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Language, Media and Culture
The Key Concepts

ISBN 9781138047075
Published August 14, 2018 by Routledge
180 Pages

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Book Description

Language, Media and Culture: The Key Concepts is an authoritative and indispensable guide to the essential terminology of the overlapping fields of Language, Media and Culture. Designed to give students and researchers ‘tools for thinking with’ in addressing major issues of communicative change in the 21st century, the book covers over 500 concepts as well as containing an extensive bibliography to aid further study. Subjects covered include:

  • Authenticity
  • Truthiness
  • Structures of feeling
  • Turn-taking
  • Transitivity
  • Validity claims

With cross referencing and further reading provided throughout, this book provides an inclusive map of the discipline, and is an essential reference work for students in communication, media, journalism and cultural studies, as well as for students of language and linguistics.

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Martin Montgomery is Emeritus Professor of Literary Linguistics at the University of Macau, China, where he was formerly Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Head of the Departments of English and of Communication. He is also Visiting Professor at the University of Strathclyde, UK, where he served as Head of the Department of English Studies and Director of the Scottish Centre for Journalism Studies.