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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
This book explores people?s everyday experience of the media in Asian countries in confrontation with huge social change and transition and the need to understand this phenomenon as it intersects with the media. It argues for the centrality of the media to Asian transformations in the era of globalization. The profusion of the media today, with new... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 60.00
The last three decades have witnessed a dramatic acceleration in the use, demand, and need for telecommunications, data communication, and mass communication transmitted and integrated into networks. Through a synthesis of contemporary theories about modernization, this book offers a broad-ranging introduction to the 'network' society in all its aspects. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95
“After twenty-five years teaching cross-cultural communication using a reading packet I put together myself, at last here is a Reader that I feel I can use. Kiesling and Paulston have assembled a rich collection of essays spanning a broad range of cultural contexts representing an anthropological/sociolinguistic approach to intercultural discourse.”... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95
From best-selling author David Morley, this book presents a set of interlinked essays which discuss and examine some of the key debates in the fields of media and cultural studies. Spanning the last decade, this fascinating and readable book is based on interdisciplinary work on the interface of media and cultural studies, cultural geography... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 38.00
1) MIDDLE EAST REMAINS HOT: Interest in things Middle Eastern remains strong.2) FILLS GAP: There is very little on media in the Middle East, so this provides valuable material to help expand the literature. more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 307.00
In today?s globalized world of international contact and multicultural interaction, effective intercultural communication is increasingly seen as a pre-requisite for social harmony and organisational success. This handbook takes a ?problem-solving? approach to the various issues that arise in real-life intercultural interaction. The editors... more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 32.95
Unlike élite middle-class Indians, ordinary Indian men are selective in. their acceptance of new meanings introduced by cultural globalization. In Globalization. on the Ground: Media and the Transformation of Culture, Class, and Gender in India ,. Steve Derné argues that the effects of globalization on existing cultural. values differ... more...
- Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00
Film and media studies now attract large numbers of students in schools, colleges and universities. However the setting up of these courses came after many decades of pioneering work at the educational margins in the post-war period. Bolas account focuses particularly on the voluntary efforts of activists in the Society for Education in Film... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95
Convergence Media History explores the ways that digital convergence has radically changed the field of media history. Writing media history is no longer a matter of charting the historical development of an individual medium such as film or television. Instead, now that various media from blockbuster films to everyday computer use intersect regularly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Using Delhi?s contemporary history as a site for reflection, Pirate Modernity moves from a detailed discussion of the technocratic design of the city by US planners in the 1950s, to the massive expansions after 1977, culminating in the urban crisis of the 1990s. As a practice, pirate modernity is an illicit form of urban globalization. Poorer urban... more...