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  • 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...

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

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Why Are We The Good Guys?by David Cromwell

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 18.99

    David Cromwell lives in Southampton and works full-time as co-editor of Media Lens, a UK-based media analysis website, which he co-founded in 2001. In 2007, Media Lens received the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award. David is also the co-founder of the Crisis Forum which he set up with a colleague at the University of Southampton.... more...