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  • Communication Strategiesby Gabriele Kasper; Eric Kellerman

    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...

  • Mediated Discourse as Social Interactionby Ron Scollon

    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...

  • SMS Communicationby Louise-Amélie Cougnon; Cédrick Fairon

    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...

  • Asian Americans and the Mass Mediaby Virginia Mansfield-Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Researching Language and Social Mediaby Ruth Page; David Barton; Johann Wolfgang Unger; Michele Zappavigna

    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...

  • The Routledge Companion to British Media Historyby Martin Conboy; John Steel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 245.00

    The Routledge Companion to British Media History provides a comprehensive exploration of how different media have evolved within social, regional and national contexts. The 50 chapters in this volume, written by an outstanding team of internationally respected scholars, bring together current debates and issues within media history in this era... more...

  • Star Power: The Impact of Branded Celebrity [2 volumes]by Aaron Barlow

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 131.00

    Over the past century, a new breed of entertainer has arisen—one where the old division between on-camera talent and the suits behind the scenes has largely eroded. From Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin to Lady Gaga and Quentin Tarantino, entertainers have attempted to cross specialties and platforms to new arenas, from politics to philanthropy and... more...

  • Pointing the Fingerby Julian Petley

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 29.99

    Ever since 9/11, Muslims and Islam have dominated the headlines in the UK. With one leading newspaper describing the Muslim community as a troublesome minority”, the media has often been accused of hostility. In this illuminating study, several leading commentators examine the phenomenon of Islamophobia” and ask how to tackle it. Charting recent media... more...

  • Europeans and the Public Sphereby Maximilian Conrad

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 36.99

    What kind of public sphere is possible in the European Union with its considerable diversity of national identities, languages, and media systems? Against the backdrop of debates about a fundamental European community deficit and the possibility of postnational democracy, this book explores the role of a European public sphere not only in bridging... more...

  • Misunderstanding in Social Lifeby Juliane House; Gabriele Kasper; Steven Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.95

    Misunderstanding is a pervasive phenomenon in social life, sometimes with serious consequences for people's life chances. Misunderstandings are especially hazardous in high-stakes events such as job interviews or in the legal system. In unequal power encounters, unsuccessful communication is regularly attributed to the less powerful participant, especially... more...