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  • Talking Gender and Sexualityby Paul McIlvenny

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00

    This edited volume brings together scholars from psychology, linguistics, sociology and communication science to investigate how performative notions of gender and sexuality can be fruitfully explored with the rich set of tools that have been developed by conversation analysis and discursive psychology for analyzing everyday practical language use,... more...

  • Approaching Dialogueby Per Linell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 180.00

    Approaching Dialogue has its primary focus on the theoretical understanding and empirical analysis of talk-in-interaction. It deals with conversation in general as well as talk within institutions against a backdrop of Conversation Analysis, context-based discourse analysis, social pragmatics, socio-cultural theory and interdisciplinary dialogue... more...

  • On Speech Act Verbsby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 98.00

    This essay concerns the analysis of speech act verbs. It offers a range of ideas which form theoretical preliminaries to the analysis of this phenomenon. more...

  • Diskurse der Gelehrtenkultur in der Frühen Neuzeitby Herbert Jaumann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 293.00

    The Handbook presents a total of 23 exemplary studies of the discourses and complex topics in the culture of scholarship and science in the Early Modern Age (15th - 18th cents.) which set trends and established directions in this epoch between the Middle Ages and the Modern Age. Each study traces its particular dialogue with its variants,... more...

  • Confident Conversationby Mike Bechtle

    Baker Publishing Group 2008; US$ 12.99

    Communication is an art, and anyone--whether shy or outgoing--can improve his or her conversational skills. Dr. Mike Bechtle offers a straightforward guide to making good conversation that works for any personality type. more...

  • Acting Out Participant Examples in the Classroomby Stanton E.F. Wortham

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 149.00

    This volume explores a relational pattern that occurs during one type of speech event — classroom “participant examples.” A participant example describes, as an example of something, an event that includes at least one person also participating in the conversation. Participants with a role in the example have two relevant identities... more...

  • The Logic of Conventional Implicaturesby Christopher Potts

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 49.99

    This book revives the study of conventional implicatures in natural language semantics. H. Paul Grice first defined the concept. Since then his definition has seen much use and many redefinitions, but it has never enjoyed a stable place in linguistic theory. Christopher Potts returns to the original and uses it as a key into two presently under-studied... more...

  • Fortschritte der politischen Kommunikationsforschungby Birgit Krause; Benjamin Fretwurst; Jens Vogelgesang

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    Politische Kommunikation ist seit jeher zentraler Gegenstand kommunikations- und politikwissenschaftlicher Forschung. Mit der Festschrift für Lutz Erbring diskutieren namhafte Autoren wie Manfred Güllner, Otfried Jarren, Wolfgang R. Langenbucher, Friedhelm Neidhardt, Norman H. Nie, Winfried Schulz, Gerhard Vowe die Bedingungen, Funktionsweisen und... more...

  • Medialisierung politischer Organisationenby Patrick Donges

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.95

    Die Mediengesellschaft stellt politische Organisationen wie Parteien vor große Herausforderungen: Die Konkurrenz um die Aufmerksamkeit der Medien wie des Publikums erhöht sich ebenso wie Aufwand und Geschwindigkeit der Kommunikation. Parteien reagieren auf diese Herausforderungen durch den Ausbau von Kommunikationsabteilungen und einer Erhöhung ihrer... more...

  • Politik in der Mediendemokratieby Frank Marcinkowski; Barbara Pfetsch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 69.99

    Die Rolle der Massenmedien im politischen Prozess demokratischer Staaten ist seit einigen Jahren einem grundlegenden Wandel unterworfen. Presse, Hörfunk und Fernsehen wurden lange Zeit als weitgehend passive Vermittlungsinstanzen wahr genommen, die den Publizitätsinteressen demokratischer Politik in einer primär ?dienenden? Funktion gegenüber treten.... more...