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  • Health and Risk Communicationby Rodney Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    Health and Risk Communication provides a critical and comprehensive overview of the core issues surrounding health and risk communication from the perspective of applied linguistics. It outlines the ways applied linguistics differs from other methods of understanding health and risk communication, assesses the benefits and limitations of the... more...

  • Imaginary Logicby Rodney Jones

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 15.99

    In the Days of Magical Realism I went everywhere with invisible camera crew and musicians. Portaged by lust, convinced it was beauty. Washington, early spring, 1976, three girls moving away from the cab, speaking French, as I crawled in, and one, faux-blond, with pearls, decked out in hotpants and shawl ? I saw her as a zoologist sees a pet... more...

  • Salvation Bluesby Rodney Jones

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2007; US$ 14.95

    Rodney Jones has been called "the supreme example of the southern human person speaking in American poetry" (Southern Review) and one of the nation's "best, most generous, and most brilliantly readable poets" (Poetry). Salvation Blues traces the career of this popular narrative poet through one hundred choice poems, including twenty-four bold new... more...

  • Discourse and Creativityby Rodney Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.99

    Discourse and Creativity examines the way different approaches to discourse analysis conceptualize the notion of creativity and address it analytically. It includes examples of studies of creativity from a variety of traditions and examines the following key areas, how people interpret and use discourse, the processes and practices of discourse... more...

  • Discourse in Actionby Rodney H Jones; Sigrid Norris

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    From emails relating to adoption over the Internet to discussions in the airline cockpit, the spoken or written texts we produce can have significant social consequences. The area of Mediated Discourse Analysis considers texts in their social and cultural contexts to explore the actions individuals take with texts - and the consequences of those actions.... more...

  • Understanding Digital Literaciesby Rodney H. Jones; Christoph A. Hafner

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95

    Assuming no knowledge of linguistics, Understanding Digital Literacies provides an accessible and timely introduction to new media literacies. It supplies readers with the theoretical and analytical tools with which to explore the linguistic and social impact of a host of new digital literacy practices. Each chapter in the volume covers a different... more...

  • Advances in Discourse Studiesby Vijay Bhatia; John Flowerdew; Rodney H. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95

    Methods of approaching the study of discourse have developed rapidly in the last ten years, influenced by a growing interdisciplinary spirit among linguistics and anthropology, sociology, cognitive and cultural psychology and cultural studies, as well as among established sub-fields within linguistics itself. Among the more recent developments are... more...

  • Functional Grammar in the ESL Classroomby Dr Rodney H. Jones; Dr Graham Lock

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 38.00

    A set of easy to use techniques helps students discover for themselves how grammar works in real world contexts and how grammatical choices are not just about form but about meaning. Sample teaching ideas, covering a wide range of grammatical topics including verb tense, voice, reference and the organization of texts, accompanies each procedure. more...

  • Discourse and Digital Practicesby Rodney H Jones; Alice Chik; Christoph A Hafner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Discourse and Digital Practices shows how tools from discourse analysis can be used to help us understand new communication practices associated with digital media, from video gaming and social networking to apps and photo sharing. This cutting-edge book: draws together fourteen eminent scholars in the field including James Paul Gee,... more...

  • Intercultural Communicationby Ron Scollon; Suzanne Wong Scollon; Rodney H. Jones

    Wiley 2011; US$ 48.95

    "There really is no other book on intercultural communication as deep, rigorous, and innovative as this one. Already a classic, its third edition ensures that it will remain the key source in the area. At the same time, it is one of the best books on discourse analysis available today." ? James Paul Gee, Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of... more...