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  • Radio Content in the Digital Ageby Angeliki Gazi; Guy Starkey; Stanislaw Jedrzejewski

    Intellect 2011; US$ 20.00

    The traditional radio medium has seen significant changes in recent years with the current global shift toward multimedia content, with both digital and FM making significant use of new technologies, including mobile communications and the Internet. This book focuses on the important role these new technologies play—and will play as radio continues... more...

  • Narratives of Place, Belonging and Languageby Máiréad Nic Craith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communicationby Christina Bratt Paulston; Scott F. Kiesling; Elizabeth S. Rangel

    Wiley 2012; US$ 190.95

    The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication brings together internationally-renowned scholars from a range of fields to survey the theoretical perspectives and applied work, including example analyses, in this burgeoning area of linguistics. Features contributions from  established researchers in sociolinguistics and intercultural... more...

  • Intercultural Dialogue in Practiceby Stephanie Ann Houghton

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 25.00

    The term intercultural dialogue has become a buzzword at policy level, but there is a pressing need to synchronise the terminology of policymakers with that of academics. An overarching aim of this book is to explore the wide-ranging terminology relevant to intercultural dialogue in order to promote clearer consideration of the underlying issues. More... more...

  • Public Memory, Public Media and the Politics of Justiceby Philip Lee; Pradip Ninan Thomas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    Exposing how memory is constructed and mediated in different societies, this collection explores particular contexts to identify links between the politics of memory, media representations and the politics of justice, questioning what we think we know and understand about recent history. more...

  • 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...

  • Cultures of Mediatizationby Andreas Hepp

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    What does it mean that we can be reached on our mobile phones wherever we are and at all times? What are the cultural consequences if we are informed about ‘everything and anything important’ via television? How are our political, religious and ethnic belongings impacted through being increasingly connected by digital media? And what is... more...

  • Media, Communication, Cultureby James Lull

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95

    Media, Communication, Culture offers a bold and comprehensive analysis of developments in the field amidst the effects of postmodernism and globalization. James Lull, one of the leading scholars in the discipline, draws from a wide range of social and cultural theory, including the work of John B. Thompson, Thomas Sowell, Nestor Garcia Canclini, Anthony... more...