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  • Post-Communism and the Media in Eastern Europeby Patrick H. O'Neil

    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...

  • invariance and Variability in Speech Processesby J. S. Perkell; D. H. Klatt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Setting the Agendaby Maxwell McCombs

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    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... more...

  • SQM 4/2012 Medienkritik in der Schweiz - eine Bestandsaufnahmeby Michael Schanne; Annina Stoffel; Vincent Wyss

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 11.99

    SQM 4/2012: Vincent Wyss / Michael Schanne / Annina StoffelMedienkritik in der Schweiz - eine Bestandsaufnahme (eBook)Studien Qualität der Medien 4/2012Format eBook: PDF more...

  • Let's talk politicsby Hilde Van Belle; Kris Rutten; Paul Gillaerts; Dorien Van De Mieroop; Baldwin Van Gorp

    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...

  • Small Talkby Justine Coupland

    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...

  • Fictive Interactionby Esther Pascual

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Language is intimately related to interaction. The question arises: Is the structure of interaction somehow mirrored in language structure and use? This book suggests a positive answer to this question by examining the ubiquitous phenomenon of fictive interaction, in which non-genuine conversational turns appear in discourse, even within clauses, phrases,... more...

  • Introduction to Spoken Interaction, Anby Anna-Brita Stenstrom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Describes how conversation works, providing a systematic and exhaustive account of the structure of spoken discourse and the diverse strategies speakers use to have a conversation. It is illustrated throughout with excerpts from genuine conversation and contains numerous exercises with suggested answers based on conversations in the London-Lund Corpus... more...

  • Spoken Corpora and Linguistic Studiesby Tommaso Raso; Heliana Mello

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This article aims to show how a corpus driven theory that analyses speech through information units can better account for Discourse Markers (DM) identification and analysis. We propose that the speech flow can only be properly analyzed if segmented into utterances and tone units through prosodic parameters. Utterances correspond to speech acts and... more...

  • Coarseness in U.S. Public Communicationby Philip Dalton; Eric Mark Kramer

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2012; US$ 32.99

    Proceeding from the assumption that all manner of public communication in the United States is becoming increasingly coarse, this book argues that shared cultural notions of decency are being eroded by market logic—a decision making calculus based solely upon the aggregate preferences of self-interested individuals. more...