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  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    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... more...

  • Multiactivity in Social Interactionby Pentti Haddington; Tiina Keisanen; Lorenza Mondada; Maurice Nevile

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    This paper analyses paramedic emergency interaction as multi-modal multi-activity. Based on a corpus of video-recordings of emergency drills performed by professional paramedics during advanced training, the focus is on paramedics’ participation in multiple joint projects which become simultaneously relevant. Simultaneity and fast succession... more...

  • Interacting with Objectsby Maurice Nevile; Pentti Haddington; Trine Heinemann; Mirka Rauniomaa

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This chapter develops an ethnomethodologically-informed view regarding the sociality of objects, building upon Garfinkel’s various descriptions of object constitution. We examine a particular case of diagnostic reasoning produced in the course of carrying out a surgical procedure at a teaching hospital. Our interest is in the methods employed... more...

  • Fictive Interactionby Esther Pascual

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Language is intimately related to interaction. The question arises: Is the structure of interaction somehow mirrored in language structure and use? This book suggests a positive answer to this question by examining the ubiquitous phenomenon of fictive interaction, in which non-genuine conversational turns appear in discourse, even within clauses, phrases,... more...

  • News Junkieby Jason Leopold

    Rare Bird Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    In News Junkie, the cutthroat worlds of journalism, politics, and high finance are laid bare by Jason Leopold, whose addictive tendencies led him from a life of drug abuse and petty crime to become an award-winning investigative journalist who exposed some of the biggest corporate and political scandals in recent American history. Leopold broke... more...

  • Literature, Psychoanalysis and the New Sciences of Mindby Leonard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    At a time when psychoanalysis is attacked by biologists, psychologists and literary critics alike, this book offers a radical defence. Literature, Psychoanalysis and the New Sciences of Mind gives a clear introduction to the theories of Freud and Jung, the strange linguistic rewriting of Freud by Jacques Lacan. It explores the extraordinary variety... more...

  • Beyond the Market Mythby Li Zeng

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 47.09

    In the West, the Chinese media system used to be criticised for its lack of press freedom un-der the authoritarian one-party system. However, profound changes happened in Chinese media in the past two decades after the market mechanism became the dominant means of reform after 1989. In the television sector, for example, Chinese television gradually... more...

  • Radical Information Literacyby Andrew Whitworth

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 80.00

    What would a synthetic theory of Digital, Media and Information Literacy (DMIL) look like? Radical Information Literacy presents, for the first time, a theory of DMIL that synthesises the diversity of perspectives and positions on DMIL, both in the classroom and the workplace, and within the informal learning processes of society. This title is based... more...