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  • Media Consumption and Everyday Life in Asiaby Youna Kim

    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...

  • The Network Societyby Professor Jan A G M van Dijk

    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...

  • Media, Modernity and Technologyby David Morley

    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...

  • Intercultural Discourse and Communicationby Scott F. Kiesling; Christina Bratt Paulston

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    Intercultural Discourse and Communication: The Essential Readings is a collection of articles that discuss major theoretical approaches, case studies of cultural and sub-cultural contact from around the globe, issues of identity in 'bicultural' individuals, and the 'real world' implications of intercultural contact and conflict. Collects articles... more...

  • New Media and the New Middle Eastby Philip Seib

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 36.00

    In this book, leading international scholars examine the way new media is reshaping lives and politics. Covering topics from women's rights to terrorism, and countries from Israel to Saudi Arabia, these authors explore the global and regional ramifications of the proliferation of communication technologies and the information they disseminate. more...

  • Handbook of Intercultural Communicationby Helga Kotthoff; Helen Spencer-Oatey

    De Gruyter Mouton 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 have brought... more...

  • Screen Educationby Terry Bolas

    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...

  • Globalization on the Groundby Steve Derne

    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...

  • Development Communicationby Thomas L. McPhail

    Wiley 2009; US$ 113.95

    In Development Communication, top media scholars explore the details of communication in areas where modernization has failed to deliver change. Offers a complete introduction to the history of development communication - the process of systematically intervening with either media or education in order to promote positive social change Discusses... more...

  • Convergence Media Historyby Janet Staiger; Sabine Hake

    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...