Global Media Discourse

A Critical Introduction

Author: David Machin,Theo Van Leeuwen

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415359465

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 188

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Civic Discourse

Intercultural, International, and Global Media

Author: Michael H. Prosser,K. S. Sitaram

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781567504163

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 508

View: 8938

Presents thought provoking chapters on subjects of vital importance in our intercultural and international arena.
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Language Ideologies and Media Discourse

Texts, Practices, Politics

Author: Sally Johnson,Tommaso M. Milani

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 144118273X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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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.
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Studying Youth, Media and Gender in Post-Liberalisation India

Focus on and beyond the ‘Delhi Gang Rape’

Author: Nadja-Christina Schneider,Fritzi-Marie Titzmann

Publisher: Frank & Timme GmbH

ISBN: 3865965350

Category: Gang rape

Page: 218

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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.
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Consumer Culture and the Media

Magazines in the Public Eye

Author: M. Iqani

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137272139

Category: Social Science

Page: 190

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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.
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Global Entertainment Media: A Critical Introduction

Author: Lee Artz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118955463

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

View: 6241

Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations ofcomplex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates thecrucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergenceof transitional capitalism. Examines the influence of global entertainment media on theemergence of transnational capitalism, providing a framework forexplaining and understanding world culture as part of changingclass relations and media practices Uses action adventure movies to demonstrate the complexrelationship between international media political economy,entertainment content, global culture, and cultural hegemony Draws on examples of public and community media in Venezuelaand Latin America to illustrate the relations between governmentpolicies, media structures, public access to media, and mediacontent Engagingly written with crisp and controversial commentary toboth inform and entertain readers Includes student-friendly features such as fully-integratedcall out boxes with definitions of terms and concepts, and listsand summaries of transnational entertainment media
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Political Islam and Global Media

The boundaries of religious identity

Author: Noha Mellor,Khalil Rinnawi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317267095

Category: Political Science

Page: 288

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The development of new and social networking sites, as well as the growth of transnational Arab television, has triggered a debate about the rise in transnational political and religious identification, as individuals and groups negotiate this new triad of media, religion and culture. This book examines the implications of new media on the rise of political Islam and on Islamic religious identity in the Arab Middle East and North Africa, as well as among Muslim Arab Diasporas. Undoubtedly, the process of globalization, especially in the field of media and ICTs, challenges the cultural and religious systems, particularly in terms of identity formation. Across the world, Arab Muslims have embraced new media not only as a source of information but also as a source of guidance and fatwas, thereby transforming Muslim practices and rituals. This volume brings together chapters from a range of specialists working in the field, presenting a variety of case studies on new media, identity formation and political Islam in Muslim communities both within and beyond the MENA region. Offering new insight into the influence of media exposure on national, political, and cultural boundaries of the Islamic identity, this book is a valuable resource for students and scholars of Middle Eastern politics, specifically political Islam and political communication.
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Methods for Critical Discourse Analysis

Author: Ruth Wodak,Michael Meyer

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446244081

Category: Social Science

Page: 216

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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.
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The Language of Crime and Deviance

An Introduction to Critical Linguistic Analysis in Media and Popular Culture

Author: Andrea Mayr,David Machin

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441158774

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 246

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Looks at the study of crime and deviance through written, spoken and visual representation.
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Global Discourse in Fractured Times

Perspectives on Journalism, Media, Education, and Politics

Author: Yahya R. Kamalipour

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1527514641

Category: Law

Page: 307

View: 8397

Communication and information, facilitated by the internet and social media, play a highly influential role in the daily lives of peoples around the world. Drawing attention to many contemporary issues, the contents of this eclectic, multifaceted, international, and well-researched volume are engaging, thought-provoking, and informative. This book will be of great value to researchers and media professionals, and will serve as an essential resource for senior and graduate-level college courses in international communication, cultural studies, mass media, journalism, political communication, and related subjects.
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Global Media Spectacle

News War over Hong Kong

Author: Chin-Chuan Lee,Joseph Man Chan,Zhongdang Pan,Clement Y K So

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791488164

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 270

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Uses Hong Kong’s transfer from Britain to China to explore how media coverage is guided by ideological struggle.
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Cultural Diversity and Global Media

The Mediation of Difference

Author: Eugenia Siapera

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405180463

Category: Social Science

Page: 222

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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.
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Civic Discourse

Multiculturalism, Cultural Diversity, and Global Communication

Author: K. S. Sitaram,Michael H. Prosser

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781567504101

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 493

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Links the role of civic discourse and communication to their connections to civil society, both domestically and on a global basis.
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Investigating Media Discourse

Author: ANNE O'KEEFFE

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134219067

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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Investigating Media Discourse explores spoken interactions in the media, drawing on contemporary sources from the English speaking world including chat shows, radio phone-ins and political interviews with leaders such as Tony Blair and George W.Bush. The main theoretical framework used in this work is influenced by Goffman, where each media encounter is viewed as a three-way participation framework involving the broadcaster, interviewee and audience, all of whom shape the interaction. The spoken media interactions are analysed from this viewpoint to illustrate how they are managed, how pseudo-relationships are established and maintained and how ‘others’ are created. O’Keefe brings together methodologies of discourse analysis, conversation analysis and corpus linguistics allowing the media extracts to be explored from different perspectives whilst providing multiple insights. Investigating Media Discourse will appeal to students and researchers of applied linguistics, english language and media. Anne O’Keeffe is Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at the Department of English Language and Literature, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland.
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The Handbook of Global Media Research

Author: Ingrid Volkmer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118255305

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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Bringing together the perspectives of more than 40 internationallyacclaimed authors, The Handbook of Global Media Researchexplores competing methodologies in the dynamic field oftransnational media and communications, providing valuable insightinto research practice in a globalized media landscape. Provides a framework for the critical debate of comparativemedia research Posits transnational media research as reflective of advancedglobalization processes, and explores its roles andresponsibilities Articulates the key themes and competing methodologicalapproaches in a dynamic and developing field Showcases the perspectives and ideas of 30 leadinginternationally acclaimed scholars Offers a platform for the discussion of crucial issues from avariety of theoretical, methodical and practical viewpoints
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Global Media, Culture, and Identity

Theory, Cases, and Approaches

Author: Rohit Chopra

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415877903

Category: Social Science

Page: 258

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This edited volume examines the ways that global media shapes relations between place, culture, and identity. Through the included essays, Chopra and Gajjala offer a mix of theoretical reflections and empirical case studies that will help readers understand how the media can shape cultural identities and, conversely, how cultural formations can influence the political economy of global media. The interdisciplinary, international scholars gathered here push the discussion of what it means to do global media studies beyond uncritical celebrations of the global media technologies (or globalization) as well as beyond perspectives that are a priori dismissive of the possibilities of global media. Some of the key questions and themes that the international contributors explore within the text include: Is the global audience of global television the same as the global audience of the internet? Can we conceptualize the global culture-media-identity dynamic beyond the discourse of postcolonialism? How does the globalization of media affect feelings of nationalism? How is the growth of a consumer "global middle class" spread, and resisted, through media? Global Media, Identity, and Culture takes a comparative media approach to addressing these, and other, issues across media forms including print, television, film, and new media
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Global Media Apocalypse

Pleasure, Violence and the Cultural Imaginings of Doom

Author: Jeff Lewis

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137005459

Category: Social Science

Page: 228

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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.
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Contemporary Arab Broadcast Media

Author: El Mustapha Lahlali

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748688641

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

View: 9507

This book presents a detailed study of the three dominant Arab media channels - Al-Jazeera, Al-Hurra and Al-Arabia - and their role post-9/11.
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The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy

Author: Robin Mansell,Marc Raboy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444395424

Category: Social Science

Page: 600

View: 8662

The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy offers insights into the boundaries of this field of study, assesses why it is important, who is affected, and with what political, economic, social and cultural consequences. Provides the most up to date and comprehensive collection of essays from top scholars in the field Includes contributions from western and eastern Europe, North and Central America, Africa and Asia Offers new conceptual frameworks and new methodologies for mapping the contours of emergent global media and communication policy Draws on theory and empirical research to offer multiple perspectives on the local, national, regional and global forums in which policy debate occurs
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