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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95
In this timely book, leading researchers consider how media inform democracy in six countries ? the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Taking as their starting point the idea that citizens need to be briefed adequately with a full and intelligent coverage of public affairs so that they can make responsible,... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 36.76
Medien werden als Mittel zur Überbrückung von räumlicher wie sozialer Distanz beschrieben. Dabei wird Nähe gewöhnlich als Resultat gelingender Vermittlung und zugleich unhinterfragt als positiver Ausgangspunkt dieser Funktion gesehen. Dieser Band entwickelt eine differenziertere Sichtweise auf die Medialität der Nähe - vor dem Hintergrund jeweils spezifischer... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00
Vocalize-to-Localize? Meerkats do it for specific predators? And babies point with their index finger toward targets of interest at about nine months, well before using language-specific that -demonstratives. With what -interrogatives they are universal and, as relativizers and complementizers, play an important role in grammar construction. Some... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Environmental Risks and the Media explores the ways in which environmental risks, threats and hazards are represented, transformed and contested by the media. At a time when popular conceptions of the environment as a stable, natural world with which humanity interferes are being increasingly contested, the medias methods of encouraging audiences... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 45.95
The book is structured to provide teachers, parents, and other interested adults with ideas, issues, trends, and practical techniques for dealing with media and literacy. It sets out to examine the new literacies in todays technology-intensive world. The authors attempt to answer the question of what it will mean to be literate in... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 256.50
The second edition of A Dictionary of Tocharian B includes substantially all Tocharian B words found in regularly published texts, as well as all those of the London and Paris collections published digitally (digital publication of the Paris collection is still incomplete), and a substantial number of the Berlin collection published digitally. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 32.95
At the beginning of the 20th century, Progressive reformers set up curricula in journalism, public relations, and creative writing to fulfill their own purposes: well-trained rhetors could convince the United States citizenry to accept Progressive thinking on monopolies and unions and to elect reform candidates. Although Progressive politicians and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
From 1880 to 1920, the first truly national visual culture developed in the United States as a result of the completion of the Pacific Railroad. At that time, a new level of invention, reproduction, and distribution of all kinds of images was taking shape. Women, especially young and beautiful ones, found new lives shaped by their participation in... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
The 2004 US election provided French citizens and their media with a springboard for re-conceiving 'self' and 'other'. Given its prominent opposition to recent US foreign policy such as the invasion of Iraq, a volley of insults and caustic remarks reverberated between France and the US. French observers linked the Bush administration's policies to... more...