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  • Transformations in Egyptian Journalismby Naomi Sakr

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 25.00

    Egypt?s revolutionary uprising in 2011 raised important questions about the kind of journalism that would be viable in the country?s changing political dynamics. Suddenly the output of bloggers, online radio and social media news operations, which had all formed part of the groundswell of action against dictatorship and repression, posed an explicit... more...

  • Communication in Humans and Other Animalsby Gisela Håkansson; Jennie Westander

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00

    Communication is a basic behaviour, found across animal species. Human language is often thought of as a unique system, which separates humans from other animals. This textbook serves as a guide to different types of communication, and suggests that each is unique in its own way: human verbal and nonverbal communication, communication in nonhuman primates,... 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...

  • Business and Service Telephone Conversationsby Cecilia Varcasia

    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...

  • Navigating the News: A Political Media User's Guideby Michael Baranowski

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 37.00

    "When it comes to consuming products, Americans often recognize the importance of being an informed consumer. When it comes to news consumption, however, Americans often do not have the same due diligence. We complain about news bias in sources we rarely watch while we increasingly focus on those sources that reflect our own political values and biases.... 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...