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- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
This book is about how we present our selves in everyday talk and interaction. Selves and conversations are skilful accomplishments requiring trust, dependency, and co-ordination. They are produced by multiple partners co-operating in the production of social events. The self is a 'performed character' - a 'dramatic effect' in Goffman's terms - which... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 34.99
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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; Not Available
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, Journalismusforschung,... more...
- 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... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 37.00
In a perfect world, political news would be objective and fact-based. Instead, it is biased and unreliable. This engaging book was written to help readers master the media. Combining insight and humor, it exposes the bias, irrationality, bad arguments, and misleading numbers that abound in political media. It shows readers how to take advantage of... more...