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  • Sprechakte und Sprachfunktionenby G÷tz Beck

    De Gruyter 1980; US$ 133.00

    Sprechakte Und Sprachfunktionen: Untersuchungen Zur Handlungsstruktur Der Sprache Und Ihren Grenzen. more...

  • Academic Listeningby John Flowerdew

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 28.00

    A collection of original papers by researchers working in the field which comprehensively addresses the area of second language academic listening. more...

  • Der Sitz der Sprache im Lebenby Fritz Hermanns; Heidrun Kńmper; Angelika Linke; Martin Wengeler

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    '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 for the... more...

  • (Re)presentations and Dialogueby Franšois Cooren; Alain LÚtourneau

    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...

  • Statistical Methods for Spoken Dialogue Managementby Blaise Thomson

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Speech is the most natural mode of communication and yet attempts to build systems which support robust habitable conversations between a human and a machine have so far had only limited success. A key reason is that current systems treat speech input as equivalent to a keyboard or mouse, and behaviour is controlled by predefined scripts that try to... more...

  • Transformations in Egyptian Journalismby Naomi Sakr

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 25.00

    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...

  • Argumentation in Political Interviewsby Corina Andone

    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...

  • Changing Concepts of Timeby Harold A. Innis; James W. Carey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 31.99

    This classic book, Harold A. Innis's last, returns to print with a new introduction by James W. Carey. An elaboration of Innis's earlier theories, Changing Concepts of Time looks at then-new technological changes in communication and considers the different ways in which space and time are perceived. Innis explores military implications of the U.S.... more...

  • Realismus als Berufby Nikolaus Jackob; Marcus Maurer; Simone C. Ehmig; Stefan Gei▀; Gregor Daschmann

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Das Verhältnis von Wirklichkeit und ihrer medialen Darstellung ist seit Jahrzehnten eines der zentralen Themen der Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft. Die Frage, wie die Medien die Realität darstellen, hat für viele Forschungsfelder des Fachs Relevanz - etwa für die Nachrichtenselektionsforschung, politische Kommunikationsforschung,... more...

  • Business and Service Telephone Conversationsby Cecilia Varcasia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    This book considers the sequential deployment of the receiver's response to the caller's request in telephone service encounters between native speakers in the U.K, Germany and Italy analysing the different response formats and their grammatical configuration. more...