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  • The Politics of Media Policyby Des Freedman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95

    The Politics of Media Policy provides a critical perspective on the dynamics of media policy in the US and UK and offers a comprehensive guide to some of the major points of debate in the media today. While many policymakers boast of the openness and pluralism of their media systems, this book exposes the commitment to market principles that saturates... more...

  • The Art of Conversationby Peter Burke

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    The Art of Conversation is a major contribution to the social history of language - a relatively new field which has become the focus of lively interdisciplinary debate in recent years. Drawing on the work of sociolinguists and others, Burke uses their concept while reserving the right to qualify their theories where the historical record makes this... more...

  • Argumentation in Political Interviewsby Corina Andone

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 128.00

    In Argumentation in Political Interviews Corina Andone uses the pragma-dialectical concept of strategic maneuvering to gain a better understanding of political interviews as argumentative practices. She analyzes and evaluates the way in which politicians react in political interviews to the accusation that the position they currently hold is inconsistent... more...

  • Realismus als Berufby Nikolaus Jackob; Marcus Maurer; Simone C. Ehmig; Stefan Geiß; Gregor Daschmann

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Das Verhältnis von Wirklichkeit und ihrer medialen Darstellung ist seit Jahrzehnten eines der zentralen Themen der Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft. Die Frage, wie die Medien die Realität darstellen, hat für viele Forschungsfelder des Fachs Relevanz - etwa für die Nachrichtenselektionsforschung, politische Kommunikationsforschung,... more...

  • The Myth of Media Globalizationby Kai Hafez

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    The ongoing interconnection of the world through modern mass media is generally considered to be one of the major developments underpinning globalization. This important book considers anew the globalization phenomenon in the media sphere. Rather than heralding globalization or warning of its dangers, as in many other books, Kai Hafez analyses the... more...

  • Business and Service Telephone Conversationsby Cecilia Varcasia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 80.00

    This book considers the sequential deployment of the receiver's response to the caller's request in telephone service encounters between native speakers in the U.K, Germany and Italy analysing the different response formats and their grammatical configuration. 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...

  • Teaching and Researching: Listeningby Michael Rost

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Teaching and Researching Listening provides a focused, state-of-the-art treatment of the linguistic, psycholinguistic and pragmatic processes that are involved in oral language use, and shows how these processes influence listening in a range of practical contexts. Through understanding the interaction between these processes, language educators... more...

  • Aspects of Confused Speechby Pamela Shakespeare

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00

    A Study of Speech Confusion among people diagnosed with dementing illnesses for scholars in health & interpersonal communication, social psychology, communication disorders, and gerontology. more...

  • Communicating Beyond Languageby Betsy Rymes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This new book offers a timely and lively appraisal of the concept of communicative repertoires, resources we use to express who we are when in dialogue with others. Each chapter describes and illustrates the communicative resources humans deploy daily, but rarely think about ? not only the multiple languages we use, but how we dress or gesture, how... more...