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- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 52.99
Eugenic thought and practice swept the world from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century in a remarkable transnational phenomenon. Eugenics informed social and scientific policy across the political spectrum, from liberal welfare measures in emerging social-democratic states to feminist ambitions for birth control, from public health campaigns... more...
- For Beginners 2015; US$ 15.95
A concise, accessible introduction to the great linguist who shaped the study of language for the 20th century,á Saussure for Beginners áputs the challenging ideas of Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) into clear and illuminating terms, focusing on the unifying principles of his teachings and showing how his thoughts on linguistics migrated to anthropology.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00
The grammatical literature on Dutch generally distinguishes two “passive” alternatives to the active double object construction, one of which, the so-called krijgen -passive is a fairly recent addition to the grammar, the earliest reported examples dating from around 1900. The present chapter addresses the early and subsequent history... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 158.00
Large-scale migration after WWII and the prominence of Jamaican Creole in the media have promoted its use all around the globe. Deterritorialisation has entailed the contact-induced transformation of Jamaican Creole in diaspora communities and its adoption by ?crossers?. Taking sociolinguistic globalisation yet a step further, this monograph investigates... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
This book proposes a new theoretical and methodological approach to the investigation and explanation of intercultural differences in conflict management strategies and relational (politeness) strategies in workplace settings, taking the Chinese workplace as its focus. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
Internationalisation has had a forceful impact on universities across the Anglophone world. This book reviews what we know about interaction in the Anglophone university classroom, describes the challenges students and tutors face, and illustrates how they can overcome these challenges by drawing on their own experiences and practices. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 44.00
Third in a three-volume survey exploring the syntactic and morphological structures of the world's languages. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 20.00
Steven Pinker meets Bill Bryson in this landmark exploration of language. In the author's own words, " How Language Works is not about music, cookery, or sex. But it is about how we talk about music, cookery, and sex-or, indeed, anything at all." Language is so fundamental to everyday life that we take it for granted. But as David Crystal makes... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 47.45
Focusing on the phonologies of children with functional (non-organic) speech disorders, this volume reports the latest findings in optimality theory, phonological acquisition and disorders. more...