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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
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...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.35
(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...
- 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 of... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
This book is more than a study of contemporary Chinese media and should be of interest to anyone who cares about the general social and political developments of the country. The author goes beyond the usual discussion of censorship and authoritarianism. With revealing evidence and a careful examination of the working structure of the Chinese media,... more...