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  • The Handbook of Speech Productionby Melissa A. Redford

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    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$ 18.81

    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...

  • Talk in Actionby John Heritage; Steven Clayman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 48.95 US$ 42.42

    Talk in Action examines the language, identity, and interaction of social institutions, introducing students to the research methodology of Conversation Analysis. Features a unique focus on real-world applications of CA by examining four institutional domains: calls to emergency numbers, doctor-patient interaction, courtroom trials, and mass communication,... more...

  • The Art of Conversationby Peter Burke

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    The Art of Conversation is a major contribution to the social history of language - a relatively new field which has become the focus of lively interdisciplinary debate in recent years. Drawing on the work of sociolinguists and others, Burke uses their concept while reserving the right to qualify their theories where the historical record makes... 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...

  • The Crisis of Public Communicationby Jay Blumler; Michael Gurevitch

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Politics and the Mass Media in Britainby Ralph Negrine

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    This fully-updated new edition of Politics and the Mass Media provides a comprehensive introduction to the role of mass communications in politics at all levels, from election campaigns, news reports and lobbying groups to the media activities of pressure groups. The relationship between politics, politicians and the media is a matter of increasingly... more...

  • Foundations of Speech Act Theoryby S.L. Tsohatzidis

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Foundations of Speech Act Theory investigates the importance of speech act theory to the problem of meaning in linguistics and philosophy. The papers in this volume, written by respected philosophers and linguists, significantly advance standards of debate in this area. Beginning with a detailed introduction to the individual contributors, this... more...