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  • Judith Butlerby Paula-Irene Villa

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 15.78

    Das Werk von Judith Butler übt seit zwei Jahrzehnten nachhaltigen Einfluss auf viele Debatten in den Sozial-, Kultur- und Geisteswissenschaften aus. Auch in den Feuilletons sowie in politischen Auseinandersetzungen ist sie immer wieder präsent. 1991 erschien ihr vieldiskutiertes Buch "Das Unbehagen der Geschlechter" mit der provokanten These,... more...

  • Classroom discourse in EFL teaching: A cross-cultural perspectiveby Katrin Strobelberger

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 47.35

    Hauptbeschreibung This study analyses examples of classroom discourse, one of the most important influences on students' experience in schools, in EFL classes. The central idea of the author's enquiry is to compare classroom discourse in two secondary schools in two European countries, namely Austria on the one hand, and Spain on the other hand.... more...

  • Chunkingby Hans Jürgen Heringer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 62.62

    Hauptbeschreibung Synonymensammlungen und Synonymenbücher haben eine lange Tradition und alte Praxis. Aber sie sind weder theoretisch noch empirisch recht fundiert. Mit diesem Buch werden korpusbasiert deutsche Synonyme als Chunks gewonnen und präsentiert. Dabei werden jeweils vier Synonyme in einem Cluster kontrastiert. Das Neuartige hieran ist,... more...

  • English on the Moveby Annette Kern-Stähler; David Britain

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 51.57

    Hauptbeschreibung All the world seems to be on the move." So began Sheller and Urry's declaration of a 'new mobilities paradigm', a critique of what they called the sedentarism of contemporary social theory. In linguistic, literary and cultural studies, mobility and movement have been receiving increasing critical attention for at least two decades.... more...

  • Critical ELT Practices in Asiaby Kiwan Sung; Rod Pederson

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    This is the first, and long awaited work on critical approaches to teaching English for the purposes of democracy and social justice that challenges the current views of ELT, such as English being merely a tool for communication or the acquisition of basic skills or high test scores for advancement in education and the marketplace. - A timely work... more...

  • Dictionnaire Étymologique des Éléments Francais du Luxembourgeoisby Geneviève Bender-Berland; Johannes Kramer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 50.95

    Hauptbeschreibung La langue nationale du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, le luxembourgeois,est la langue d'origine germanique comportant le plus grand nombre d'éléments français, mais jusqu'à ce jour aucune étude linguistique d'importance n'a été entreprise dans ce domaine, de sorte que l'absence d'un dictionnaire présentant l'histoire des éléments français... more...

  • Red Herrings and White Elephantsby Albert Jack; Ama Page

    John Blake 2007; US$ 9.99

    Have you ever wondered what phrases such as 'square meal', 'load of old codswallop', 'egg on your face' or 'in the limelight' mean? Where do they come from? Have you ever taken a moment to wonder what we say actually means? The origins of hundreds of common phrases are explained in this irreverent journey through the most fascinating and richest... more...

  • Ars Persuasionis: Entre doute et certitude.by Bernard Durand

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 55.19

    Hauptbeschreibung Les rapports qui s'établissent lors d'un procès entre justiciables et juges, mêlent arguments de droit et attitudes de «rapprochement». C'est ainsi qu'au de là dela force de la preuve, du poids des témoins ou des arguments mis en avant par les parties, cet ouvrage souligne quantité de procédés qui servent aux juges à «se persuader»:... more...

  • Who?s afraid of??by Marion Gymnich

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 42.09

    Fear in its many facets appears to constitute an intriguing and compelling subject matter for writers and screenwriters alike. The contributions address fictional representations and explorations of fear in different genres and different periods of literary and cultural history. The topics include representations of political violence and political... more...