Communication & Social Order

  • Discursive Acts: Language, Signs, and Selves book cover

    Discursive Acts

    Language, Signs, and Selves, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Perinbanayagam

    Language, Signs and Selves applies conversational analysis to the discourse of everyday life and its roles in social behavior. The explanation offered of the complex elements and processes of language use is theoretically and empirically grounded, synthesizing European post structuralist theory and…

    Paperback – 2010-09-15
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  • An Ecology of Communication: Cultural Formats of Control book cover

    An Ecology of Communication

    Cultural Formats of Control, 1st Edition

    By David Altheide

    Altheide's new book advances the argument set in motion some years ago with Media Logic and continued in Media Worlds in the Postjournalism Era: that in our age, information technology and the communication environments it posits have affected the private and the social spheres of all our power…

    Hardback – 1995-12-31
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  • Soviet Cinematography, 1918-1991: Ideological Conflict and Social Reality book cover

    Soviet Cinematography, 1918-1991

    Ideological Conflict and Social Reality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dmitry Shlapentokh

    With a historical sweep that recent events have made definitive, the authors examine the influence of Soviet ideology on the presentation of social reality in films produced in the Soviet Union between the October Revolution and the final days of glasnost. Within the framework of an introduction…

    Paperback – 1993-12-31
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  • Discreet Indiscretions: The Social Organization of Gossip book cover

    Discreet Indiscretions

    The Social Organization of Gossip, 1st Edition

    By Jorg Bergmann

    Paperback – 1993-12-31
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  • Speaking of Life: Horizons of Meaning for Nursing Home Residents book cover

    Speaking of Life

    Horizons of Meaning for Nursing Home Residents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaber Gubrium

    In one of his earlier books, Living and Dying at Murray Manor, the author availed himself of ethnographic techniques to explore the experience of life in a nursing home. This volume extends that exploration to an assessment of the quality of long-term care provided to residents of nursing homes,…

    Paperback – 1993-01-12
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  • Sentiments and Acts book cover

    Sentiments and Acts

    1st Edition

    By Fred Pestello

    The relation between attitudes and behavior has been of enduring concern to social scientists over the past half century. The present volume is a sequel to a landmark theoretical and methodological critique of the literature on that relationship, published by the first author, Dr. Deutscher, in…

    Paperback – 1993-01-03
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  • Organizational Communication book cover

    Organizational Communication

    1st Edition

    By Peter Manning

    Hardback – 1992-12-31
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  • The Micropolitics of Knowledge: Communication and Indirect Control in Workgroups book cover

    The Micropolitics of Knowledge

    Communication and Indirect Control in Workgroups, 1st Edition

    By Emmanuel Lazega

    For many years Emmanuel Lazega has explored communication behavior and decision-making processes of small workgroups within larger organizations. To account for the knowledge claims of members of those groups, and for the ways in which such claims are legitimated collectively and translated into…

    Hardback – 1992-12-31
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  • Durkheim and Postmodern Culture book cover

    Durkheim and Postmodern Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stjepan Mestrovic

    The present work is an elaboration of the author's previous efforts in Emile Durkheim and the Reformation of Sociology (1988) and The Coming Fin de Sibcle (1991) to demonstrate Durkheim's neglected relevance to the postmodern discourse. The aims include finding affinities between our fin de sibcle…

    Paperback – 1992-12-31
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  • Parallels: The Soldier's Knowledge and the Oral History of Contemporary Warfare book cover

    Parallels

    The Soldier's Knowledge and the Oral History of Contemporary Warfare, 1st Edition

    By Michael Madden

    Parallels reclaims the experience of American and Soviet participants in the two longest and most devastating episodes of contemporary warfare: Vietnam and Afghanistan. The volume is constructed directly from the narratives and recollection of surviving veterans, and encapsulates the voiced "…

    Paperback – 1992-12-31
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  • Writing the Social Text: Poetics and Politics in Social Science Discourse book cover

    Writing the Social Text

    Poetics and Politics in Social Science Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Brown

    During the past decade, it has become commonplace to interpret social and cultural reality-the very groundwork of the social sciences-as linguistic constructions. Not only is society viewed as a text, but scientific texts themselves are seen as rhetorical constructions.This collection of scholarly…

    Paperback – 1992-12-31
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  • Media Worlds in the Postjournalism Era book cover

    Media Worlds in the Postjournalism Era

    1st Edition

    By David Altheide

    The concept of media logic, a theoretical framework for explaining the relationship between mass media and culture, was first introduced in Altheide and Snow's influential work, Media Logic. In Media Worlds in the Postjournalism Era, the authors expand their analysis of how organizational…

    Hardback – 1991-12-31
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  • Hollywood Shot by Shot: Alcoholism in American Cinema book cover

    Hollywood Shot by Shot

    Alcoholism in American Cinema, 1st Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    To what extent have Hollywood feature films shaped the meanings that Americans attach to alcoholics, their families, and the alcoholic condition? To what extent has the mass culture of the movie industry itself been conceptually shaped by a broad, external societal discourse? Norman Denzin brings…

    Paperback – 1991-12-31
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  • Discursive Acts book cover

    Discursive Acts

    1st Edition

    By Robert Perinbanayagam

    Paperback – 1991-12-31
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  • Industrialization as an Agent of Social Change: A Critical Analysis book cover

    Industrialization as an Agent of Social Change

    A Critical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Blumer

    Herbert Blumer wrote continuously and voluminously, and consequently left a vast array of unpublished work at the time of his death in 1987. This posthumously published volume testifies further to his perceptive analysis of large-scale social organizations and elegant application of symbolic…

    Paperback – 1990-12-31
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  • Symbols and Artifacts: Views of the Corporate Landscape book cover

    Symbols and Artifacts

    Views of the Corporate Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Pasquale Gagliardi

    This book contains papers, presented at an international conference organized by the Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism in Milan, that provide details on how corporate artifacts are invested with meaning, are related to control, and can be used as cultural indicators in research.…

    Paperback – 1990-12-30
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  • Becoming Mature: Childhood Ghosts and Spirits in Adult Life book cover

    Becoming Mature

    Childhood Ghosts and Spirits in Adult Life, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Bentz

    Paperback – 1989-12-31
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