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- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
Beyond Globalization highlights how mediated practices have become integral to global culture; how social practices have emerged out of computer-related industries; how contemporary apocalyptic narratives reflect the anxieties of a U.S. culture facing global challenges; and how design, play, and technology help us understand the histories and ideals... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 99.95
Bringing together innovative and internationally renowned experts, this volume provides concise presentations of the main concepts and cutting-edge research fields in the study of culture. The volume outlines different models, explores avenues for interdisciplinary exchange, assesses key concepts and traces their travels across various disciplinary,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2002; US$ 28.99
Increasingly, the religious practices people engage in and the ways they talk about what is meaningful or sacred take place in the context of media culture?in the realm of the so-called secular. Focusing on this intersection of the sacred and the secular, this volume gathers together the work of media experts, religious historians, sociologists of... more...
- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 133.00
This study investigates misunderstandings between Germans and Arabs caused by politeness. The data are mostly conversations in the course of private social gatherings. Gumperz' approach to intercultural communication and Brown/Levinson's theory of politeness supply the theoretical framework for the study. The two-sided concept of 'face' - distancing... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2001; US$ 238.00
Volume 5 of the Hittite Etymological Dictionary puts the total work past the mid-point of the alphabetical inventory of the Hittite language. It covers not only words with the initial L, additions and corrections to the earlier volumes, but also the complete indices to comparands in other languages, thus opening up volume 1-5 to other philologies (Indic,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 27.99
A half century ago gay men and lesbians were all but invisible in the media and, in turn, popular culture. With the lesbian and gay liberation movement came a profoundly new sense of homosexual community and empowerment and the emergence of gay people onto the media's stage. And yet even as the mass media have been shifting the terms of our public... more...
- Hodder Education 2012; US$ 15.98
Focused revision for your best possible grade. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95
The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication constitutes a comprehensive introduction to the multidisciplinary field of intercultural communication, with a particular emphasis on the language dimension, and draws on the expertise of leading scholars from diverse backgrounds. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00
The aim of this paper is to analyse the usage of address forms in written professional communication in Brazilian Portuguese and Romanian. The corpus consists of two types of data, authentic workplace documents (especially from private companies) and templates from two recently published business correspondence textbooks in Romanian and Brazilian Portuguese.... more...