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  • Translating for Childrenby Ritta Oittinen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Translating for Children is not a book on translations of children's literature, but a book on translating for children. It concentrates on human action in translation and focuses on the translator, the translation process, and translating for children, in particular. Translators bring to the translation their cultural heritage, their reading experience,... more...

  • Learning Languages, Learning Life Skillsby Riitta Jaatinen

    Springer US 2007; US$ 143.17

    Learning Languages, Learning Life Skills offers an autobiographical reflexive approach to foreign language education. The orientation of the book is practical, containing rich descriptions of language learning situations including authentic language use and student stories. Teaching, including planning, methods, classroom work and evaluation, and... more...

  • Families, Status and Dynastiesby Riitta Jallinoja

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 95.53

    This book takes a novel approach to family, exploring in detail how status is inherited and maintained within families; the process of upward social mobility; and how the roots of social decline start within families. The author also examines how rigidly status equivalence determines choice of spouse. Exceptionally extensive in its coverage, the... more...

  • Global Families, Inequality and Transnational Adoptionby Riitta Högbacka

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.90

    This book looks at the simultaneous processes of making and un-making of families that are part of the adoption practice. Whereas most studies on transnational adoption concentrate on the adoptive family, the author identifies not only the happy occasion when a family gains a child, but also the sorrow and loss of the child to its family of origin.... more...

  • Cultural History of Early Modern European Streetsby Riitta Laitinen; Thomas Cohen

    BRILL 2009; US$ 138.00

    Six essays explore the evolving cultural and material life of the early modern European street, a contested place of shaded meanings where public met private space, and state and society vied for control of urban form. more...

  • Families and Kinship in Contemporary Europeby Professor Riitta Jallinoja; Professor Eric Widmer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 107.00

    Instead of seeing the family as a 'monolithic' entity, as though separate from its surroundings, this new approach draws attention to assemblages of various types that in different constellations and through different transactions relate people to each other as families and kin. more...

  • Übersetzung objektorientierter Programmiersprachenby Bernhard Bauer; Riitta Höllerer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 8.92

    Dieses Lehrbuch vermittelt Studierenden und Praktikern die Grundlagen für die Entwicklung von Übersetzern für objektorientierte Programmiersprachen. In einem Theorieteil werden zunächst ausführlich und anschaulich die Konzepte dieser Sprachen und ihrer Übersetzung behandelt, so daß der Leser einen umfassenden Überblick über die verschiedenen Übersetzungstechniken... more...

  • Tapping and Mapping the Processes of Translation and Interpretingby Sonja Tirkkonen-Condit; Riitta Jääskeläinen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 143.00

    This volume brings together cognitive psychologists, interpreting scholars and translation researchers, who look at the process phenomena involved in translation and interpreting (T/I) from various linguistic vantage points. The focus is on methodology and the problems that loom large in a multidisciplinary discipline. The authors include Annette de... more...

  • North Sámiby Lily Kahn; Riitta-Liisa Valijärvi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    North Sámi: An Essential Grammar is the first book of Sámi grammar to be published in English. The book provides: a clear and comprehensive overview of modern Sámi grammar including examples drawn from authentic texts of various genres. a systematic order of topics beginning with the alphabet and phonology, continuing with nominal and... more...

  • MEGby Peter Hansen; Morten Kringelbach; Riitta Salmelin

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 194.99

    This is the first comprehensive introduction to MEG. Bringing together the leading researchers to provide the basic tools for planning and executing MEG experiments, as well as analyzing and interpreting the resulting data, it is a complete basic reference source for those interested in exploring or already using MEG. more...