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- 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...
- 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...
- 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... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 24.99
Offering the first book-length 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. She vividly describes, for example, how the Catholic Church campaigned against Maude's abortion on the TV show, Maude; how outraged actors mobilized... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
This topical book explores the cultural and social impact of globalization on the developing world, examining intellectual contributions and cultural expression from Latin America, Africa, and Southeast Asia. The connections between national cultural and political projects during anticolonial struggles, including national and transnational cinema and... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 49.95
Presents a collection of essays on general topics on minority language media, as well as studies of specific examples. This work attempts to define and develop minority language media as a distinct field of study. more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2007; US$ 36.95
This highly original, thought-provoking book – written by a pioneer of communication studies – is the first to analyze the post 9/11 world in terms of global media and popular culture. Written in an engaging and candid manner by a leading expert in this field Argues that cross-cultural understanding can only be achieved by harnessing... more...