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  • The Social use of mediaby Helena Bilandzic; Geoffroy Patriarche; Paul J. Traudt

    Intellect 2012; US$ 20.00

    This collection of essays provides an overview of research on the social uses of media. Drawing on long traditions in both cultural studies and the social sciences, it brings together competing research approaches usually discussed separately. The topics include up-to-date research on activity and interactivity, media use as a social and cultural practice,... more...

  • Spreadable Mediaby Henry Jenkins; Sam Ford; Joshua Green

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 59.00

    Spreadable Media maps fundamental changes taking place in our contemporary media environment, a space where corporations no longer tightly control media distribution and many of us are directly involved in the circulation of content. It contrasts “stickiness”—aggregating attention in centralized places—with “spreadability”—dispersing... more...

  • Linguistics for Intercultural Educationby Fred Dervin; Anthony J. Liddicoat

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    The goal of this chapter is to present some new ways of conceptualizing linguistic competence in relation to intercultural education. With the impact of globalization, immigration, new technologies, and the competitiveness of national and international markets, multilingualism represents the practical norm. It has been deemed a tool for local integration... more...

  • Popular Culture in Asiaby Lorna Fitzsimmons; John A. Lent

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    Popular Culture in Asia  consists studies of film, music, architecture, television, and computer-mediated communication in China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore, addressing three topics: urban modernities; modernity, celebrity, and fan culture; and memory and modernity. more...

  • Mediation at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlinby Irit Dekel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 80.00

    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...

  • Total Propagandaby Alex S. Edelstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Media Researchby Marshall McLuhan; Michel Moos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Herbert Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) received his PhD in English literature from Cambridge University and taught in the United States and Canada. He is best known, however, as the founding father of media studies. McLuhan was Director of the Center for Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto. Among his ground-breaking works on the psychic... more...

  • Serialization in Popular Cultureby Rob Allen; Thijs van den Berg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    From prime-time television shows and graphic novels to the development of computer game expansion packs, the recent explosion of popular serials has provoked renewed interest in the history and economics of serialization, as well as the impact of this cultural form on readers, viewers, and gamers. In this volume, contributors?literary scholars, media... more...

  • Exploring the Greek Mosaicby Benjamin J. Broome

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 1996; US$ 22.95

    Broome explores Greek values, work attitudes, communication styles, mindsets, and Greek perceptions of Americans. 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...