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  • Mediation at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlinby Irit Dekel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    Analyzing action at the Holocaust memorial in Berlin, this first ethnography of the site offers a fresh approach to studying the memorial and memory work as potential civic engagement of visitors with themselves and others rather than with history itself. more...

  • Medienkulturby Andreas Hepp

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 19.99

    Was heißt es für unsere Kultur, wenn wir durch Mobiltelefone überall erreichbar sind? Was bedeutet es kulturell, wenn alles Wichtige im Fernsehen verhandelt wird? Wie ändern sich unsere Vergemeinschaftungen, wenn wir zunehmend über das Social Web vernetzt sind? Welche Folgen hat all das für den Wandel unserer kulturellen Welten? Fragen wie diese werden... more...

  • Migrant Communication Enterprisesby Maria Sabaté i Dalmau

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This unique critical sociolinguistic ethnography explores alternative migrant-regulated institutions of resistance and subversive communication technology: the locutorios or ethnic call shops. These migrant-owned businesses act as a window into their multimodal and hybrid linguistic and communicative practices, and into their own linguistic hierarchies... more...

  • Minority Language Media: Concepts, Critiques and Case Studiesby Michael J. Cormack; Niamh Hourigan

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 49.95

    Presents a collection of essays on general topics on minority language media, as well as studies of specific examples. This work attempts to define and develop minority language media as a distinct field of study. more...

  • Narratives of Place, Belonging and Languageby Máiréad Nic Craith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Examining identity in relation to globalization and migration, this book uses narratives and memoirs from contemporary authors who have lived 'in-between' two or more languages. It explores the human desire to find one's 'own place' in new cultural contexts, and looks at the role of language in shaping a sense of belonging in society. more...

  • New Media, Cultural Studies, and Critical Theory after Postmodernismby Robert Samuels

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    This book argues that we have moved into a new cultural period, automodernity, which represents a social, psychological, and technological reaction to postmodernity. In fact, by showing how individual autonomy is now being generated through technological and cultural automation, Samuels posits that we must rethink modernity and postmodernity. Part... more...

  • New Media and the New Middle Eastby Philip Seib

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 38.00

    In one of the most politically volatile and dynamic regions of the world, new media technologies are profoundly influencing the course of events.  Satellite television and the Internet are affecting how the people and states of the Middle East function individually and in a global context.  In New Media and the New Middle East, topics ranging from... more...

  • New Media for a New Chinaby James F. Scotton; William A. Hachten

    Wiley 2010; US$ 105.95

    New Media for a New China is a timely introduction to the current state of the mass media in China and it’s growing role in the 21st Century global communication system Brings together an international cast of scholars to analyse the diverse roles of China’s media, covering all the major industries (advertising, newspapers, broadcasting,... more...

  • News, Gender and Powerby Stuart Allan; Gill Branston; Cynthia Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    How do gender relations affect the practice of journalism? Despite the star status accorded to some women reporters, and the dramatic increase in the number of women working in journalism, why do men continue to occupy most senior management positions? And why do female readers, viewers and listeners remain as elusive as ever? News, Gender and Power... more...

  • Non-Western Perspectives on Human Communicationby Min-Sun Kim

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 60.00

    What it means to be a self - and a self communicating and being in a particular culture - are key issues interwoven throughout Min-Sun Kim's impressive text, Non-Western Perspectives on Human Communication . Going beyond cultural descriptions or instructions on adapting to specific cultures, the author interrogates the very core assumptions underlying... more...