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  • Spatial Language and Dialogueby Kenny R. Coventry; Thora Tenbrink; John Bateman

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    This book considers how people talk about the location of objects and places. The book reports on the latest developments in the field of spatial language and sets an agenda for future research on spatial conceptualization and communication in cognitive science, computer science, psychology, and linguistics. more...

  • Abhandlung über die bedeutsamen Verhaltensweisen der Sprache. [Tractatus de Modis significandi.]by Thomas von Erfurt; Stephan Grotz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    Der lange dem Duns Scotus zugeschriebene Traktat des Thomas von Erfurt wird hier erstmals in einer deutschen Übersetzung vorgestellt. Er gilt als der abschließende Höhepunkt der spekulativen Grammatik, einer der gewichtigsten Ausformungen der spätmittelalterlichen Sprachtheorie. Von Bedeutung dürfte dieser Text aber nicht nur für Mediävisten sein.... more...

  • On Dialogueby David Bohm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    David Bohm is considered one of the best physicists of all time. He also had a deep interest in human communication and creativity. Influential in both management and communication theory in what is known 'Bohm Dialogue', On Dialogue is both inspiring and pioneering. Bohm considers the origin and very meaning of dialogue, reflecting on what gets in... more...

  • Oral and Nonverbal Expressionby Ivan Muse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 9.95

    With this book, principals will become more successful at communicating with difficult people, delivering speeches, and will maximize the effectiveness of groups and committees. more...

  • Conditional Press Influence in Politicsby Adam J. Schiffer

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 34.99

    This book theorizes and tests the conditions under which the press is a powerful political institution, and when it cedes its power to other institutions and actors. It gives a theoretical framework and substantive case studies to aid scholars across a wide area of American politics in understanding the news media's role in American politics. more...

  • Conversation Analysisby Gene H. Lerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 83.00

    This collection assembles early, yet previously unpublished research into the practices that organize conversational interaction by many of the central figures in the development and advancement of Conversation Analysis as a discipline. Using the methods of sequential analysis as first developed by Harvey Sacks, the authors produce detailed empirical... more...

  • Emotion in Dialogic Interactionby Edda Weigand

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 158.00

    This volume contains a selection of papers given at the European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop on ?Emotion in Dialogic Interaction? at the University of Münster in October 2002. In the literature, the complex network of ?emotion in dialogic interaction? is mostly addressed by reducing the complex and separating emotions or defining them by... more...

  • Essays in Speech Act Theoryby Daniel Vanderveken; Susumu Kubo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 66.00

    Any study of communication must take into account the nature and role of speech acts in a broad context. This book addresses questions such as: - What do we mean? - How do we say it? and - How is it understood? in the broad context of universal, socio-cultural and psychological issues that bear on human communication. It presents an overview of current... more...

  • Features of Naturalness in Conversationby Martin Warren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00

    The study describes a detailed and original piece of research work, investigating a very important genre of human communication, and that is conversation. It provides a definition of the genre of conversation by describing nine features of conversation, namely multiple sources, discourse coherence, language as doing, co-operation, unfolding, open-endedness,... more...

  • Getting Acquainted in Conversationby Jan Svennevig

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 180.00

    What makes a ‘getting acquainted’ a recognizable conversational activity, and how are interpersonal relationships established in a first conversation? This book presents a theoretical framework for the study of relationship management in conversation and an empirical study of a corpus of initial interactions. It provides detailed descriptions... more...