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  • 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...

  • Covering the Communityby Leigh F. Stephens Aldrich

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 52.00

    Today's reporters need to understand differences and be able to report on diverse individuals and communities accurately and sensitively. This inexpensive and slim pocketbook is the perfect supplement to help your students achieve these crucial contemporary skills. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    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...

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

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Mediated Cosmopolitanismby Alexa Robertson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    Media power in the global era has to do with how people understand the world, their place in it, and their relation to the others who populate it. Making connections with distant places and people is the work of cosmopolitan imagination, which involves seeing the world through the eyes of others. In this book, Robertson engages with the growing literature... 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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    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$ 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...

  • Communication Across Culturesby Heather Bowe; Kylie Martin

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 44.00

    Communication Across Cultures explains why speakers from different cultures can often misunderstand each other. more...