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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 162.87
'linguistic history as a history of mentalities', 'linguistic hermeneutics', and 'affective lexis' - these are examples of the interdisciplinary concepts that Fritz Hermanns introduced to stimulate the crossover between linguistics and cultural studies. This volume presents these concepts for the first time alongside Hermanns?s terminology... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00
This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 20.00
Egypt?s revolutionary uprising in 2011 raised important questions about the kind of journalism that would be viable in the country?s changing political dynamics. Suddenly the output of bloggers, online radio and social media news operations, which had all formed part of the groundswell of action against dictatorship and repression, posed an explicit... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 54.00
Communication is a basic behaviour, found across animal species. Human language is often thought of as a unique system, which separates humans from other animals. This textbook serves as a guide to different types of communication, and suggests that each is unique in its own way: human verbal and nonverbal communication, communication in nonhuman primates,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
This book is about how we present our selves in everyday talk and interaction. Selves and conversations are skilful accomplishments requiring trust, dependency, and co-ordination. They are produced by multiple partners co-operating in the production of social events. The self is a 'performed character' - a 'dramatic effect' in Goffman's terms - which... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36
The Politics of Media Policy provides a critical perspective on the dynamics of media policy in the US and UK and offers a comprehensive guide to some of the major points of debate in the media today. While many policymakers boast of the openness and pluralism of their media systems, this book exposes the commitment to market principles that saturates... more...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 128.00
In Argumentation in Political Interviews Corina Andone uses the pragma-dialectical concept of strategic maneuvering to gain a better understanding of political interviews as argumentative practices. She analyzes and evaluates the way in which politicians react in political interviews to the accusation that the position they currently hold is inconsistent... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 46.99
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...