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  • Migrant Communication Enterprisesby Maria Sabaté i Dalmau

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This unique critical sociolinguistic ethnography explores alternative migrant-regulated institutions of resistance and subversive communication technology: the locutorios or ethnic call shops. These migrant-owned businesses act as a window into their multimodal and hybrid linguistic and communicative practices, and into their own linguistic hierarchies... more...

  • The Transformation of the Mediaby Nicholas Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    The changing pattern of contemporary media is one of the most striking and important transformations of our age. This major new work seeks to understand the implications of a series of mediated processes in relation to public cultures and modern identities. In The Transformation of the Media the author leads the reader through a number of complex... more...

  • Translating Culturesby David Katan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    As the 21st century gets into stride so does the call for a discipline combining culture and translation. This second edition of Translating Cultures retains its original aim of putting some rigour and coherence into these fashionable words and lays the foundation for such a discipline. This edition has not only been thoroughly revised, but it has... more...

  • Serialization in Popular Cultureby Rob Allen; Thijs van den Berg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    From prime-time television shows and graphic novels to the development of computer game expansion packs, the recent explosion of popular serials has provoked renewed interest in the history and economics of serialization, as well as the impact of this cultural form on readers, viewers, and gamers. In this volume, contributors?literary scholars, media... more...

  • Bridging Culturesby Ciara Hogan

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 30.99

    With the rapidly developing globalization of various sectors of modern life, individuals, organizations, and nations are becoming increasingly aware of the ways in which cultural diversity may not only be a potential cause of conflict but also a source of growth, creativity, and inspiration. If, traditionally, intercultural mediation has been understood... more...

  • Sex in Advertisingby Tom Reichert; Jacqueline Lambiase

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Sex in Advertising: Perspectives on the Erotic Appeal is the first book to thoroughly tackle important issues about sex in advertising. What is it? Does it work? How does it affect individuals and society? Well-respected scholars and popular writers answer these questions as they address the following issues associated with sex in today's advertising... more...

  • Cultures in Conversationby Donal Carbaugh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Cultures in Conversation introduces readers to the ethnographic study of intercultural and social interactions through the analysis of conversations in which various cultural orientations are operating. Author Donal Carbaugh presents his original research on conversation practices in England, Finland, Russia, Blackfeet County, and the United States,... more...

  • Postracial Mystiqueby Catherine R. Squires

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00

    Despite claims from pundits and politicians that we now live in a post-racial America, people seem to keep finding ways to talk about race—from celebrations of the inauguration of the first  Black  president to resurgent debates about police profiling, race and racism remain salient features of our world. When faced with fervent anti-immigration... more...

  • Kultur und Interkulturalitätby Elias Jammal

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    ?Die Autorinnen und Autoren dieses Bandes wollen einen Beitrag zur Etablierung eines Diskurses zwischen der Philosophie und der interdisziplinar und praktisch orientierten interkulturellen Kommunikation leisten. Damit sollen Begriffe, Annahmen und Methodik der interkulturellen Kommunikation gescharft und ihre Interdisziplinaritat verbessert werden.... more...

  • Interkulturelle Kommunikationby Stefan Müller; Katja Gelbrich

    Franz Vahlen 2014; US$ 47.89

    Prof. em. Dr. Stefan Müller lehrte Marketing an der Technischen Universität Dresden. Prof. Dr. Katja Gelbrich ist Inhaberin des Lehrstuhls für Internationales Management an der Katholischen Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. Menschen kommunizieren auf vielfältige Weise. Nur wenige der dabei zu beobachtenden Kommunikationsformen und -inhalte sind weltweit... more...