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  • Cultures in Conversationby Donal Carbaugh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Cultures in Conversation introduces readers to the ethnographic study of intercultural and social interactions through the analysis of conversations in which various cultural orientations are operating. Author Donal Carbaugh presents his original research on conversation practices in England, Finland, Russia, Blackfeet County, and the United States,... more...

  • Media and Ethnic Minoritiesby Valarie Alia; Simone Bull

    Edinburgh University Press 2005; US$ 107.46

    Volumes in the Media Topics series critically examine the core subject areas within Media Studies. Each volume offers a critical overview as well as an original Intervention into the subject. Volume topics include: media theory and practice, history, policy, ethics, politics, discourse, culture and audience. Media and Ethnic Minorities Valerie Alia... more...

  • Ordinary Lifestylesby David Bell; Joanne Hollows

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Lifestyle media ¿ books, magazines, websites, radio and television shows that focus on topics such as cookery, gardening, travel and home improvement ¿ have witnessed an explosion in recent years. Ordinary Lifestyles explores how popular media texts bring ideas about taste and fashion to consumers, helping audiences to fashion their lifestyles as well... more...

  • Sex in Advertisingby Tom Reichert; Jacqueline Lambiase

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    A volume of scholarly research & viewpoints on how sexual appeals function in the current advertising environment. Offers answers as to why the use of sex is so prevalent. For scholars & students in advertising, media studies, mass comm, rhetoric. more...

  • Power Playby Raymond Boyle

    Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 113.99

    Praise for the first edition:'An excellent book that tries to come to grips with the ever-increasing role of sport in the media as a particular phenomenon of 20th-century popular culture.'European Journal of Communication (2000)'Excellent, well written and informative… of interest and use to a wider constituency.'Times Higher Education... more...

  • New Media, Cultural Studies, and Critical Theory after Postmodernismby Robert Samuels

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Culture in Communicationby Aldo Di Luzio; Susanne Günthner; Franca Orletti

    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...

  • Television and Consumer Cultureby Rob Turnock

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 27.00

    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...