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- Double Dragon Publishing 2009; US$ 5.99
Becca knows she?s a monster. No amount of philanthropy or repentance can change that fact. Now in her seventies, she?s seen it all and is ready to die. Becca?s survived the world?s near extinction, and witnessed the planet transformed by cosmological catastrophe into an unfamiliar landscape and sky. She's seen it all, but nothing... more...
- How To Books 2009; US$ 7.38
This book will inspire you to write, even if you have only a few minutes to spare. It may also change the way you think about writing. Drawing on a mix of disciplines, including psychology, art, linguistics, and advertising, each chapter offers you a writing-related discussion, followed by a five-minute exercise. Whether you are a beginner writer,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00
The study presented in this paper examines the context-dependence and dialogue functions of the contrastive markers of Italian ma (but), invece (instead), mentre (while) and però (nevertheless) within task-oriented dialogues. Corpus data evidence their sensitivity to a acognitive interpersonal context, conceived as a common ground . Such a... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 147.00
In the humanities and social sciences, context is one of those terms which is frequently used and frequently referred to, but hardly made explicit. This book proposes a model for describing the multifaceted connectedness between language and language use, and between cognitive context, linguistic context, social context and sociocultural context and... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 6.24
Der Nahost-Konflikt gilt als der älteste ungelöste Regionalkonflikt von internationaler Bedeutung. Seine Ursprünge reichen bis in das späte 19. Jahrhundert zurück. Doch streng genommen gibt es den ?Nahost-Konflikt? nicht. Was unter diesem Begriff firmiert, sind zwischen lokal, regional und global handelnden Akteuren vielfach verknüpfte Beziehungen,... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 4.45
Der Nahostkonflikt ist ein Schlüsselelement der internationalen Beziehungen. In diesem Buch werden sowohl der innere Kern des Konflikts als auch die internationalen Dimensionen auf knappem Raum dargestellt. more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 8.99
Now that pornography is on the Internet, its political and social functions have changed. So contends Margret Grebowicz in this imperative philosophical analysis of Internet porn. The production and consumption of Internet porn, in her account, are a symptom of the obsession with self-exposure in today's social networking media, which is, in turn,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00
Using political discourses produced from below, i.e. by the common people in Cameroon rather than by prominent politicians, this chapter illustrates how the social act of thanking is realised in the written political discourse sub-genre called ‘motions of support’. These are letters read on radio or TV or published in newspapers, addressed... more...