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  • The Origins of Responsibilityby François Raffoul

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 21.20

    François Raffoul approaches the concept of responsibility in a manner that is distinct from its traditional interpretation as accountability of the willful subject. Exploring responsibility in the works of Nietzsche, Sartre, Levinas, Heidegger, and Derrida, Raffoul identifies decisive moments in the ... more...

  • The Phantom of Rue Royaleby Jean-François Parot; Howard Curtis

    Gallic Books 2009; US$ 11.99

    Paris is in mourning. At the fireworks display marking the Dauphin's marriage to Marie Antoinette, hundreds of people have been injured or crushed to death. Yet not all the victims died accidentally...This tragic incident yields a new case for Commissioner Le Floch when a strangled woman is found amongst the other corpses.The investigation will lead... more...

  • The Man with the Lead Stomachby Jean-François Parot; Michael Glencross

    Gallic Books 2009; US$ 11.99

    October 1761 finds the newly-promoted Commisioner Le Floch on duty at a royal performance of Rameau's latest work.Events take a dramatic turn and Nicolas is soon embarked on his second major investigation when the body of a prominent courtier's son is found.The initial evidence points to suicide, but Le Floch's instincts tell him he is dealing with... more...

  • The Saint-Florentin murdersby Jean-François Parot; Howard Curtis

    Gallic Books 2010; US$ 11.99

    At the court of young King Louis XVI , conspiracies abound...Under the distrustful eye of his new boss at the Chatelet, Nicolas Le Floch investigates the bizarre death of a maid at the home of Monsieur de Saint-Florentin, the King's minister. When a second murder is washed up by the Seine with the same curious injuries, events begin to gather pace,... more...

  • The Organizing Property of Communicationby François Cooren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00

    What is an organization? What are the building blocks that ultimately constitute this social form, so pervasive in our daily life? Like Augustine facing the problem of time, we all know what an organization is, but we seem unable to explain it. This book brings an original answer by mobilizing concepts traditionally reserved to linguistics, analytical... more...

  • Interacting and Organizingby Francois Cooren

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This work provides an exceptional case study, shedding light onto the functioning of an actual corporate board of directors. It presents analysis of a series of corporate management meetings shown in the 1974 documentary film, Corporation: After Mr. Sam . The film chronicles the discussion and communication processes as a company considers how to... more...

  • Organizational Discourseby Francois Cooren

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    How can we study organizations from a discursive perspective? What are the characteristics, strengths and weaknesses of each perspective on organizational discourse? To what extent do discourse and communication constitute the organizational world? This accessible book addresses these questions by showing how classical organizational themes, objects... more...

  • Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Regionby Fran?ois Molle

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The catchment area of the Mekong River and its tributaries extends from China, through Burma/Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and to Vietnam. The water resources of the Mekong region - from the Irrawaddy and Nu-Salween in the west, across the Chao Phraya to the Lancang-Mekong and Red River in the east- are increasingly contested. Governments, companies,... more...

  • Action and Agency in Dialogueby François Cooren; Bruno Latour

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00

    What happens when people communicate or dialogue with each other? This is the daunting question that this book proposes to address by starting from a controversial hypothesis: What if human interactants were not the only ones to be considered, paraphrasing Austin (1962), as ?doing things with words?? That is, what if other ?things? could also be granted... more...

  • (Re)presentations and Dialogueby François Cooren; Alain Létourneau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...