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Equinox Publishing Ltd

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  • The Five-Minute Linguistby E.M. Rickerson; Barry Hilton

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 15.15

    The Five- Minute Linguist: Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages takes a new approach to making accurate and up-to-date knowledge about language accessible in a non-academic way. It consists of 60 short chapters adapted from the weekly scripts of a popular U.S. public radio series on language. more...

  • Being Prezby Dave Gelly

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 28.45

    Lester Young (1909-1959) was one of the great jazz masters, whose tenor saxophone playing brought new levels of expressiveness and subtlety to the jazz language. This book follows Lester Young through his life in a rapidly changing world, showing how the music of this exceptionally sensitive man was affected by his experiences. more...

  • Jazz Visionsby Peter Ind

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2005; US$ 18.95

    A biography of Lennie Tristano, the blind pianist who was one of jazz's most extraordinary innovators. more...

  • Applied Linguistics at the Interfaceby Mike Baynham; Alice Deignan; Goodith White

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2004; US$ 31.30

    The theme of this volume, a selection of papers from the 2003 conference of the British Association of Applied Linguistics, celebrates the productive interface between Applied Linguistics research and other disciplinary ways of knowing, forms of professional practice and issues of public concern. more...

  • Dialogue in Focus Groupsby Ivana Markova; Per Linell; Michele Grossen

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 28.45

    In contrast to a vast literature that provides information and guides about focus groups as a methodological tool, this book is an introduction to understanding focus groups as analytical means exploring socially shared knowledge, e.g. social representations of AIDS, biotechnology or democracy, beliefs and lay explanations of social phenomena. more...

  • Functional Dimensions of Ape-Human Discourseby James D. Benson; William S. Greaves

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2005; US$ 90.25

    Functional Dimensions of Ape-Human Discourse asks the question ‘what do interactions between apes and humans mediated by language tell us?’. In order to answer this question the authors explore language-in-context, drawing on a multi-leveled, multi-functional linguistics. The levels are context of culture, context of situation, semantics,... more...

  • Language in Psychiatryby Jonathan Fine

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 52.25

    This book is designed to enable clinicians and clinicians in training to become sensitive to a wide range of language phenomena that are important for the diagnosis, treatment and research of psychiatric disorders. more...

  • Meaningful Arrangementby Edward McDonald

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 28.45

    This book takes apart and problematises the whole process of identifying and explaining the patterning of words in sentences. It brings together two concepts – syntax and text – that are normally treated separately, and shows how they can best be understood in relation to each other. more...

  • Origin and Evolution of Languagesby Bernard Laks

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 42.75

    Origin and Evolution of Languages has a strong interdisciplinary flavour designed to highlight the true complexity of the debates in the field. Many of the models and theories conjectured can only receive their validation from a convergence of arguments developed across disciplines. The book underscores this dimension by including contribution from... more...

  • Suffixal Rivalry in Adjective Formationby Zeki Hamawand

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 42.75

    This book deals with adjectival suffixes in English. Its scope of analysis is confined to the formation of adjective pairs that share a single root but end in different suffixes. Theoretically, the book adopts Cognitive Semantics and attempts to substantiate some of its tenets. One tenet is that a linguistic item is polysemous by nature. On this basis,... more...