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  • Intercultural Communicationby Adrian Holliday; Martin Hyde; John Kullman

    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...

  • Mass Mediationsby Walter Armbrust

    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...

  • Media Worldsby Faye D. Ginsburg; Lila Abu-Lughod; Brian Larkin

    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...

  • Intercultural Communicationby Ron Scollon; Suzanne Wong Scollon

    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...

  • Media, Politics and Public Lifeby Geoffrey Craig

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 36.31

    Outlines the complex interactions between journalists and politicians, media organisations and government, which play such an important role in creating our public culture. more...

  • Target - Prime Timeby Kathryn C. Montgomery

    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...

  • Perspectives on Global Cultureby Ramaswami Harindranath

    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...

  • Minority Language Media: Concepts, Critiques and Case Studiesby Michael J. Cormack; Niamh Hourigan

    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...

  • Culture-on-Demandby James Lull

    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...

  • Bodily Regimesby Karen Pinkus

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 72.00

    A provocative reading of the use and manipulation of the body in advertising under Italian fascism, Bodily Regimes offers an enlightening look at the relationship between fascism and capitalism. It is unique in its focus on the intertwined relations of race, class, and gender in the construction of the Italian subject. more...