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- De Gruyter 2001; US$ 154.00
In the general acceptance of the term, charisma is used to refer to people with unusual abilities and a high degree of personal magnetism. Many of them are however only perceived as such via the media. The question of how the media create cult figures is thus of immediate and obvious relevance. In this volume the issue is addressed by... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 65.00 US$ 55.25
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...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 27.95
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... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00
When public security organizations like fire brigades deal with emergency situations, ‘real world’ problems and phenomena are inseparably intertwined with media and communication: Not only are working practices grounded in professional knowledge, discourse and interaction, but the achievement, modification, storage, distribution and selection... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Gabler Verlag 2013; US$ 59.99
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...