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- Wiley 2011; US$ 43.95 US$ 38.09
Written in a lively style, Discovering Speech, Words, and Mind applies a scientific approach to the study of various aspects of speech, using everyday examples to introduce the beginning student to the world of language and cognition. An accessible introduction to the fundamentals of speech production, speech perception, word-formation, language... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 56.00
"An excellent book providing students with a historical understanding of mass media and communication. Theories, concepts and models are intertwined throughout the chapters challenging students to critically understand and evaluate the role of mass media in society." - Stephanie Goodwin, University of Central Lancashire "In a field whose boundaries... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 63.95 US$ 55.42
Fully revised to reflect today’s media environment, this new edition of Critical Media Studies offers students a comprehensive introduction to the field and demonstrates how to think critically about the power and influence of media in our daily lives. Presents an engaging and comprehensive introduction to a broad range of critical approaches... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 141.00
The assumption underlying this book is that we are facing a societal transformation, a ?silent revolution? in fact, with consequences at least as far reaching as those of the Industrial Revolution. The author of this book wants to intervene in the current discussion about this revolution, a discussion which is normally colored by a resigned determinism... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 38.01
Educational theory is necessarily concerned with what it means to become human, ?becoming? implying a process of growth and change. In general, philosophy of education has tended to view childhood (defined as the period during which one is being educated) as preparation for a settled period as adult citizen, during which one?s human nature is given... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.24
Dass Kinder und Jugendliche durch Wirkung und Nutzung von Medien in ihrer Entwicklung beeinträchtigt, gefährdet und in Einzelfällen auch massiv gestört werden können, wird selten in Frage gestellt. 'Jugendmedienschutz' ist zu einem Thema großer Relevanz geworden, das allerdings bisher vornehmlich als juristischer Komplex verstanden wurde. In diesem... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 41.99
This cutting-edge work critiques today's global mediascape through feminist perspectives, highlighting concerns of policy, power, labor, and technology. Starting with the state of international communications, a top-notch author group covers cases on online news, pornography, democracy, policies for women's development, violence against women, information... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 41.99
This timely book presents a multifaceted look at war, media, and propaganda from international perspectives. Focusing on the media's role in global conflicts, prominent authors, journalists, scholars, and researchers provide an insightful overview of the impact of globalization on media practices. They explore war coverage, propaganda techniques, public... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 31.99
This book is a primer on media governance at a global level and the key influencing forces and organizations, such as ITU, WTO, UNESCO, WIPO, and ICANN. Anyone interested in the media and its progressively rising influence over so many dimensions of society can look here for an introduction to media regulation, governance structures, and trends. Published... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 45.99
How were the American people prepared for the war on Iraq? How have political agents and media gatekeepers sought to develop public support for the first preventive war of the modern age? Bring 'Em On highlights the complex links between media and politics, analyzing how communication practices are modified in times of crisis to protect political interests... more...