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  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 23.95

    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...

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

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00


  • Sag es stärker!by Albert Thiele

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 19.60

    Wer Entscheidungen trifft, macht sich nicht nur Freunde. Im Arbeitsleben wird der Ton deshalb leicht ruppig. Auch im gesellschaftlichen Leben trifft man immer wieder auf Dogmatiker und chronische Rechthaber. Wie wehrt man sich gegen verbale Angriffe, spitzfindige Fangfragen und hinterhältige Psychotricks? <p> Albert Thiele ist einer der erfahrensten... 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...

  • Vorstellungswelten der mittelalterlichen Überlieferungby Jürgen Sarnowsky

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 33.11

    Seit mehreren Jahrzehnten fragt die moderne Mediävistik bei der Interpretation von Quellen nicht mehr nur danach, »wie es eigentlich gewesen« ist, sondern versucht, sich den Bildern, Wahrnehmungen und Vorstellungen der mittelalterlichen Menschen zu nähern. Dieser Band arbeitet zum einen exemplarisch zeitgenössische Vorstellungen heraus ? teils auf... more...

  • The Murder of Billie-Joby Siôn Jenkins; Bob Woffinden

    John Blake 2010; US$ 5.99

    Billie-Jo Jenkins was murdered at her home in Sussex in February 1997. Her foster father, Siôn Jenkins, who has just been appointed headteacher of the local boys' secondary school, was arrested and charged with the murder. In July 1998 he was convicted and sent to prison for life. The case went on to become one of the greatest causes célèbres in British... more...

  • Theorising Mediaby John M. Corner

    Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00

    In this book, John Corner explores how issues of power, form and subjectivity feature at the core of all serious thinking about the media, including appreciations of their creativity as well as anxiety about the risks they pose. Drawing widely on an interdisciplinary literature, he connects his exposition to examples from film, television, radio, photography,... more...

  • Die Frauen und das Netzby

    Gabler Verlag 2013; US$ 69.99

    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...