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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95
In this timely book, leading researchers consider how media inform democracy in six countries ? the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Taking as their starting point the idea that citizens need to be briefed adequately with a full and intelligent coverage of public affairs so that they can make responsible,... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 36.76
Medien werden als Mittel zur Überbrückung von räumlicher wie sozialer Distanz beschrieben. Dabei wird Nähe gewöhnlich als Resultat gelingender Vermittlung und zugleich unhinterfragt als positiver Ausgangspunkt dieser Funktion gesehen. Dieser Band entwickelt eine differenziertere Sichtweise auf die Medialität der Nähe - vor dem Hintergrund jeweils spezifischer... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00
Vocalize-to-Localize? Meerkats do it for specific predators? And babies point with their index finger toward targets of interest at about nine months, well before using language-specific that -demonstratives. With what -interrogatives they are universal and, as relativizers and complementizers, play an important role in grammar construction. Some... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Environmental Risks and the Media explores the ways in which environmental risks, threats and hazards are represented, transformed and contested by the media. At a time when popular conceptions of the environment as a stable, natural world with which humanity interferes are being increasingly contested, the medias methods of encouraging audiences... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 256.50
The second edition of A Dictionary of Tocharian B includes substantially all Tocharian B words found in regularly published texts, as well as all those of the London and Paris collections published digitally (digital publication of the Paris collection is still incomplete), and a substantial number of the Berlin collection published digitally. The... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
From 1880 to 1920, the first truly national visual culture developed in the United States as a result of the completion of the Pacific Railroad. At that time, a new level of invention, reproduction, and distribution of all kinds of images was taking shape. Women, especially young and beautiful ones, found new lives shaped by their participation in... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 32.99
Media Bias? addresses the question: To what extent can mainstream news media be characterized as 'conservative' or 'liberal'? The study involves a systematic comparative analysis of the coverage given to major domestic social issues from 1975 to 2000 by two mainstream newsmagazines, Newsweek and Time, and two explicitly partisan publications, the conservative... more...
- Touchstone 1997; US$ 16.00
Practical information for learning how to speak and listen more effectively. Drawing on decades of experience as educator and philosopher, Mortimer J. Adler gives the listener a short course in effective communication filled with the Adler wisdom and wit. Both instructive and practical, How to Speak, How to Listen will be invaluable to everyone:... more...