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  • 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...

  • Global Media, Culture, and Identityby Rohit Chopra; Radhika Gajjala

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    This edited volume examines the ways that global media shapes relations between place, culture, and identity. Through the included essays, Chopra and Gajjala offer a mix of theoretical reflections and empirical case studies that will help readers understand how the media can shape cultural identities and, conversely, how cultural formations can influence... more...

  • Die Frauen und das Netzby Birgit Kampmann; Bernhard Keller; Michael Knippelmeyer; Frank Wagner

    Gabler Verlag 2013; US$ 48.48

    Seit das Internet existiert , bestehen zwischen Frauen und Männern in Zugang und Nutzungshäufigkeit signifikante Unterschiede. Dieser Internet Gender Gap scheint heute bei jungen Frauen weitgehend beseitigt. Allerdings zeigen sich in sämtlichen Altersgruppen noch immer geschlechtsspezifische Nutzungsmuster ? selbst dort, wo neue Anwendungen vielfältigere... more...

  • Why Are We The Good Guys?by David Cromwell

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 18.99

    A provocative challenge to the standard ideology that Western power is a benevolent force in the world. more...

  • Conversational Storytelling among Japanese Womenby Mariko Karatsu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 135.00

    This book presents research findings on the overall process of storytelling as a social event in Japanese everyday conversations focusing on the relationship between a story and surrounding talks, the social and cultural aspects of the participants, and the tellability of conversational stories. Focusing on the participants? verbal and nonverbal behavior... more...

  • Media Ethics and Regulationby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    The media landscape is changing rapidly. In this new digital age, the mass media is undergoing major structural changes in how it delivers news, information and entertainment in Australia and around the globe. Media organisations are reconfiguring their business models, as newspapers migrate online and television competes directly with online content.... more...

  • Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communicationby Susan Herring; Dieter Stein; Tuija Virtanen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.43

    The present handbook provides an overview of the pragmatics of language and language use mediated by digital technologies. Computer-mediated communication (CMC) is defined to include text-based interactive communication via the Internet, websites and other multimodal formats, and mobile communication. In addition to 'core' pragmatic and... more...

  • Handbuch Medien der Literaturby Natalie Binczek; Till Dembeck; Jörgen Schäfer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 174.14

    There is a growing need for a survey presentation of the history and theory of media as they relate to literature. This handbook fills this gap and meets the need for a comprehensive survey of all media used for literary communication. It provides an inventory of the current state of research in this field, and will be an important source... more...

  • Arab Mediaby Noha Mellor; Khalil Rinnawi; Nabil Dajani; Muhammad I. Ayish

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    This book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to the emerging Arab media industries in the context of globalization and its impacts, with a focus on publishing, press, broadcasting, cinema and new media. Through detailed discussions of the regulation and economics of these industries, the authors argue that the political, technological... more...