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  • Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Academic Discourseby Eija Suomela-Salmi; Fred Dervin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    The goal of this volume is to examine academic discourse (AD) from cross-linguistic and cross-cultural perspectives. The adjective Cross-cultural in the volume title is not just limited to national contexts but also includes a cross-disciplinary perspective. Twelve scientific fields are under scrutiny in the articles. One of the unique aspects of... more...

  • Dialogue in Intercultural Communitiesby Claudio Baraldi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    This book explores the meanings of educational interactions which aim to promote peace and positive relationships. This analysis is based on theories of communication and active participation in education systems, in particular in intercultural settings. The book investigates the cultural presuppositions of dialogues which can empower participants?... more...

  • The Language of Outsourced Call Centersby Eric Friginal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00

    The Language of Outsourced Call Centers is the first book to explore a large-scale corpus representing the typical kinds of interactions and communicative tasks in outsourced call centers located in the Philippines and serving American customers. The specific goals of this book are to conduct a corpus-based register comparison between outsourced... more...

  • Acculturatedby Naomi Schaefer Riley; Christine Rosen

    Templeton Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    “Sizing up and taking down the things we read, watch, and play, this all-star team of analysts provides a series of delights and surprises that will make you ponder anew the deep structures that inform our lives, even when we think we’re off-duty.”—Kyle Smith, movie critic, New York Post Contemporary popular culture,... more...

  • A Beginner's Guide to the Deep Culture Experienceby Joseph Shaules

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2010; US$ 24.95

    Shaules proposes the idea of a “deep culture journey,? in which travelers pursue the entire cross-cultural experience. more...

  • Radio Content in the Digital Ageby Angeliki Gazi; Guy Starkey; Stanislaw Jedrzejewski

    Intellect 2011; US$ 20.00

    The traditional radio medium has seen significant changes in recent years with the current global shift toward multimedia content, with both digital and FM making significant use of new technologies, including mobile communications and the Internet. This book focuses on the important role these new technologies play—and will play as radio continues... more...

  • The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communicationby Christina Bratt Paulston; Scott F. Kiesling; Elizabeth S. Rangel

    Wiley 2012; US$ 54.95

    The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication brings together internationally-renowned scholars from a range of fields to survey the theoretical perspectives and applied work, including example analyses, in this burgeoning area of linguistics. Features contributions from  established researchers in sociolinguistics and intercultural... more...

  • Intercultural Dialogue in Practiceby Stephanie Ann Houghton

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 25.00

    The term intercultural dialogue has become a buzzword at policy level, but there is a pressing need to synchronise the terminology of policymakers with that of academics. An overarching aim of this book is to explore the wide-ranging terminology relevant to intercultural dialogue in order to promote clearer consideration of the underlying issues. More... more...

  • The Social use of mediaby Helena Bilandzic; Geoffroy Patriarche; Paul J. Traudt

    Intellect 2012; US$ 20.00

    This collection of essays provides an overview of research on the social uses of media. Drawing on long traditions in both cultural studies and the social sciences, it brings together competing research approaches usually discussed separately. The topics include up-to-date research on activity and interactivity, media use as a social and cultural practice,... more...

  • Spreadable Mediaby Henry Jenkins; Sam Ford; Joshua Green

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 59.00

    Spreadable Media maps fundamental changes taking place in our contemporary media environment, a space where corporations no longer tightly control media distribution and many of us are directly involved in the circulation of content. It contrasts “stickiness”—aggregating attention in centralized places—with “spreadability”—dispersing... more...