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- Routledge 2004; US$ 124.95
For journalists and reporters, the allegation of hegemonic practices constitutes a most serious condemnation. However, this author shows how hegemony is an almost unwitting process which supports the status quo and establishment. more...
- Routledge 2004; US$ 39.95
Provides support for advanced study of English language and Applied Linguistics. Introduces key theories of intercultural communication and explores how people communicate within and across social groups. Concludes with key readings. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95
In A Social Cinema: Film-making and Politics in America , Brian Neve presents a study of the social and political nature of American film by concentrating on a generation of writers from the thirties who directed films in Hollywood in the 1940's. He discusses how they negotiated their roles in relation to the studio system, itself undergoing change,... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 34.95
This groundbreaking volume showcases the exciting work emerging from the ethnography of media, a burgeoning new area in anthropology that expands both social theory and ethnographic fieldwork to examine the way media?film, television, video?are used in societies around the globe, often in places that have been off the map of conventional media studies.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
This comparative study brings together academics and practitioners who work in the field of media and elections to provide a set of national case studies and an analysis of the legal and regulatory frameworks that are employed by nation states to ensure that the media perform according to certain standards during election periods. In setting out the... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2000; US$ 57.95 US$ 50.22
This newly revised volume is both a lively introduction and practical guide to the main concepts and problems of intercultural communication. Viewed from within the framework of interactive sociolinguistics associated with Tannen, Gumperz, and others, the authors focus in particular on the discourse of westerners and of Asians, the discourse of men... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 37.95
With examples drawn from media coverage of the War on Terror, the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Hurricane Katrina and the London underground bombings, Cultural Chaos explores the changing relationship between journalism and power in an increasingly globalised news culture. In this new text, Brian McNair examines the processes of cultural, geographic and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 29.99
Offering the first booklength exploration of network television's relations with advocacy groups, Kathryn C. Montgomery presents a comprehensive picture of the impact of organized pressure on prime-time TV. Exposing the inner workings of network television as no other book has done, Montgomery's study demonstrates how behind-the-scenes struggles have... more...