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English for academic research
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This book is based on a study of referees' reports and letters from journal editors on reasons why papers written by non-native researchers are reject...
Rare earth
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What determines whether complex life will arise on a planet, or even any life at all? Questions such as these are investigated in this groundbreaking ...

In search of lost books
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The gripping and elegiac stories of eight lost books, and the mysterious circumstances behind their disappearances.They exist as a rumour or a fading ...
Beyond journalism
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Among the most significant changes affecting journalism is the emergence of startup culture. Through case studies of journalism startups, this book provides insight into the promises and pitfalls of media entrepreneurship, ultimately recognizing new voices as legitimate participants in the discourse about what journalism is, can be and should be -

Makers and takers
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Is Wall Street bad for Main Street America? A well-told exploration of why our current economy is leaving too many behind. -The New York Times In loo...
Media industry studies
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The study of media industries has become a thriving subfield of media studies. It already comprises a diverse intellectual history, a range of fascinating questions and topics, and many theoretical and methodological frameworks. 'Media Industry Studies' provides the roadmap to this vibrant area of study. Blending a comprehensive overview of foundat

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Despite the criticisms that have been leveled at news organizations in recent years and the many difficulties they face, journalism matters. It matters, argues Schudson, because it orients people daily in the complex and changing worlds in which they live. It matters because it offers a fact-centered, documented approach to pertinent public issues.
Out of our minds
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'Immensely learned and ambitious…seam-bursting eclecticism and polymathic brio… This is by any standards a significant book and its author deserves hi...

Theory of the hashtag
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A short book about the most prominent sign of our times. The simple ` sign is now used so widely that it is easy to overlook the fundamental effects it has had in the structuring of public debate. With its help, statements are bundled together and discourse is organised and amplified around common buzzwords. This method enables us to navigate more
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We think that we live in democracies: in fact, we live in mediarchies. In this major book, Yves Citton maps out the new regime of experience, media and power that he designates by the term 'mediarchy'. This comprehensive and far-reaching book examines the multiple complex ways that the media shape our social, political and personal lives today --

The music industry
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Since the first edition was published in 2009, Patrik Wikstreom's book has become a go-to text for students and scholars. This thoroughly updated third edition provides an international overview of the music industry and its future prospects in the world of global entertainment --
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Instagram is at the heart of global digital culture, having made selfies, filters and square frames an inescapable part of everyday life since it was launched in 2010. This title traces how this quintessential mobile photography app has developed as a platform and a culture. They consider aspects such as the new visual social media aesthetics, the

The book lovers' miscellany
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Ever wondered how ink is made? Or what is the bestselling book of all time? Or which are the oldest known books in the world? Highbrow to lowbrow, al...
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This book is a radical plea for the centrality of experience in the social and human sciences. Lash argues that a large part of the output of the soci...

Digital Life
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Offers a way to think differently about social media, offering insights into distraction, compassion fatigue, privacy, surveillance, identity and solidarity.
What is the history of the book?
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This text introduces the fast-developing field of book history. James Raven, a leading historian of the book, offers a fresh and accessible guide to the global study of the production, dissemination and reception of written and printed texts across all societies and in all ages. Students, teachers, researchers and general readers will benefit from

The Earth and I
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We are buried beneath mountains of fast-accumulating data. In such circumstances, this book, rather than adding to the data load, aims to offer real ...
The book of trees
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Trees are in nature but also in our minds. Their shape have influenced how we communicate via diagrams, link ideas together and illustrate deeper huma...

The Communication Manifesto
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A roadmap for action on social problems through communication studies from a leading star in the field.
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Communication studies is a fragmented field. As a result of its roots in various disciplinary traditions, it is built on fluid intellectual boundaries. Should we worry about this state of dispersion? Waisbord argues that it is impossible to transcend fragmentation, but communication studies is better served by accepting and stimulating differences

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