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  • Sequence Organization in Interaction: Volume 1by Emanuel A. Schegloff

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    The first volume in an authoritative series by Emanuel Schegloff on Conversation Analysis. more...

  • Public Sentinelby Pippa Norris

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99

    The purpose of this book is to inform governance advisors about the vital role of the news media for governance reform. This book approaches the issue of news media and governance with three broad questions that it attempts to answer on the basis of quantitative data and case studies.• First, a normative approach asks: What ideal roles should... more...

  • Abhandlung über die bedeutsamen Verhaltensweisen der Sprache. [Tractatus de Modis significandi.]by Thomas von Erfurt; Stephan Grotz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    Der lange dem Duns Scotus zugeschriebene Traktat des Thomas von Erfurt wird hier erstmals in einer deutschen Übersetzung vorgestellt. Er gilt als der abschließende Höhepunkt der spekulativen Grammatik, einer der gewichtigsten Ausformungen der spätmittelalterlichen Sprachtheorie. Von Bedeutung dürfte dieser Text aber nicht nur für Mediävisten sein.... more...

  • On Dialogueby David Bohm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    David Bohm is considered one of the best physicists of all time. He also had a deep interest in human communication and creativity. Influential in both management and communication theory in what is known 'Bohm Dialogue', On Dialogue is both inspiring and pioneering. Bohm considers the origin and very meaning of dialogue, reflecting on what gets in... more...

  • Oral and Nonverbal Expressionby Ivan Muse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 9.95

    With this book, principals will become more successful at communicating with difficult people, delivering speeches, and will maximize the effectiveness of groups and committees. more...

  • Talking Voicesby Deborah Tannen

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book, first published in 2007, provides a clear framework for understanding how ordinary conversation creates meaning and establishes relationships. more...

  • The Language of Turn and Sequenceby Cecilia E. Ford; Barbara A. Fox; Sandra A. Thompson

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99

    This collection of previously unpublished, cutting-edge research discusses the conversation analysis (CA) approach to understanding language use. CA is the dominant theory for analyzing the social use of language and is concerned with the description of how speakers engage in conversation and other forms of social interaction involving language. Its... more...

  • The Linguistics of Speechby William A. Jr. Kretzschmar

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    An insightful study that proposes a unified theory of speech through which conflicting ideas about language might be understood. more...

  • Beyond Rhetorical Questionsby Irene Koshik

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 158.00

    This book uses Conversation Analysis methodology to analyze rhetorical and other questions that are designed to convey assertions, rather than seek new information. It shows how these question sequences unfold interactionally in naturally-occurring talk in a variety of settings, e.g., friends arguing over the phone, parents disciplining children, news... more...

  • Bilingual Couples Talkby Ingrid Piller

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00

    This sociolinguistic study of the linguistic practices of bilingual couples describes the conditions, processes and results of private language contact. It is based on a unique corpus of more than 20 hours of private conversations between partners in bilingual marriages. Adding to its breadth of coverage, these private conversations are supplemented... more...