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  • Governing European Communicationsby Maria Michalis

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 43.99

    Governing European Communications provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the emergence, dynamics, and evolution of European-level communications governance in the post-war era, focusing on telecommunications and television policies and regulation, and their technological convergence. Concentrating on the EU, the book embeds governance within... more...

  • The Handbook of Classroom Discourse and Interactionby Numa Markee

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    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 Conversation Analysisby Jack Sidnell; Tanya Stivers

    Wiley 2012; US$ 54.95

    Presenting a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of theoretical and descriptive research in the field, The Handbook of Conversation Analysis brings together contributions by leading international experts to provide an invaluable information resource and reference for scholars of social interaction across the areas of conversation analysis, discourse... more...

  • The Handbook of Speech Productionby Melissa A. Redford

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Handlungssprache und Sprechhandlungby Gisela Harras

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 42.00

    This introductory work consists of two parts. In the first part, the most important aspects of analytic speech act theory are described and discussed. A central part of this is defining a general concept of human action and the question of how we communicatively handle actions. In the second part of the introduction, the basic assumptions... more...

  • Historical Dialogue Analysisby Andreas H. Jucker; Gerd Fritz; Franz Lebsanft

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 195.00

    Historical dialogue analysis is a new branch of historical pragmatics. The papers of this interdisciplinary volume contribute to charting the developing field by presenting a survey of recent research from the different traditions of English, German and Romance language studies. Both the introductory paper by the editors and the individual papers deal... more...

  • Indirektheit von Sprechhandlungenby Werner Sökeland

    De Gruyter 1980; US$ 140.00

    Indirektheit von Sprechhandlungen. Eine linguistische Untersuchung more...

  • The Interactive Stanceby Jonathan Ginzburg

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 44.99

    This book presents one of the first attempts at developing a precise, grammatically rooted, theory of conversation motivated by data from real conversations. The theory has descriptive reach from the micro-conversational---e.g. self-repair at the word level - to macro-level phenomena such as multi-party conversation and the characterization of distinct... more...

  • 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...

  • Language and Actionby Danilo Marcondes de Souza Filho

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 102.00

    This work consists of an examination and revision of some of the main theses of Speech Act Theory in relation to the problem of ideology and action-guiding language. Starting from the idea that linguistic philosophy must take into account how the social structure of the linguistic community may influence and direct the way its language is used, a critical... more...