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- 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...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 180.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 293.00
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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 51.95
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...
- Baker Publishing Group 2008; US$ 12.99
Communication is an art, and anyone--whether shy or outgoing--can improve his or her conversational skills. Dr. Mike Bechtle offers a straightforward guide to making good conversation that works for any personality type. more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 59.99
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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.95
Die Mediengesellschaft stellt politische Organisationen wie Parteien vor große Herausforderungen: Die Konkurrenz um die Aufmerksamkeit der Medien wie des Publikums erhöht sich ebenso wie Aufwand und Geschwindigkeit der Kommunikation. Parteien reagieren auf diese Herausforderungen durch den Ausbau von Kommunikationsabteilungen und einer Erhöhung ihrer... more...