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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 173.00
Any study of communication must take into account the nature and role of speech acts in a broad context. This book addresses questions such as: - What do we mean? - How do we say it? and - How is it understood? in the broad context of universal, socio-cultural and psychological issues that bear on human communication. It presents an overview of current... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 195.00
This collection of original papers by eminent phoneticians, linguists and sociologists offers the most recent findings on phonetic design in interactional discourse available in an edited collection. The chapters examine the organization of phonetic detail in relation to social actions in talk-in-interaction based on data drawn from diverse languages:... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 149.00
This book proposes an original policy framework for addressing hate speech. Gelber argues that a policy designed to provide support to affected groups and communities to enable them to speak back when hate speech occurs, is a more useful way of addressing the harms of hate speech than punitive measures. She suggests that ?speaking back? allows the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00
The study describes a detailed and original piece of research work, investigating a very important genre of human communication, and that is conversation. It provides a definition of the genre of conversation by describing nine features of conversation, namely multiple sources, discourse coherence, language as doing, co-operation, unfolding, open-endedness,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 188.00
This volume is a collection of current work at the interface of linguistics and conversation analysis. The focus is on linguistic items in their action contexts: syntactic structures and lexical items in data from natural conversations in six European languages: Danish, English, Finnish, German, Italian and Swedish. Some of the studies deal with similar... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 173.00
Drawing on the methods of conversation analysis and ethnography, this book sets out to examine the epistemological practices of Indo-Guyanese villagers as these are revealed in their talk and daily conduct. Based on over eighty-five hours of conversation recorded during twelve months of ethnographic fieldwork, the book describes both the social distribution... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00
This edited volume brings together scholars from psychology, linguistics, sociology and communication science to investigate how performative notions of gender and sexuality can be fruitfully explored with the rich set of tools that have been developed by conversation analysis and discursive psychology for analyzing everyday practical language use,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 180.00
What makes a ‘getting acquainted’ a recognizable conversational activity, and how are interpersonal relationships established in a first conversation? This book presents a theoretical framework for the study of relationship management in conversation and an empirical study of a corpus of initial interactions. It provides detailed descriptions... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 165.00
This book offers an HPSG-based discourse grammar for a controlled language (Air Traffic Control) that allows the identification of well-formed discourse patterns. A formalisation of discourse theoretical structures that occur especially in crisis situations that involve potential aviation disasters is introduced. Of particular importance in this context... more...
- Campus Verlag 2007; US$ 49.59
Hauptbeschreibung Aufbauend auf »Der Anerkennende Erfahrungsaustausch« (Campus 2004) zeigen die Autoren anhand von Erfahrungsberichten von Managern, Betriebsräten und Mitarbeitern, wie man die Stärken des Modells ausbauen sowie Schwächen und Probleme beheben kann. Fragebögen und Checklisten ergänzen den Praxisnutzen des Buches und erläutern, wie... more...