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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 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 63.66
This volume presents an interactional perspective on linguistic variability that takes into account the construction of social identities through the formation of social communicative styles. It shows that style is a useful category in bridging the gap between single parameter variation and social identity. Social positioning, i.e., finding... 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 2013; US$ 26.49
Proceeding from 22 authors and 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, cultural scientists, and language philosophers, as well as some recent authors of rank. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Advances in Energy Systems and Technology, Volume 2, is intended to furnish a detailed and critical review of timely topics within the general field of energy. The breadth of coverage is greater than that generally found in journal review articles. Thus, the collection of chapters contained within this serial will serve as a valuable reference work... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; 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...