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Oral communication. Speech

  • 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...

  • Culture and Identity through English as a Lingua Francaby Will Baker

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 108.82

    The use of English as a lingua franca (ELF) on a global scale forces a reassessment of our understanding of the relationships between language, culture and identity in intercultural communication. This book outlines how we might conceive of this relationship in the fluid communicative practices of ELF, which leads to a revaluation of notions... more...

  • The Handbook of Classroom Discourse and Interactionby Numa Markee

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    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 Speech Productionby Melissa A. Redford

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    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...

  • Arab Media Mogulsby Naomi Sakr

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 14.95

    People are on the move across the Arab world, organizing politically in new ways. The Arab media have also undergone a transformation and are still in a state of flux. It is therefore crucial to be able to discuss political initiatives in the region in the light of media developments. This authoritative book answers key questions about the connections... 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...

  • Eigentlichkeitby Claudia Brinker-von der Heyde; Nina Kalwa; Nina-Maria Klug; Paul Reszke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 141.48

    The volume explores conceptual, methodological, and practical issues related to ideal of authenticity in communication ? that is, speech and writing that appropriately relates to the objective world and at the same time communicates the true intentions of the speaker or author. more...

  • Mythos Globalisierungby Kai Hafez

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 27.44

    Trotz aller erkennbarer Zeichen der "Globalisierung" ist das Feld der internationalen Kommunikation, ist die "Informationsgesellschaft" in den meisten Bereichen noch immer ein Nebenschauplatz der öffentlichen Kommunikation. Ob Auslandsberichterstattung, Satellitenfernsehen, das Internet, Filmproduktion oder andere Gebiete der Medienproduktion und -nutzung:... more...

  • Whistled Languagesby Julien Meyer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 108.86

    The main focus of this monograph on whistled speech is the result of a worldwide inquiry primarily based on the author?s unprecedented fieldwork and laboratory experience. The different questions raised by the origin and the evolution of whistled forms of languages are also explored, including the role of environmental constraints in the emergence... more...

  • Media Independenceby James Bennett; Niki Strange

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Media independence is central to the organization, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of the press as the "fourth estate" and the rise of Hollywood?s... more...