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  • (Re)presentations and Dialogueby François Cooren; Alain Létourneau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...

  • Statistical Methods for Spoken Dialogue Managementby Blaise Thomson

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Speech is the most natural mode of communication and yet attempts to build systems which support robust habitable conversations between a human and a machine have so far had only limited success. A key reason is that current systems treat speech input as equivalent to a keyboard or mouse, and behaviour is controlled by predefined scripts that try to... more...

  • Perspectives on the Study of Speechby P. D. Eimas; J. L. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Published in the year 1982, Perspectives on the Study of Speech is a valuable contribution to the field of Cognitive Psychology. more...

  • Transformations in Egyptian Journalismby Naomi Sakr

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 25.00

    Egypt?s revolutionary uprising in 2011 raised important questions about the kind of journalism that would be viable in the country?s changing political dynamics. Suddenly the output of bloggers, online radio and social media news operations, which had all formed part of the groundswell of action against dictatorship and repression, posed an explicit... 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...

  • The Politics of Media Policyby Des Freedman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95

    The Politics of Media Policy provides a critical perspective on the dynamics of media policy in the US and UK and offers a comprehensive guide to some of the major points of debate in the media today. While many policymakers boast of the openness and pluralism of their media systems, this book exposes the commitment to market principles that saturates... more...

  • The Art of Conversationby Peter Burke

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    The Art of Conversation is a major contribution to the social history of language - a relatively new field which has become the focus of lively interdisciplinary debate in recent years. Drawing on the work of sociolinguists and others, Burke uses their concept while reserving the right to qualify their theories where the historical record makes this... more...

  • Argumentation in Political Interviewsby Corina Andone

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 128.00

    In Argumentation in Political Interviews Corina Andone uses the pragma-dialectical concept of strategic maneuvering to gain a better understanding of political interviews as argumentative practices. She analyzes and evaluates the way in which politicians react in political interviews to the accusation that the position they currently hold is inconsistent... more...

  • Realismus als Berufby Nikolaus Jackob; Marcus Maurer; Simone C. Ehmig; Stefan Geiß; Gregor Daschmann

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Das Verhältnis von Wirklichkeit und ihrer medialen Darstellung ist seit Jahrzehnten eines der zentralen Themen der Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft. Die Frage, wie die Medien die Realität darstellen, hat für viele Forschungsfelder des Fachs Relevanz - etwa für die Nachrichtenselektionsforschung, politische Kommunikationsforschung,... more...

  • Business and Service Telephone Conversationsby Cecilia Varcasia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 80.00

    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...