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  • Der WDR und andere Katastrophen? eine Analyse der deutschen Medienlandschaftby Jürgen Bellers

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 14.56

    Schon jeder hat wohl schon einmal im Stillen gedacht, ob das denn richtig ist, was da im Fernsehen berichtet wird, insbesondere bei ARD und ZDF. Ist wirklich alles so schlecht? Warum wird über 50 Occupy-Demonstranten vor der EZB berichtet, nicht aber über die gegen Abtreibung mit 10.000 Leuten? Warum sind die Medien fast einheitlich gegen Putins Rußland... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 44.00

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

  • Talking Voicesby Deborah Tannen

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

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

  • The Linguistics of Speechby William A. Jr. Kretzschmar

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00

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

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

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 149.99

    This collection of previously unpublished, cutting-edge research discusses the conversation analysis (CA) approach to understanding language use.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...

  • Conversation Analysisby Gene H. Lerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 83.00

    This collection assembles early, yet previously unpublished research into the practices that organize conversational interaction by many of the central figures in the development and advancement of Conversation Analysis as a discipline. Using the methods of sequential analysis as first developed by Harvey Sacks, the authors produce detailed empirical... more...

  • Emotion in Dialogic Interactionby Edda Weigand

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 158.00

    This volume contains a selection of papers given at the European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop on ?Emotion in Dialogic Interaction? at the University of Münster in October 2002. In the literature, the complex network of ?emotion in dialogic interaction? is mostly addressed by reducing the complex and separating emotions or defining them by... more...

  • Essays in Speech Act Theoryby Daniel Vanderveken; Susumu Kubo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 66.00

    Any study of communication must take into account the nature and role of speech acts in a broad context. This book addresses questions such as: - What do we mean? - How do we say it? and - How is it understood? in the broad context of universal, socio-cultural and psychological issues that bear on human communication. It presents an overview of current... more...

  • Features of Naturalness in Conversationby Martin Warren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00

    The study describes a detailed and original piece of research work, investigating a very important genre of human communication, and that is conversation. It provides a definition of the genre of conversation by describing nine features of conversation, namely multiple sources, discourse coherence, language as doing, co-operation, unfolding, open-endedness,... more...

  • Getting Acquainted in Conversationby Jan Svennevig

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 180.00

    What makes a ‘getting acquainted’ a recognizable conversational activity, and how are interpersonal relationships established in a first conversation? This book presents a theoretical framework for the study of relationship management in conversation and an empirical study of a corpus of initial interactions. It provides detailed descriptions... more...