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  • Talking Gender and Sexualityby Paul McIlvenny

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00

    This edited volume brings together scholars from psychology, linguistics, sociology and communication science to investigate how performative notions of gender and sexuality can be fruitfully explored with the rich set of tools that have been developed by conversation analysis and discursive psychology for analyzing everyday practical language use,... 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...

  • Approaching Dialogueby Per Linell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 54.00

    Approaching Dialogue has its primary focus on the theoretical understanding and empirical analysis of talk-in-interaction. It deals with conversation in general as well as talk within institutions against a backdrop of Conversation Analysis, context-based discourse analysis, social pragmatics, socio-cultural theory and interdisciplinary dialogue... more...

  • On Speech Act Verbsby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 98.00

    This essay concerns the analysis of speech act verbs. It offers a range of ideas which form theoretical preliminaries to the analysis of this phenomenon. more...

  • Diskurse der Gelehrtenkultur in der Frühen Neuzeitby Herbert Jaumann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 307.00

    The Handbook presents a total of 23 exemplary studies of the discourses and complex topics in the culture of scholarship and science in the Early Modern Age (15th - 18th cents.) which set trends and established directions in this epoch between the Middle Ages and the Modern Age. Each study traces its particular dialogue with its variants,... more...

  • The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policyby Robin Mansell; Marc Raboy

    Wiley 2011; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy offers insights into the boundaries of this field of study, assesses why it is important, who is affected, and with what political, economic, social and cultural consequences. Provides the most up to date and comprehensive collection of essays from top scholars in the field Includes contributions... more...

  • The Logic of Conventional Implicaturesby Christopher Potts

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    This book revives the study of conventional implicatures in natural language semantics. H. Paul Grice first defined the concept. Since then his definition has seen much use and many redefinitions, but it has never enjoyed a stable place in linguistic theory. Christopher Potts returns to the original and uses it as a key into two presently under-studied... more...

  • Acting Out Participant Examples in the Classroomby Stanton E.F. Wortham

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 149.00

    This volume explores a relational pattern that occurs during one type of speech event — classroom “participant examples.” A participant example describes, as an example of something, an event that includes at least one person also participating in the conversation. Participants with a role in the example have two relevant identities... more...

  • Medienpolitik für Europaby Christina Holtz-Bacha

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; Not Available

    Ein Buch über europäische Politik, und sei es auch nur über ein spezifisches Feld wie Medienpolitik, zu schreiben, ist wie der Lauf des Hamsters im Laufrad: Es lässt sich kein Ende finden. Das hat mindestens zwei Gründe: Zum einen gibt es fortwährend und in kurzer Abfolge neue Entwicklungen. Aktivitäten auf der europäischen Ebene rufen Reaktionen in... more...