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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...

  • Linguistic Dimensions of Crisis Talkby Claudia Sassen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 165.00

    This book offers an HPSG-based discourse grammar for a controlled language (Air Traffic Control) that allows the identification of well-formed discourse patterns. A formalisation of discourse theoretical structures that occur especially in crisis situations that involve potential aviation disasters is introduced. Of particular importance in this context... more...

  • Listenership Behaviours in Intercultural Encountersby Keiko Tsuchiya

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    How do people listen in a conversation, especially in an intercultural setting, and how do they shift from listener to speaker in the particular context? This book investigates listenership behaviours of a tutor and a student in the context of academic supervision sessions at a university in the UK, comparing British tutor - British student conversations... more...

  • Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Centuryby Andrew D. Wolvin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 55.95

    Bringing together top listening scholars from a range of disciplines and real world perspectives, Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century offers a state-of-the-art overview of what we know and think about listening behavior in the 21st century. Introduces students to the core issues listening theory and practice Includes... more...

  • The Logic of Conventional Implicaturesby Christopher Potts

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 59.99

    This book revives the study of conventional implicatures in natural language semantics. H. Paul Grice first defined the concept. Since then his definition has seen much use and many redefinitions, but it has never enjoyed a stable place in linguistic theory. Christopher Potts returns to the original and uses it as a key into two presently under-studied... 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...

  • 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...

  • Medialisierung politischer Organisationenby Patrick Donges

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.95

    Die Mediengesellschaft stellt politische Organisationen wie Parteien vor große Herausforderungen: Die Konkurrenz um die Aufmerksamkeit der Medien wie des Publikums erhöht sich ebenso wie Aufwand und Geschwindigkeit der Kommunikation. Parteien reagieren auf diese Herausforderungen durch den Ausbau von Kommunikationsabteilungen und einer Erhöhung ihrer... 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...

  • Medienpolitik für Europaby Christina Holtz-Bacha

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Ein Buch über europäische Politik, und sei es auch nur über ein spezifisches Feld wie Medienpolitik, zu schreiben, ist wie der Lauf des Hamsters im Laufrad: Es lässt sich kein Ende finden. Das hat mindestens zwei Gründe: Zum einen gibt es fortwährend und in kurzer Abfolge neue Entwicklungen. Aktivitäten auf der europäischen Ebene rufen Reaktionen in... more...