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The Peter Lang Publishing Group consists of companies based in various countries and markets its books worldwide.

Peter Lang, who founded the group, came from a family of renowned Swiss booksellers and publishers. He learned the technical side of publishing in his father's firm before founding his own company.

In 1970, he created Peter Lang GmbH in Frankfurt am Main, which has now expanded to have representation in many German and Austrian cities. Peter Lang AG in Bern became the head office in 1977 and is still the central point for many of the group's activities, such as marketing, sales and distribution.

Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. in New York was created in 1982, Peter Lang AG (now Peter Lang Ltd) was founded in Oxford in 1996, and P.I.E.-Peter Lang was opened in Brussels in 1999.


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The 21st Century Media (R)evolution: Emergent Communication Practices- Second Edition

(2013)  | 9781433123511 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book
AUD 87.95 (inc. GST), AUD 79.95 (ex. GST),
The emergence of what are called ‘new media’ and ‘social media’ is oneof the most discussed topics in contemporary societies. Because media and publiccommunication are mostly analyzed within particular theoretical frameworks andwithin specific disciplinary fields, polarized views have been created...

The State of Welfare: Comparative Studies of the Welfare State at the End of the Long Boom, 1965–1980

(2017)  | 9781787071032 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 24/2/2019
AUD 132.95 (inc. GST), AUD 120.86 (ex. GST),
The period after 1945 saw a rapid growth in social welfare, with the statetaking on increasing responsibility for pensions, health care, unemploymentrelief and income support. In Western democracies economic growth underpinnedstate investment and was reinforced by demands from the new social movements...

Feedback: The Communication of Praise, Criticism, and Advice

Douglas, Karen M. Hornsey, Matthew J. Sutton, Robbie M.
(2012)  | 9781433105111 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 17/4/2019
AUD 76.95 (inc. GST), AUD 69.95 (ex. GST),
This is the first book devoted to the multidisciplinary study of feedback. Itpresents a comprehensive, evidence-based review of the make-or-break factorsthat determine the efficacy of criticism, praise, and advice. Its sections dealwith fundamental processes of feedback; the problems associated with...

Challenging Communication Research

(2014)  | 9781433125355 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 23/4/2019
AUD 79.95 (inc. GST), AUD 72.68 (ex. GST),
Communication scholarship has not enjoyed the same kind of theoretical cohesionor ontological security as some disciplines. The field’s intellectual «rovingeye» and resistance to establishing a single core body of knowledge hasinspired serial rounds of soul-searching and existential doubt amongcommunication...

Social Media and Participatory Democracy: Public Notice and the World Wide Web

(2014)  | 9781433123016 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 16/4/2019
AUD 81.95 (inc. GST), AUD 74.50 (ex. GST),
Public notices are usually provided in the form of a document when something isabout to be done or recently has been done by government. For about two hundredyears these notices have often taken the form of legal notices placed asclassified ads in newspapers.With the onset of social media, government...

Newest & Forthcoming Releases

Language Shift in Southern New England: Morphosyntactic Variation in Franco-American French

(2019)  | 9781433115226 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 16/4/2019
AUD 202.95 (inc. GST), AUD 184.50 (ex. GST),
Coming in July 2019
Although the Franco-American communities of Southbridge, Massachusetts, andWoonsocket, Rhode Island, have much in common historically, the shift fromFrench to English has advanced to differing degrees in the two locations. Inthis book, Louis Edward Stelling explores morphosyntactic variation and theadvance...

Applied Interdisciplinary Peirce Studies

(2019)  | 9783631791509 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 16/4/2019
AUD 126.95 (inc. GST), AUD 115.41 (ex. GST),
Coming in July 2019

Playing Shakespeare's Villains

Fantasia, Louis.
(2019)  | 9781433153273 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 16/4/2019
AUD 191.95 (inc. GST), AUD 174.50 (ex. GST),
Coming in July 2019
The essays in Playing Shakespeare’s Villains trouble our assumptions ofwhat—and who—constitutes "villainy" in Shakespeare’s works, throughprobing and provocative analyses of the murky moral logics at play in theBard’s oeuvre. Shakespeare spreads before us a panoply of evil, villainy andamorality...

Vida escénica de La Celestina en la España posfranquista, 1976-2016

(2019)  | 9781787071995 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 10/3/2019
AUD 128.95 (inc. GST), AUD 117.23 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2019
Forthcoming

Contrasting Arguments: The Culture War and The Clash in Education

Pemantle, Oscar.
(2019)  | 9781433151651 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 24/2/2019
AUD 192.95 (inc. GST), AUD 175.41 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2019
Contrasting Arguments: The Culture War and The Clash in Education is a smallstudy that presents the variable story of the culture wars and the clash ineducation from the point of view of the principle actors on the two sides. Thismakes it a very different story from the one told by their disciples andfollowers...

New Media, Communication, and Society: A Fast, Straightforward Examination of Key Topics

(2019)  | 9781433145292 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 16/4/2019
AUD 112.95 (inc. GST), AUD 102.68 (ex. GST),
Coming in May 2019
New Media, Communication, and Society is a fast, straightforward examination ofkey topics which will be useful and engaging for both students and professors.It connects students to wide-ranging resources and challenges them to developtheir own opinions. Moreover, it encourages students to develop media...

Ma: Materiality in Teaching and Learning

Sameshima, Pauline. Sinner, Anita. White, Boyd.
(2019)  | 9781433134500 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 16/4/2019
AUD 102.95 (inc. GST), AUD 93.59 (ex. GST),
Coming in May 2019
Ma is a curriculum. The Japanese concept of ma refers to the interval betweentwo markers. Ma is somatically constructed by a deliberate, attentiveconsciousness to what simultaneously is expressed, repressed, or suppressedbetween two structures. In a dialectic exploration, the spaces between—private/public,...

Ma: Materiality in Teaching and Learning

Sameshima, Pauline. Sinner, Anita. White, Boyd.
(2019)  | 9781433134517 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 16/4/2019
AUD 265.99 (inc. GST), AUD 241.81 (ex. GST),
Coming in May 2019
Ma is a curriculum. The Japanese concept of ma refers to the interval betweentwo markers. Ma is somatically constructed by a deliberate, attentiveconsciousness to what simultaneously is expressed, repressed, or suppressedbetween two structures. In a dialectic exploration, the spaces between—private/public,...

Movements on the Streets and in Schools: State Repression, Neoliberal Reforms, and Oaxaca Teacher Counterpedagogies

Sadlier, Stephen.
(2019)  | 9781433153815 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 16/4/2019
AUD 265.99 (inc. GST), AUD 241.81 (ex. GST),
Coming in May 2019
Research links social movement and education, but almost no related studiesaddress classroom practices. Oaxacan teachers in this ethnography are politicaland pedagogical pioneers who move between the streets and schools. Movements onthe Streets and in Schools materializes from the practices of politics,...

Movements on the Streets and in Schools: State Repression, Neoliberal Reforms, and Oaxaca Teacher Counterpedagogies

Sadlier, Stephen.
(2019)  | 9781433153822 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 16/4/2019
AUD 102.95 (inc. GST), AUD 93.59 (ex. GST),
Coming in May 2019
Research links social movement and education, but almost no related studiesaddress classroom practices. Oaxacan teachers in this ethnography are politicaland pedagogical pioneers who move between the streets and schools. Movements onthe Streets and in Schools materializes from the practices of politics,...

 

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