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  • The Politics of Media Policyby Des Freedman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Governing European Communicationsby Maria Michalis

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 43.99

    Governing European Communications provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the emergence, dynamics, and evolution of European-level communications governance in the post-war era, focusing on telecommunications and television policies and regulation, and their technological convergence. Concentrating on the EU, the book embeds governance within... more...

  • Changing Concepts of Timeby Harold A. Innis; James W. Carey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 31.99

    This classic book, Harold A. Innis's last, returns to print with a new introduction by James W. Carey. An elaboration of Innis's earlier theories, Changing Concepts of Time looks at then-new technological changes in communication and considers the different ways in which space and time are perceived. Innis explores military implications of the U.S.... 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$ 42.99

    Most of us will have been through the trauma of a listening exam (or aural) at some point. Until relatively recently prevailing wisdom saw the aural as an adjunct to the oral and teaching methods were geared around that relationship. Michael Rost, however, treats listening as a quite distinct field of enquiry and endeavour. The book provides a thorough... more...