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  • Women, Men and Newsby Paula Poindexter; Sharon Meraz; Amy Schmitz Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95

    This multi-authored scholarly volume explores the divide between men and women in their consumption of news media, looking at how the sexes read and use news, historically and currently, how they use technology to access their news, and how today?s news pertains to and is used by women. The volume also addresses diversity issues among women?s use of... more...

  • The Informationby James Gleick

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95

    James Gleick, the author of the best sellers Chaos and Genius, now brings us a work just as astonishing and masterly: a revelatory chronicle and meditation that shows how information has become the modern era?s defining quality?the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.   The story of information begins in a time profoundly unlike... more...

  • The Invisible Weaponby Daniel R. Headrick

    Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 28.99

    A vital instrument of power, telecommunications is and has always been a political technology. In this book, Headrick examines the political history of telecommunications from the mid-nineteenth century to the end of World War II. He argues that this technology gave society new options. In times of peace, the telegraph and radio were, as many predicted,... more...

  • Persuasion: History, Theory, Practiceby George Pullman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 23.95

    George Pullman's lively and accessible introduction to the study of persuasion is an ideal text for use in courses where the understanding and practice of argumentation, rhetoric, and critical thinking are central. Continually challenging his readers to seek and recognize sound evidence, to question the obvious, and to assess and reassess the credibility... more...

  • An Introduction to Decision Theoryby Martin Peterson

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This clearly written introduction covers all main aspects of decision theory and features a full glossary and over 100 exercises. more...

  • The Gender Communication Connectionby Teri Gamble; Michael Gamble

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The authors explore the many ways that gender and communication intersect and affect each other. Every chapter encourages a consideration of how gender attitudes and practices, past and current, influence personal notions of what it means not only to be female and male, but feminine and masculine. The second edition of this student friendly and accessible... more...

  • Xenolinguisticsby Diana Slattery; Allyson Grey

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 24.95

    Are language and consciousness co-evolving? Can psychedelic experience cast light on this topic? In the Western world, we stand at the dawn of the psychedelic age with advances in neuroscience; a proliferation of new psychoactive substances, both legal and illegal; the anthropology of ayahuasca use; and new discoveries in ethnobotany. From scientific... more...

  • Harold Innis's History of Communicationsby William J. Buxton; Michael R. Cheney; Paul Heyer; John Durham Peters

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 69.99

    Exploring how social order changes as the means of communication change, this volume makes widely accessible, for the first time, three extant chapters from Harold Innis?s History of Communications ?a legendary manuscript known of by many media historians, but seen by very few. more...

  • City Branding and New Mediaby Maria Cristina Paganoni

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book explores city branding in the public sector as an aspect of e-governance from a privileged linguistic, discursive and semiotic perspective. It analyses how local administrations and public bodies engage their stakeholders by addressing key issues such as active citizenship, social inclusion and promotion of cultural heritage and events. more...

  • Discourse Analysis beyond the Speech Eventby Stanton Wortham; Angela Reyes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 41.95

    Discourse Analysis beyond the Speech Event introduces a new approach to discourse analysis. In this innovative work, Wortham and Reyes argue that discourse analysts should look beyond fixed speech events and consider the development of discourses over time. Drawing on theories and methods from linguistic anthropology and related fields, this book... more...