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  • Introduction to Spoken Interaction, Anby Anna-Brita Stenstrom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Describes how conversation works, providing a systematic and exhaustive account of the structure of spoken discourse and the diverse strategies speakers use to have a conversation. It is illustrated throughout with excerpts from genuine conversation and contains numerous exercises with suggested answers based on conversations in the London-Lund Corpus... more...

  • Spoken Corpora and Linguistic Studiesby Tommaso Raso; Heliana Mello

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This article aims to show how a corpus driven theory that analyses speech through information units can better account for Discourse Markers (DM) identification and analysis. We propose that the speech flow can only be properly analyzed if segmented into utterances and tone units through prosodic parameters. Utterances correspond to speech acts and... more...

  • Coarseness in U.S. Public Communicationby Philip Dalton; Eric Mark Kramer

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2012; US$ 32.99

    Proceeding from the assumption that all manner of public communication in the United States is becoming increasingly coarse, this book argues that shared cultural notions of decency are being eroded by market logic?a decision making calculus based solely upon the aggregate preferences of self-interested individuals. more...

  • Eigentlichkeitby Claudia Brinker-von der Heyde; Nina Kalwa; Nina-Maria Klug; Paul Reszke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 137.40

    The volume explores conceptual, methodological, and practical issues related to ideal of authenticity in communication ? that is, speech and writing that appropriately relates to the objective world and at the same time communicates the true intentions of the speaker or author. more...

  • The Handbook of Classroom Discourse and Interactionby Numa Markee

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    Offering an interdisciplinary approach, The Handbook of Classroom Discourse and Interaction presents a series of contributions written by educators and applied linguists that explores the latest research methodologies and theories related to classroom language. • Organized to facilitate a critical understanding of how and why various... more...

  • The Handbook of Speech Productionby Melissa A. Redford

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    The Handbook of Speech Production is the first reference work to provide an overview of this burgeoning area of study. Twenty-four chapters written by an international team of authors examine issues in speech planning, motor control, the physical aspects of speech production, and external factors that impact speech production. Contributions... more...

  • Media and Politics in a Globalizing Worldby Alexa Robertson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Globalization and technological advances have had a dramatic impact on the relationship between media and politics. How can we understand the connection between the two in the present day? Alexa Robertson argues that we cannot understand the power of the one without taking the other into account. This exciting and accessible book provides fresh insight... more...

  • Medienpolitik in der Informationsgesellschaftby Manfred Mai

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 38.20

    Medienpolitik hat sich als ein eigenständiges Politikfeld etabliert. Im Mittelpunkt des Bandes steht die Frage, welche Akteure, Inhalte und Strukturen dieses Politikfeld prägen und wie unter den Bedingungen der Modernen Gesellschaft Medienpolitik möglich ist. more...

  • Creating Social Orientation Through Languageby Andreas Langlotz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This monograph develops a new socio-cognitive theory of sense-making for analyzing the creative management of situated social meaning. Drawing on cognitive-linguistic and social-interactional heuristics in an innovative way, the book both theorizes and demonstrates how embodied cognizers create complex situated conceptualizations of self and other,... more...

  • The Language of Conversationby Francesca Pridham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95

    This accessible satellite textbook in the Routledge Intertext series offers students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis of conversation. Written in a clear, user-friendly style by an experienced teacher, it combines practical activities with texts, accompanied by commentaries and suggestions for further study. It can be used individually... more...