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  • Message Receivedby Greg Philo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Message Received brings together the most recent research findings of the Glasgow Media Group. It focuses on major public issues such as the impact of fictional violence on children and media coverage of ethnic minorities, the developing world and disasters. It examines media representations of mental illness and public understanding of risks about... more...

  • Small Talkby Justine Coupland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This study presents a new perspective on small talk and its crucial role in everyday communication. The new approach presented here is supported by analyses of interactional data in specific settings - private and public, face-to-face and telephone talk. They vary from gossip at the family dinner table and intimate 'keeping in touch' phone conversations,... 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...

  • Personenbezogene Massenkommunikation als verfassungsrechtliches Problem.by Sophie-Charlotte Lenski

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 86.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Um den Konflikt zwischen dem allgemeinen Persönlichkeitsrecht und den Kommunikationsfreiheiten im Einzelfall zu lösen, muss dieser zunächst konkret bestimmt werden. Wichtigste Voraussetzung dafür ist die zutreffende Ermittlung des Inhalts der geschützten Äußerung. Besonders schwierig ist dies im Bereich der Kunst, wo sich der Konflikt... more...

  • Reading Joyceby David Pierce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    `Is there one who understands me?' So wrote James Joyce towards the end of his final work, Finnegans Wake . The question continues to be asked about the author who claimed that he had put so many enigmas into Ulysses that it would `keep the professors busy for centuries' arguing over what he meant. For Joyce this was a way of ensuring his immortality,... more...

  • A Preface to James Joyceby Sydney Bolt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This new edition includes material on Joyce's distinctive view of femininity and a greatly expanded treatment of Finnegan's Wake . The first section outlines the biographical and cultural background, the second offers a detailed critical survey of three major works, including Ulysses and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man , and the third section... more...

  • Global Muckrakingby Anya Schiffrin

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 19.95

    Crusading journalists from Sinclair Lewis to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have played a central role in American politics: checking abuses of power, revealing corporate misdeeds, and exposing government corruption. Muckraking journalism is part and parcel of American democracy. But how many people know about the role that muckraking has played... more...

  • Media Transparency in Chinaby Baohui Xie; Mobo Gao

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    This book examines the problem of transparency in the news media in China through analysis of the political and market control jointly imposed by the party-state and the media. It argues that the gap between rhetoric and reality reveals the disjuncture of the party-state and the media from their political representation. more...

  • Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Cultureby Monica Germana; Aris Mousoutzanis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays focuses on critical and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century cultural production. Examining the ways in which apocalyptic discourses have had an impact on how we read the world?s globalised space, the traumatic burden of history, and the mutual relationship... more...

  • Mediengeschichteby Andreas Böhn; Andreas Seidler

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 18.35

    Dieses Arbeitsbuch führt in den Gebrauch des Internationalen Phonetischen Alphabets (IPA) zur Transkription des Deutschen ein. Hierzu werden zunächst Kenntnisse zu standardsprachlichen Ausspracheregeln und stilistischer Variation innerhalb der Standardaussprache vermittelt. Im zweiten Teil geht es um die Problematik der engen Transkription, die am... more...