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  • Circuits of Visibilityby Radha S. Hegde

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 27.00

    Circuits of Visibility explores transnational media environments as pathways to understand the gendered constructions and contradictions that underwrite globalization. Tracking the ways in which gendered subjects are produced and defined in transnationally networked, media saturated environments, Circuits of Visibility presents sixteen essays... more...

  • Media Reception Studiesby Janet Staiger

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 89.00

    Media Reception Studies broadly surveys the past century of scholarship on the ways in which audiences make meaning out of mass media. It synthesizes in plain language social scientific, linguistic, and cultural studies approaches to film and television as communication media. Janet Staiger traverses a broad terrain, covering the Chicago School, early... more...

  • Mental Illness in Popular Mediaby Lawrence C. Rubin

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Whether in movies, cartoons, commercials, or even fast food marketing, psychology and mental illness remain pervasive in popular culture. In this collection of new essays, scholars from a range of fields explore representations of mental illness and disabilities across various media of popular culture. Contributors address how forms of psychiatric... more...

  • Mathematics in Popular Cultureby Jessica K. Sklar; Elizabeth S. Sklar

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Mathematics has maintained a surprising presence in popular media for over a century. In recent years, the movies Good Will Hunting, A Beautiful Mind, and Stand and Deliver, the stage plays Breaking the Code and Proof, the novella Flatland and the hugely successful television crime series NUMB3RS all weave mathematics prominently into their storylines.... more...

  • Sprache und Kommunikation im technischen Zeitalterby Konstanze Marx; Monika Schwarz-Friesel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 95.99

    The buzzwords “Information Society” and “Age of Access” suggest that information is now universally accessible without any form of hindrance. Indeed, the German constitution calls for all citizens to have open access to information. Yet in reality, there are multifarious hurdles to information access – whether physical, economic, intellectual,... more...

  • Beautiful Circuitsby Mark Goble

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 54.99

    Mark Goble revisits the aesthetics of modernism in the early twentieth century, when new modes of communication made the experience of technology an occasion for profound experimentation and reflection. Goble shows how the assimilation of such "old" media technologies as the telegraph, telephone, and phonograph inspired fantasies of connection that... more...

  • Sprachhandlungskoordination in der Chat-Kommunikationby Michael Beißwenger

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    Dieses Buch präsentiert eine grundlegende Studie zur Koordination sprachlichen Handelns in der Chat-Kommunikation. Aufgrund des charakteristischen Einflusses der zugrunde liegenden Technologie erweist sich die Handlungskoordination im Chat – im Vergleich zu Gesprächen – als ein hochgradig individuelles Projekt. Eine Modellierung chatbasierter... more...

  • Medienkonvergenz - Transdisziplinärby Stephan Füssel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.99

    Ziel der interdisziplinären Schriftenreiheist es, die Auswirkungen der Digitalisierung auf die Medien, Kommunikationsformen, Medienmärkte und das Mediennutzungsverhalten zu untersuchen, dieVeränderungsprozesse im sozialen, kulturellen, politischen, ökonomischen und rechtlichen Bereich zu analysieren, um die daraus erwachsenen Potentiale... more...

  • The Handbook of Comparative Communication Researchby Frank Esser; Thomas Hanitzsch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    The Handbook of Comparative Communication Research aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of comparative communication research. It fills an obvious gap in the literature and offers an extensive and interdisciplinary discussion of the general approach of comparative research, its prospect and problems as well as its applications in crucial... more...

  • Psychophysiological Measurement and Meaningby Robert F. Potter; Paul Bolls

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    This research volume serves as a comprehensive resource for psychophysiological research on media responses. It addresses the theoretical underpinnings, methodological techniques, and most recent research in this area. It goes beyond current volumes by placing the research techniques within a context of communication processes and effects as a field,... more...