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Global Media Discourse

Author : David Machin
ISBN : 9780415359467
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Language Ideologies And Media Discourse

Author : Sally Johnson
ISBN : 9781441182739
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 70.37 MB
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The study of language ideologies has become a key theme in sociolinguistics over the past decade. It is the study of the relationship between representations of language, on the one hand, and broader aesthetic, economic, moral and political concerns, on the other. Research into the particular role played by media discourse in the construction, reproduction and contestation of such ideologies has been� widely scattered - this book� brings together this emerging field.� It� considers how, in an era of global communication technologies, the media - by which we understand the press, radio, television, cinema, the internet and multimodal gaming - help to disseminate preferred uses of, and ideas about, language.� The book is� tightly focussed on the relationship between language ideologies and media discourse, together with the methods and techniques required for the analysis of that relationship. It also places� emphasis on television and new-media texts,� incorporating and expanding upon recent theoretical insights into visual communication and multimodal discourse analysis. International in scope, this book will also be of interest to students from a wide range of fields including linguistics (particularly sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology), modern languages, education, media studies, communication studies and cultural theory.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Studying Youth Media And Gender In Post Liberalisation India

Author : Nadja-Christina Schneider
ISBN : 9783865965356
Genre : Gang rape
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This volume aims to look both at as well as beyond the ‘Delhi Gang Rape’ through the lens of Indian Media Studies. The editors consider it a critical event, or rather critical media event that needs to be contextualized within a rapidly changing, diversifying and globalizing Indian society which is as much confronted with new ruptures, asymmetries and inequalities as it may still be shaped by the old-established structures of a patriarchal social order. But the volume also looks beyond the ‘Delhi Gang Rape’ and introduces other related thematic areas of an emerging research field which links Youth, Media and Gender Studies.
Category: Gang rape

Global Media Spectacle

Author : Chin-Chuan Lee
ISBN : 0791488160
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Uses Hong Kong’s transfer from Britain to China to explore how media coverage is guided by ideological struggle.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Consumer Culture And The Media

Author : M. Iqani
ISBN : 9781137272133
Genre : Social Science
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How did consumer culture become synonymous with westernised societies? Iqani argues that it is the way it is promoted by media texts. She provides a detailed analysis of publicly displayed consumer magazine covers and engages with big questions about the public, power and identity in mediated consumer culture.
Category: Social Science

Cultural Diversity And Global Media

Author : Eugenia Siapera
ISBN : 9781405180467
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 55.47 MB
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Cultural Diversity and Global Media explores the relationship between the media and multiculturalism. Summarises and critically discusses current approaches to multiculturalism and the media from a global perspecive Explores both the theoretical debates and empirical findings on multiculturalism and the media Assumes the new perspective of mediation of cultural diversity, which critically combines elements of previous theories in order to gain a better understanding of the relationship between the media and cultural diversity Explores media ?moments? of production, representation and consumption, while incorporating arguments on their shifting roles and boundaries Examines separately the role of the internet, which is linked to many changes in patterns of media production, representation and to increased possibilities for diasporic and transnational communication Contains pedagogical features that enable readers to understand and critically engage with the material, and draws upon and reviews an extensive bibliography, providing a useful reference tool.
Category: Social Science

Methods For Critical Discourse Analysis

Author : Ruth Wodak
ISBN : 1446244083
Genre : Social Science
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Methods of Critical Discourse Analysis provides a concise, comprehensible and thoroughly up-to-date introduction to CDA, appropriate for both novice and experienced researchers. This new edition has been updated throughout, with a new introduction contextualizing the development of the CDA approach, and two entirely new chapters on the 'social actor approach' to CDA and the use of quantitative corpus linguistic methods. The editors have brought together contributions from leading experts in the field, who each introduce their own approaches to CDA. Examples are included throughout, demonstrating the value of the method in analyzing a variety of genres of written material on a whole range of topics, including global warming, leadership in management, and globalization. This book will be of great interest to students and researchers in linguistics, sociology and psychology interested in interdisciplinary approaches to coping with topical social problems.
Category: Social Science

Global Media Apocalypse

Author : Jeff Lewis
ISBN : 9781137005458
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 21.33 MB
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The modern world seems trapped between fantasies of infinite pleasure and the prospects of total global catastrophe. Global Media Apocalypse explores these contrary imaginings through an evolving cultural ecology of violence. Articulated through the global media, these apocalyptic fantasies express a profoundly human condition of crisis.
Category: Social Science

The Language Of Crime And Deviance

Author : Andrea Mayr
ISBN : 9781441198914
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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There is now a long tradition of academic literature in media studies and criminology that has analysed how we come to think about crime, deviance and punishment. This book for the first time deals specifically with the role of language in this process, showing how critical linguistic analysis can provide further crucial insights into media representations of crime and criminals. Through case studies the book develops a toolkit for the analysis of language and images in examples taken from a range of media. Â The Language of Crimeand Deviance covers spoken, written and visual media discourses and focuses on a number of specific areas of crime and criminal justice, including media constructions of young people and women; media and the police, 'reality' crime shows; corporate crime; prison and drugs.It is therefore a welcome and valuable contribution to the fields of linguistics, criminology, media and cultural studies.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Civic Discourse

Author : Michael H. Prosser
ISBN : 1567504167
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Presents thought provoking chapters on subjects of vital importance in our intercultural and international arena.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines