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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 41.18
Hauptbeschreibung Diese medienwissenschaftliche Untersuchung gibt einen Überblick über das Genre der Weltmusik in den deutschen Medien. Betrachtet werden zunächst die geschichtlichen Entwicklungen bis zur Einführung dieser Repertoirekategorie und der Weltmusikwelle Ende der 1980er. Anschließend stellt der Autor die Frage, wie präsent Weltmusik in... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 59.99
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
Beyond Globalization highlights how mediated practices have become integral to global culture; how social practices have emerged out of computer-related industries; how contemporary apocalyptic narratives reflect the anxieties of a U.S. culture facing global challenges; and how design, play, and technology help us understand the histories and ideals... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 99.95
Bringing together innovative and internationally renowned experts, this volume provides concise presentations of the main concepts and cutting-edge research fields in the study of culture. The volume outlines different models, explores avenues for interdisciplinary exchange, assesses key concepts and traces their travels across various... more...