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  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • Coarseness in U.S. Public Communicationby Philip Dalton; Eric Mark Kramer

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2012; US$ 32.99

    Proceeding from the assumption that all manner of public communication in the United States is becoming increasingly coarse, this book argues that shared cultural notions of decency are being eroded by market logic?a decision making calculus based solely upon the aggregate preferences of self-interested individuals. more...

  • Communicating Beyond Languageby Betsy Rymes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This new book offers a timely and lively appraisal of the concept of communicative repertoires, resources we use to express who we are when in dialogue with others. Each chapter describes and illustrates the communicative resources humans deploy daily, but rarely think about ? not only the multiple languages we use, but how we dress or gesture, how... more...

  • Communication in Humans and Other Animalsby Gisela Håkansson; Jennie Westander

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00

    Communication is a basic behaviour, found across animal species. Human language is often thought of as a unique system, which separates humans from other animals. This textbook serves as a guide to different types of communication, and suggests that each is unique in its own way: human verbal and nonverbal communication, communication in nonhuman primates,... more...

  • Conversationby T. Givón

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 188.00

    The papers in this volume were originally presented at the Symposium on Conversation, held at the University of New Mexico in July 1995. The symposium brought together scholars who work on face-to-face communication from a variety of perspectives: social, cultural, cognitive and communicative. Our aim for both the symposium and this volume has been... more...

  • Conversation Analysisby Gene H. Lerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 173.00

    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...

  • Conversation Analysisby Jack Sidnell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 41.95

    Combining the main findings, methods and analytic techniques of this central approach to language and social interaction, along with real-life examples and step-by-step explanations, Conversation Analysis is the ideal student guide to the field. Introduces the main findings, methods and analytic techniques of conversation analysis (CA) –... more...

  • 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...