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  • Let's talk politicsby Hilde Van Belle; Kris Rutten; Paul Gillaerts; Dorien Van De Mieroop; Baldwin Van Gorp

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00

    The essay describes how Polish members of parliament (MPs) reinvented the institution of parliament (conceived of in its essentially discursive character as parleyment) in the course of the political transition of 1989. The reinvention of “parliamentary democracy” and deliberation in the chamber involved four interrelated developments:... more...

  • Coarseness in U.S. Public Communicationby Philip Dalton; Eric Mark Kramer

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2012; US$ 32.99

    Proceeding from the assumption that all manner of public communication in the United States is becoming increasingly coarse, this book argues that shared cultural notions of decency are being eroded by market logic?a decision making calculus based solely upon the aggregate preferences of self-interested individuals. more...

  • Media, Culture, and Medialityby Ludwig Jäger; Erika Linz; Irmela Schneider

    transcript 2014; US$ 42.17

    Current culturally oriented media studies have significantly advanced central concepts such like »mediality«, »media culture«, »media discourse« and »procedures of media«. Focused on this newly defined terminological field, this volume presents landmark contributions for media studies providing new insights into the current state of research on media... more...

  • Play it again, Vilém!by Hermann Haarmann; Michael Hanke; Steffi Winkler

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 30.53

    Spiel und Medien gehören zu den Menschen, umso mehr, je weiter die Computerisiserung und Mediatisierung der Gesellschaft voranschreiten. All dies nimmt bei Vilém Flusser, einem der Pioniere der Kommunikations- und Medienphilosophie, eine bedeutsame Stellung ein, was den Anlaß dafür bot, dem Thema Medien und Spiel das II. Internationale Symposium zur... more...

  • Media and Politics in a Globalizing Worldby Alexa Robertson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95

    Globalization and technological advances have had a dramatic impact on the relationship between media and politics. How can we understand the connection between the two in the present day? Alexa Robertson argues that we cannot understand the power of the one without taking the other into account. This exciting and accessible book provides fresh insight... more...

  • Medienpolitik in der Informationsgesellschaftby Manfred Mai

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Medienpolitik hat sich als ein eigenständiges Politikfeld etabliert. Im Mittelpunkt des Bandes steht die Frage, welche Akteure, Inhalte und Strukturen dieses Politikfeld prägen und wie unter den Bedingungen der Modernen Gesellschaft Medienpolitik möglich ist. more...

  • Fit to Printby Margaret Simons

    University of NSW Press 1999; US$ 7.45

    Margaret Simons went to Canberra to subject the journalists to a journalist's eye. The result is a penetrating and personal story about a world both extraordinary and ordinary, where the barriers between the personal and the political shift and blur.. 'In both its form and content, this book is a call for a reinvigoration of journalism. It is at... more...

  • An Introduction to Political Communicationby Brian McNair

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 35.95

    An Introduction to Political Communication explores the relationship between politics, the media and democracy in the UK, the USA and other contemporary societies. Brian McNair examines how politicians, trade unions, pressure groups, non-governmental organizations and terrorist organizations make use of the media. Separate chapters look at political... more...

  • Reporting the Israeli-Arab Conflictby Tamar Liebes

    Routledge 2004; US$ 124.95

    For journalists and reporters, the allegation of hegemonic practices constitutes a most serious condemnation. However, this author shows how hegemony is an almost unwitting process which supports the status quo and establishment. more...