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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Acculturatedby Naomi Schaefer Riley; Christine Rosen

    Templeton Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    ?Sizing up and taking down the things we read, watch, and play, this all-star team of analysts provides a series of delights and surprises that will make you ponder anew the deep structures that inform our lives, even when we think we?re off-duty.??Kyle Smith, movie critic, New York Post Contemporary popular culture, from books to film to television... more...