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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95
Code Switching, the alternating use of two or more languages ation, has become an increasingly topical and important field of research. Now available in paperback, Code-Switching in Conversation brings together contributions from a wide variety of sociolinguistics settings in which the phenomenon is observed. It addresses not only the structure and... more...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
Discusses the implications of employment stability and flexibility for workers security and decent work. Shows the relationship between different industrial relation systems and labour market flexibility, stability and security. Finds that a cluster of OECD countries that might be called "numerically flexible" does in fact demonstrate... more...
- International Labour Office 2001; US$ 5.00
Focuses on the case when labour is displaced permanently as a consequence of structural change. Considers prevention, internal and external adjustment thereto, and urges to anticipate changes in technology and work organization. more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 70.00
Why do languages allow us to say 'the same thing' in so many different ways? One of the answers is that in saying what we want to say, we always position ourselves in social space as well, by speaking differently from relevant other social actors or groups. This volume explores how variability in language is exploited (and maintained) in order to perform... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 102.00
Code-switching and related phenomena have met with linguists? increasing interest over the last decade. However, much of the research has been restricted to the structural (grammatical) properties of the use of two languages in conversation; scholars who have tried to capture the interactive meaning of switching have often failed to go beyond more... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 524.00
Proceeding from 22 authorsand 22 different concepts, the book provides an overview of the essential present-day knowledge of the analysis of linguistic interaction. The authors selected include not only linguists, but also major sociologists, culturalscientists, and language philosophers, as well as some recent authors of rank. more...
- Elsevier Science 1979; US$ 72.95
Advances in Energy Systems and Technology intends to furnish a detailed and critical review of timely topics within the general field of energy. Considerable attention is given to the subject of solar energy in this volume; a very timely question of obvious long-range consequences, however, is what forms of solar technology hold forth the promise of... more...
- Elsevier Science 1982; US$ 72.95
Advances in Energy Systems and Technology: Volume 3 present articles that provides a critical review of specific topics within the general field of energy. It discusses the energy conservation in transportation. It addresses all modes of transportation in its discussion. Some of the topics covered in the book are the role of natural gas in domestic... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Advances in Energy Systems and Technology present the first volume of articles that provides a critical review of specific topics within the general field of energy. It discusses the technological issues in a broader systems context. It addresses the technical factors underlying energy developments. Some of the topics covered in the book are the introduction... more...