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- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 28.95
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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 33.12
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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 159.79
Why do people from different cultural backgrounds often misunderstand each other even when they use a 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...
- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 117.17
This study investigates misunderstandings between Germans and Arabs caused by politeness. The data are mostly conversations in the course of private social gatherings. Gumperz' approach to intercultural communication and Brown/Levinson's theory of politeness supply the theoretical framework for the study. The two-sided concept of 'face'... more...
- Hodder Education 2012; US$ 12.78
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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
The 2nd edition of Intercultural Communication : Updates key theories of intercultural communication Explores the ways in which people communicate within and across social groups around three themes. These include identity, Othering, and representation Contains new examples from business, healthcare, law and education. Presents an updated and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Studies of intercultural communication in applied linguistics initially focused on miscommunication, mainly between native and non-native speakers of English. The advent of the twenty-first century has witnessed, however, a revolution in the contexts and contents of intercultural communication; technological advances such as chat rooms, emails, personal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This is Barthes? seminal text reimagined in a contemporary context by contemporary academics. Through a revisiting of Mythologies , a key text in cultural and media studies, this volume explores the value these disciplines can add to an understanding of contemporary society and culture. Leading academics in media, English, education, and cultural... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 138.48
On the basis of a world-wide convenience sample of 116 languages, the distribution of zero-marking of spatial relations over the languages of the world is shown to largely escape any genetically, areally and/or typologically based constraints. The main goal of this book is to firmly establish the cross-linguistic occurrence of the zero-marking... more...
- AMACOM 2006; US$ 12.95
In an increasingly diverse workplace, it?s more important and challenging than ever to communicate well. We must build bridges that cross our differences to connect our similarities. The Art of Connecting reveals five core principles and presents corresponding, specific strategies for overcoming communications barriers and connecting effectively with... more...