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  • Global Media, Biopolitics, and Affect: Politicizing Bodily Vulnerabilityby Britta Timm Knudsen; Carsten Stage

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Global Media, Biopolitics and Affect shows how mediations of bodily vulnerability have become a strong political force in contemporary societies. In discussions and struggles concerning war involvement, healthcare issues, charity, democracy movements, contested national pasts, and climate change, performances of bodily vulnerability is increasingly... 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...

  • 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...

  • Revitalising Audience Researchby Frauke Zeller; Cristina Ponte; Brian O'Neill

    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...

  • The Ultimate Celebrity Quiz Bookby Jack Goldstein; Frankie Taylor

    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 couple’s 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...

  • Queer Youth and Media Culturesby Christopher Pullen

    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...

  • Media and the Ecological Crisisby Richard Maxwell; Jon Raundalen; Nina Lager Vestberg

    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...

  • Media Transformationby Lars Elleström

    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...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Media Geographyby Paul C. Adams; Jim Craine; Jason Dittmer

    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-discipline’s 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...