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  • Language and Intercultural Communication in the New Eraby Farzad Sharifian; Maryam Jamarani

    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...

  • Barthes? "Mythologies" Todayby Pete Bennett; Julian McDougall

    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...

  • The Crosslinguistics of Zero-Marking of Spatial Relationsby Thomas Stolz; Sander Lestrade; Christel Stolz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    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...

  • The Art of Connectingby Claire RAINES; Lara EWING

    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...

  • Bridging Culturesby Ciara Hogan

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 30.99

    With the rapidly developing globalization of various sectors of modern life, individuals, organizations, and nations are becoming increasingly aware of the ways in which cultural diversity may not only be a potential cause of conflict but also a source of growth, creativity, and inspiration. If, traditionally, intercultural mediation has been understood... more...

  • Translating Culturesby David Katan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    As the 21st century gets into stride so does the call for a discipline combining culture and translation. This second edition of Translating Cultures retains its original aim of putting some rigour and coherence into these fashionable words and lays the foundation for such a discipline. This edition has not only been thoroughly revised, but it has... more...

  • The Transformation of the Mediaby Nicholas Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    The changing pattern of contemporary media is one of the most striking and important transformations of our age. This major new work seeks to understand the implications of a series of mediated processes in relation to public cultures and modern identities. In The Transformation of the Media the author leads the reader through a number of complex... more...

  • medias in resby Till A. Heilmann; Anne von der Heiden; Anna Tuschling

    transcript 2014; US$ 29.19

    »Medias in res« steht seit Horaz für die rhetorische Kunst, sogleich zur Sache zu kommen, mitten in die Dinge hinein. »Medium« wurde das in der Mitte Befindliche genannt und bezeichnete so den Zwischenraum, den Unterschied und die Vermittlung. Von diesem grundlegenden Begriff der Medialität als eines verbindenden und zugleich trennenden Dazwischen... more...

  • Convergence Cultureby Henry Jenkins

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 16.96

    Henry Jenkins at Authors@Google (video) Winner of the 2007 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award 2007 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Convergence Culture maps a new territory: where old and new media intersect, where grassroots and corporate media collide, where the power of the media producer and the... more...

  • International Radio Journalismby Tim Crook

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    Radio journalists have witnessed much of the history of the twentieth century. From early documentary recordings , to the ground-breaking war reporting of Ed Murrow and Richard Dimbleby, to the sophisticated commentaries of Alistair Cooke and reporters such as Fergal Keane, International Radio Journalism explores the way radio has covered the most... more...