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  • Silence in Intercultural Communicationby Ikuko Nakane

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    How and why is silence used interculturally? Approaching the phenomenon of silence from multiple perspectives, this book shows how silence is used, perceived and at times misinterpreted in intercultural communication. Using a model of key aspects of silence in communication – linguistic, cognitive and sociopsychological – and fundamental levels of... more...

  • Acculturatedby Naomi Schaefer Riley; Christine Rosen

    Templeton Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    “Sizing up and taking down the things we read, watch, and play, this all-star team of analysts provides a series of delights and surprises that will make you ponder anew the deep structures that inform our lives, even when we think we’re off-duty.”—Kyle Smith, movie critic, New York Post Contemporary popular culture, from books to film to television... more...

  • Kulturelle Grundlagen der Medialisierung in Südkoreaby Klemens Schwitzer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 48.30

    Die Auseinandersetzung mit der Republik Korea, gemeinhin Südkorea bezeichnet, findet gewöhnlich im ökonomischen (Stichwort "Tigerstaat"), oder politikwissenschaftlichen Kontext (Nord-Süd-Konflikt) statt. Die medialen Eigenheiten und Hintergründe dagegen werden kaum thematisiert und verbleiben deshalb weitgehend unerforscht. Um dem zu begegnen, stellt... more...

  • Radio Content in the Digital Ageby Angeliki Gazi; Guy Starkey; Stanislaw Jedrzejewski

    Intellect Books Ltd 2011; US$ 25.00

    The traditional radio medium has seen significant changes in recent years with the current global shift toward multimedia content, with both digital and FM making significant use of new technologies, including mobile communications and the Internet. This book focuses on the important role these new technologies play—and will play as radio continues... more...

  • Narratives of Place, Belonging and Languageby Máiréad Nic Craith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Examining identity in relation to globalization and migration, this book uses narratives and memoirs from contemporary authors who have lived 'in-between' two or more languages. It explores the human desire to find one's 'own place' in new cultural contexts, and looks at the role of language in shaping a sense of belonging in society. more...

  • The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communicationby Christina Bratt Paulston; Scott F. Kiesling; Elizabeth S. Rangel

    Wiley 2012; US$ 56.95 US$ 51.26

    The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication brings together internationally-renowned scholars from a range of fields to survey the theoretical perspectives and applied work, including example analyses, in this burgeoning area of linguistics. Features contributions from  established researchers in sociolinguistics and intercultural... more...

  • Deutsch-französische Geschäftsbeziehungen erfolgreich managenby Jochen Peter Breuer; Alexander Wurz; Pierre de Bartha

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 48.30

    Die beiden Frankreich-Experten J. P. Breuer und P. de Bartha vermitteln in diesem bewährten Handbuch – nun in der 4., überarbeiteten Auflage – fundierte Analysen, Strategien und Lösungen für ein erfolgreiches deutsch-französisches Kooperationsmanagement. Das Standardwerk basiert auf 30 Jahren Erfahrung der Autoren in Kooperations-, Fusions- und Veränderungsprozessen.... more...

  • Global Linguisticsby Marcel Danesi; Andrea Rocci

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Semiotics has had a profound impact on our comprehension of a wide range of phenomena, from how animals signify and communicate, to how people read TV commercials. This series features books on semiotic theory and applications of that theory to understanding media, language, and related subjects. The series publishes scholarly monographs of... more...

  • Travelling Concepts for the Study of Cultureby Birgit Neumann; Ansgar Nünning

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 114.99

    This series addresses key contemporary concepts and methods along with substantive issues from the realm of basic research in cultural studies. Its objective is to help shape contemporary discourse about cultural studies and at the same time to enrich this discourse for work in its specific disciplines. more...

  • Höflichkeitsformen in der Interaktion von Deutschen und Arabernby Abdelaziz Bouchara

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    The German Linguistic Studies Series is a comprehensive and outstanding forum in its field. It has borne the name of its subject in its title since the foundation of the series in the eighth decade of the last century. The series is comprehensive in the broad spectrum of topics covered (language levels, varieties, communication forms,... more...