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  • Beyond Misunderstandingby Kristin Bührig; Jan D. ten Thije

    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...

  • Written Communication across Culturesby Yunxia Zhu

    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...

  • Television and Consumer Cultureby Rob Turnock

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    The dramatic changes in television broadcasting during the twentieth century?s third quarter reflected and promoted the development of a new form of consumer culture in Britain. Society was becoming marked by fragmentation, individualism and consumerism and at the same time, ITV, a new commercial service, was challenging the middle-class, public service... more...

  • Weltmusik in Deutschland: Multikulturelle Musik in den Medienby Frank Lücke

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 42.20

    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...

  • Sensation, Skurrilität und Tabus in den Medienby Sonja Ganguin; Uwe Sander

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Vorwort In unserer heutigen Mediengesellschaft und der damit einhergehenden Informationsflut steigt die Schwelle, wann ein Ereignis zur Sensation wird, immer höher. Medi- skandale wie die Gladbecker Geiselaffäre oder die Containerwelt »Big Brother« ber- teten den Boden für ein immer hemmungsloseres Eindringen der Medien in Tabuzonen der menschlichen... more...

  • Medien - Event - Religionby Andreas Hepp; Veronika Krönert

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 39.99

    Es ist mittlerweile ein Allgemeinplatz zu sagen, dass Religion und Spiritualität in den letzten Jahren verstärkt in den Blickwinkel der Medien geraten sind: Egal welche Zeitung man in Deutschland liest, welchen Fernseh- bzw. Radiosender man nutzt oder über welche Internet-Angebote man surft, man stellt fest, dass religiöse Themen einen zunehmend breiten... more...

  • Comparing Media Systems Beyond the Western Worldby Daniel C. Hallin; Paolo Mancini

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    This book explores the relation between media and political systems in a wide range of non-Western contexts. more...

  • Beyond Globalizationby A. Aneesh; Lane Hall; Patrice Petro

    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...

  • Visuelle Kommunikationsforschungby Katharina Lobinger

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Wir leben in einer visuellen Medienkultur, einer ?visual culture?, in der wir ständig mit ?Bildern? verschiedenster Art konfrontiert sind: Werbung versucht, uns mit perfekt inszenierten Images zu verführen, Pressefotos lassen uns zu Augenzeugen entfernter Kriege und Katastrophen werden und Politiker streben danach, sich kameragerecht zu präsentieren.... more...

  • Global Linguisticsby Marcel Danesi; Andrea Rocci

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Why do people from different cultural backgrounds often misunderstand each other even when they usea common language to interact? Why do arguments that we find reasonable not seem so to members of other cultural groups? Global Linguistics addresses these and other basic questions about language and discourse in intercultural communication,... more...