?ordinary? people are doing on air ? what they say, and how and where they get to say it. Using techniques of discourse analysis to explore the construction of participant identities in a range of different public participation genres, Joanna Thornborrow argues that the... more...

  • The Handbook of the Psychology of Communication Technologyby S. Shyam Sundar

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    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...

  • Kooperation oder Kontrolle?by Christoph G. Grimmer

    Herbert von Halem Verlag 2014; US$ 30.27

    Die Vereine der Fußball-Bundesliga setzen gemeinsam pro Saison etwa 2,2 Milliarden Euro um. Mehr als 12 Millionen Zuschauer zieht es in einer Spielzeit in die Stadien und Woche für Woche verfolgen Millionen die Bundesliga-Spiele vor den Fernsehern. Die Sendelizenzen kosten inzwischen mehr als 600 Millionen Euro pro Saison - Profifußball ist wirtschaftlich... more...

  • Handbook on the Economics of the Mediaby R. G. Picard; S. S. Wildman

    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...

  • Medienskandaleby Steffen Burkhardt

    Herbert von Halem Verlag 2015; US$ 30.53

    Medienskandale sind publizistische Brandbomben. Steffen Burkhardt analysiert, wie Skandale bereits seit über zwei Jahrtausenden aus Gemeinschaften mächtige Gesellschaften formen - und sie wieder zu Fall bringen. Mit der Erfindung der Massenmedien haben sich Skandale zur gefährlichen Waffe politischer Einflussnahme entwickelt: als Informationsvirus... more...

  • Einführung in die Intermedialitätby Gunter E. Grimm; Klaus-Michael Bogdal

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 171.66

    Intermedialität hat sich in den vergangenen Jahren als Forschungsgebiet an der Schnittstelle zwischen Literatur-, Kunst- und Medienwissenschaft etabliert. Die Frage nach der Kombination und Konkurrenz der Medien und Künste betrifft ein weites Spektrum von Phänomenen. Es reicht von den Kontroversen um den Vorrang der Künste in Antike und Früher Neuzeit... more...