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  • Post-Communism and the Media in Eastern Europeby Patrick H. O'Neil

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This investigation of the media in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria, seeks to outline the legacies of communism confronting media reform, and how interaction between the media, state, society and market has led to the particular and unique dynamics in each case. more...

  • invariance and Variability in Speech Processesby J. S. Perkell; D. H. Klatt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Voice in Social Interactionby Jeff Pittam

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 58.00

    The study of voice provides us with important insights into human social interaction. This volume brings together the many interdisciplinary perspectives on voice - from acoustic phonetics to voice pathology, from the history of vocal function to social psychology - and defines them within the context of social interaction. The author also develops... more...

  • The Power of Silenceby Adam Jaworski

    SAGE Publications 1992; US$ 64.00

    This book provides a theoretical account of a variety of different communicative aspects of silence and explores new ways of studying socially-motivated language. A research overview shows the influence of related work in the fields of media studies, politics, gender studies, aesthetics and literature. The author argues that in theoretically pragmatic... more...

  • Die Sprache der (Un-)Sicherheitby Matthias Schulze

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    (Un)-Sicherheit ist immer eine Frage der Interpretation. Durch politische Sprache werden Bedrohung und Unsicherheit gezielt konstruiert, so dass sich Gesetze legitimieren lassen, die andernfalls kaum mehrheitsfähig wären. Am Beispiel der politischen Debatten um die Einführung der Vorratsdatenspeicherung und der Online-Durchsuchung (BKA-Gesetz) untersucht... more...

  • Setting the Agendaby Maxwell McCombs

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95

    Setting the Agenda describes the mass media’s significant and sometimes controversial role in determining which topics are at the centre of public attention and action. In this new edition of his comprehensive book, Max McCombs, one of the founding fathers of the agenda-setting tradition of research, extends his previous synthesis of hundreds... more...

  • SQM 4/2012 Medienkritik in der Schweiz - eine Bestandsaufnahmeby Michael Schanne; Annina Stoffel; Vincent Wyss

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 13.99

    SQM 4/2012: Vincent Wyss / Michael Schanne / Annina Stoffel Medienkritik in der Schweiz - eine Bestandsaufnahme (eBook) Studien Qualität der Medien 4/2012 Format eBook: PDF more...

  • 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...

  • Small Talkby Justine Coupland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This study presents a new perspective on small talk and its crucial role in everyday communication. The new approach presented here is supported by analyses of interactional data in specific settings - private and public, face-to-face and telephone talk. They vary from gossip at the family dinner table and intimate 'keeping in touch' phone conversations,... more...

  • Mediatization of Communicationby Knut Lundby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 280.00

    Mediatization characterizes changes in practices and institutions in media-saturated societies, thus denoting transformations of these societies. The volume makes a valuable contribution to the understanding of contemporary processes of social, cultural and political changes. The handbook offers a broad spectrum of different approaches... more...