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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95
How do gender relations affect the practice of journalism? Despite the star status accorded to some women reporters, and the dramatic increase in the number of women working in journalism, why do men continue to occupy most senior management positions? And why do female readers, viewers and listeners remain as elusive as ever? News, Gender and Power... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
Challenging the popular myth of a present-day 'information revolution', Media Technology and Society is essential reading for anyone interested in the social impact of technological change. Winston argues that the development of new media forms, from the telegraph and the telephone to computers, satellite and virtual reality, is the product of a... 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 2000; US$ 12.95
Offering a stimulating diversity of perspectives, this collection examines how popular culture through mass media defines the scale and character of social interaction in the Middle East. The contributors approach popular culture broadly, with an interest in how it creates new scales of communication and new dimensions of identity that affect economics,... 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
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...