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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
The revitalisation of audience studies is not only about new approaches and methods; it entails a crossing of disciplines and a bridging of long-established boundaries in the field. The aim of this volume is to capture the boundary-crossing processes that have begun to emerge across the discipline in the form of innovative, interdisciplinary interventions... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 6.49
Which celebrity once told the world that she just wanted one day off to go swimming, eat ice cream and look at rainbows? Who can make you Fit in 30 Days? Which famous couples children are called Kingston and Zuma? And what in the world are Juggalos? Actors, singers, royals, perfumes, breakdowns, crazy purchases, weddings and divorces are amongst... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
This collection explores the representation and performance of queer youth in media cultures, primarily examining TV, film and online new media. Specific themes of investigation include the context of queer youth suicide and educational strategies to avert this within online new media, and the significance of coming out videos produced online. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Media and the Ecological Crisis is a collaborative work of interdisciplinary writers engaged in mapping, understanding and addressing the complex contribution of media to the current ecological crisis. The book is informed by a fusion of scholarly, practitioner, and activist interests to inform, educate, and advocate for real, environmentally sound... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This is a methodical study of the material and mental limits and possibilities of transferring information and media traits among dissimilar media. Elleström proposes a model for pinpointing the most vital conceptual entities and stages in intermedial transfers involving different media types such as speech, writing, music, films, and websites. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95
This Companion provides an authoritative source for scholars and students of the nascent field of media geography. By indicating the sub-disciplines evolution and hinting at its future, this volume not only serves to encapsulate what geographers have learned about media but also will help to set the agenda for expanding this type of interdisciplinary... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
How do the media represent obesity and eating disorders? How are these representations related to one another? And how do the news media select which scientific findings and policy decisions to report? Multi-disciplinary in approach, Obesity, Eating Disorders and the Media presents critical new perspectives on media representations of obesity and eating... more...