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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95
With our increasing use of digital and online media, the way we interact with these forms of communication is having an enormous impact on our literacy and learning. In Digital Literacies , Julia Gillen argues that to a substantial extent Linguistics has failed to rise to the opportunities presented by studying language in digital contexts. Assuming... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 189.00
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) proclaimed media literacy a "fundamental human right." How fitting that there is finally a definitive handbook to help students and the general public alike become better informed, more critical consumers of mass media. In these A?Z volumes, readers can learn about methodologies... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 35.00
The proliferation of media and their ever-increasing role in our daily life has produced a strong sense that understanding media?everything from oral storytelling, literary narrative, newspapers, and comics to radio, film, TV, and video games?is key to understanding the dynamics of culture and society. Storyworlds across Media explores how media,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95
Market and Myths: Forces for Change in the European Media is the first introductory text to provide a detailed analysis of the European Media in five major Western European countries within the context of a theoretical framework. All forms of the mass media are covered and the impact of media policy on the political, social and cultural life of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
This book examines the topic of communication strategies, the ways in which people seek to express themselves or understand what someone else is saying or writing. Typically, the term has referred to the strategies that non-native speakers use to address the linguistic and pragmatic problems encountered in interactions with native and non-native speakers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
Mediated Discourse as Social Interaction makes an explicit link between media studies and social interactionalist discursive research where previously the two fields of study have been treated as separate disciplines. This text presents an integrated theory illustrated by ample concrete examples, bringing together the latest research in these two... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00
Urbane Räume sind diskursiv vermessene Areale, die in kommunikativen Praktiken etwa als Kulturraum, Bildungsraum, Wirtschaftsraum, als Sozialraum oder politischer, ökologischer Raum wahrgenommen, kontrovers diskutiert und damit zugleich zeichenvermittelt produziert werden. In der Kommunikation über und in urbane(n) Räume(n) spielen dabei... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00
Given the extensive use of LOL ( Laughing Out Loud ), MDR ( Mort De Rire ) and PTDR ( PéTé De Rire ) in French texting and the inclusion of lol in the Oxford English Dictionary in 2011 and in Le Petit Robert in 2013, this paper aims to study the functioning of these three initialisms. Considered mainly as interjections, I hypothesize... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
Social Media is fast becoming a key area of linguistic research. This highly accessible guidebook leads students through the process of undertaking research in order to explore the language that people use when they communicate on social media sites. This textbook provides: An introduction to the linguistic frameworks currently used to analyse... more...