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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The notion of "heritage" has become one of the global tropes in recent years. At the heart of heritage politics are three questions: what heritage is, who decides what it is, and for whom is the decision made. However, existing work on heritage language has rarely tackled these questions, assuming that teaching children of migrants their "heritage... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00
On the basis of a world-wide convenience sample of 116 languages, the distribution of zero-marking of spatial relations over the languages of the world is shown to largely escape any genetically, areally and/or typologically based constraints. The main goal of this book is to firmly establish the cross-linguistic occurrence of the zero-marking... more...
- AMACOM 2006; US$ 12.95
In an increasingly diverse workplace, it?s more important and challenging than ever to communicate well. We must build bridges that cross our differences to connect our similarities. The Art of Connecting reveals five core principles and presents corresponding, specific strategies for overcoming communications barriers and connecting effectively with... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95
Set against the background of the fundamental issues facing the industry today, The 21st Century Journalism Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the core principles and practices essential to the modern journalist.? Convergence, online, the growth of magazine formats, challenges presented by technology and new demands in news and feature writing... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 32.95
The late 1980s and early 1990s saw dramatic shifts in race relations in Britain. This book is for students of culture, society and politics in higher and further education and at A level, and for those whose professional work is affected by issues of pluralism and the place of religion in society. It can also interest the general reader. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
How has popular film, television and fiction responded to the realities of an ageing Western population? This volume analyses this field of representation to argue that, while celebrations of ageing as an inspirational journey are increasing, most depictions still focus on decline and deterioration. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 64.99
This collection of essays examines the ways that entertainment and media are created and consumed in conjunction with gender stereotypes, by examining the diverse ways that women are confronting these stereotypes. more...