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  • O. J. Simpson Facts and Fictionsby Darnell M. Hunt

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 46.00

    Analyses media coverage of O. J. Simpson trial and divided reactions of 'White' and African Americans. more...

  • Ordinary Lifestylesby David Bell; Joanne Hollows

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Lifestyle media ¿ books, magazines, websites, radio and television shows that focus on topics such as cookery, gardening, travel and home improvement ¿ have witnessed an explosion in recent years. Ordinary Lifestyles explores how popular media texts bring ideas about taste and fashion to consumers, helping audiences to fashion their lifestyles as well... more...

  • Written Communication across Culturesby Yunxia Zhu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 158.00

    Winner of ABC's award for Distinguished Publication for 2006 This book explores effective written communication across cultures both theoretically and practically. Specifically it conceptualizes cross-cultural genre study and compares English and Chinese business writing collected from Australia, New Zealand and China. It is also one of those... more...

  • Beyond Misunderstandingby Kristin Bührig; Jan D. ten Thije

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00

    This book challenges two tacit presumptions in the field of intercultural communication research. Firstly, misunderstandings can frequently be found in intercultural communication, although, one could not claim that intercultural communication is constituted by misunderstandings alone. This volume shows how new perspectives on linguistic analyses of... more...

  • Culture in Communicationby Aldo Di Luzio; Susanne Günthner; Franca Orletti

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 180.00

    This volume is dedicated to questions arising in linguistic, sociological and anthropological analyses of intercultural encounters. It aims at presenting new theoretical and methodological aspects of Intercultural Communication, focusing on issues such as ideology and hegemonial attitudes, communicative genres and culture specific repertoires of genres,... more...

  • Television and Consumer Cultureby Rob Turnock

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    The dramatic changes in television broadcasting during the twentieth century?s third quarter reflected and promoted the development of a new form of consumer culture in Britain. Society was becoming marked by fragmentation, individualism and consumerism and at the same time, ITV, a new commercial service, was challenging the middle-class, public service... more...

  • Sensation, Skurrilität und Tabus in den Medienby Sonja Ganguin; Uwe Sander

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 31.08

    Vorwort In unserer heutigen Mediengesellschaft und der damit einhergehenden Informationsflut steigt die Schwelle, wann ein Ereignis zur Sensation wird, immer höher. Medi- skandale wie die Gladbecker Geiselaffäre oder die Containerwelt »Big Brother« ber- teten den Boden für ein immer hemmungsloseres Eindringen der Medien in Tabuzonen der menschlichen... more...

  • Medien - Event - Religionby Andreas Hepp; Veronika Krönert

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 32.86

    Es ist mittlerweile ein Allgemeinplatz zu sagen, dass Religion und Spiritualität in den letzten Jahren verstärkt in den Blickwinkel der Medien geraten sind: Egal welche Zeitung man in Deutschland liest, welchen Fernseh- bzw. Radiosender man nutzt oder über welche Internet-Angebote man surft, man stellt fest, dass religiöse Themen einen zunehmend breiten... more...

  • Intercultural Communicationby Ron Scollon; Suzanne Wong Scollon; Rodney H. Jones

    Wiley 2011; US$ 50.95 US$ 44.16

    This newly revised edition is both a lively introduction and practical guide to the main concepts and challenges of intercultural communication. Grounded in interactional sociolinguistics and discourse analysis, this work integrates theoretical principles and methodological advice, presenting students, researchers, and practitioners with a comprehensive... more...

  • Comparing Media Systems Beyond the Western Worldby Daniel C. Hallin; Paolo Mancini

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    This book explores the relation between media and political systems in a wide range of non-Western contexts. more...