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  • Abhandlung über die bedeutsamen Verhaltensweisen der Sprache. [Tractatus de Modis significandi.]by Thomas von Erfurt; Stephan Grotz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    Der lange dem Duns Scotus zugeschriebene Traktat des Thomas von Erfurt wird hier erstmals in einer deutschen Übersetzung vorgestellt. Er gilt als der abschließende Höhepunkt der spekulativen Grammatik, einer der gewichtigsten Ausformungen der spätmittelalterlichen Sprachtheorie. Von Bedeutung dürfte dieser Text aber nicht nur für Mediävisten sein.... more...

  • Examining Education, Media, and Dialogue under Occupationby Ilham NASSER; Lawrence N. BERLIN; Shelley WONG

    Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 25.00

    This book is an in-depth examination of education and media under occupation. The contributors to this volume engage dialogue to explore these domains and their roles and functioning under occupation while keeping an eye toward resolution, using the on-going conflict between Palestine and Israel as the focus. The uniqueness of this collection is not... more...

  • Digital Dilemmasby Cristina Venegas

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    Digital Dilemmas views Cuba from the Soviet Union's demise to the present, to assess how conflicts over media access play out in their both liberating and repressive potential. Drawing on extensive scholarship and interviews, Cristina Venegas questions myths of how Internet use necessarily fosters global democracy and reveals the impact of... more...

  • Inszeniertes Charismaby Jürg Häusermann

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 116.25

    In the general acceptance of the term, charisma is used to refer to people with unusual abilities and a high degree of personal magnetism. Many of them are however only perceived as such via the media. The question of how the media create cult figures is thus of immediate and obvious relevance. In this volume the issue is addressed by... more...

  • Sprachhandlungskoordination in der Chat-Kommunikationby Michael Beißwenger

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 158.54

    The book presents a fundamental study of the coordination of language action in chat communication. It uses numerous examples to present the coordination of activity in chatting as a high-level individual project, and discusses the question of the extent to which analytical and descriptive categories which have proved their worth in conversational... more...

  • Connectivity and convergence: the uneven story of Africaby Alison Gillwald

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00

    The diverse set of papers in this ebook was selected from the second Communication Policy Research Africa (CPRafrica) conference organised by Research ICT Africa in association with the University of Nairobi in April 2011. The conference is part of a wider programme to develop African research excellence in the area of Information and Communication... more...

  • Understanding Digital Literaciesby Rodney H. Jones; Christoph A. Hafner

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95

    Assuming no knowledge of linguistics, Understanding Digital Literacies provides an accessible and timely introduction to new media literacies. It supplies readers with the theoretical and analytical tools with which to explore the linguistic and social impact of a host of new digital literacy practices. Each chapter in the volume covers a different... more...

  • Communicating Effectively with the Chineseby Ge Gao; Stella Ting-Toomey

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 65.00

    Utilizing the `self-OTHER' perspective as a conceptual foundation, the authors portray and interpret some of the distinctive communication practices in Chinese culture. They examine how self-conception, role and hierarchy, relational dynamics and face affect ways of conducting everyday talk in Chinese culture. They explain why miscommunication between... more...

  • Narrative Landminesby Daniel Leonard Bernardi; Pauline Hope Cheong; Chris Lundry; Scott W. Ruston

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 27.95

    Narrative Landmines explores how rumors fit into and extend narrative systems and ideologies, particularly in the context of terrorism, counter-terrorism, and extremist insurgencies.  Beyond face-to-face communication, this book also addresses the role of new and social media in the creation and spread of rumors. Its concern is to foster a more... more...

  • The Appropriation of Media in Everyday Lifeby Ruth Ayaß; Cornelia Gerhardt

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

    When public security organizations like fire brigades deal with emergency situations, ‘real world’ problems and phenomena are inseparably intertwined with media and communication: Not only are working practices grounded in professional knowledge, discourse and interaction, but the achievement, modification, storage, distribution and selection... more...