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  • Argumentation and Healthby Sara Rubinelli; A. Francisca Snoeck Henkemans

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 120.00

    This chapter is concerned with the reasons why sometimes good arguments in health communication leaflets fail to convince the targeted audience. As an illustrative example it uses the age-dependent eligibility of women in the Netherlands to receive routine breast cancer screening examinations: according to Dutch regulations women under 50 are ineligible... more...

  • Trust and Discourseby Katja Pelsmaekers; Geert Jacobs; Craig Rollo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Trust and Discourse: Organizational perspectives offers a timely collection of new articles on the relationship between discursive practices in organizational or institutional contexts and the psychological/moral category of trust. As globalization, the drive for efficiency and accountability, and increased time pressure lead groups and individuals... more...

  • Translation: A Multidisciplinary Approachby Juliane House

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 30.00

    The cross-linguistic and cross-cultural practice of translation is a field of rapidly growing international importance. World-renowned experts offer new and multidisciplinary insights on this subject, viewing translation as social action and intercultural communication, and as a phenomenon of languages in contact and a socio-cognitive process. more...

  • The Evaluation of Language Regimesby Michele Gazzola

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Building on existing analytical frameworks, this book provides a new methodology allowing different language policies in international multilingual organisations (or ?language regimes?) to be compared and evaluated on the basis of criteria such as efficiency and fairness. It explains step-by-step how to organise the evaluation of language regimes and... more...

  • Pragmatic Development in First Language Acquisitionby Danielle Matthews

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This chapter highlights the growing need and importance of assessing young children’s pragmatic language abilities given such factors as the increasing recognition of disproportionate difficulties in pragmatics among different clinical groups, the rise of more usage-based and functional approaches to language acquisition and competence, and evidence... more...

  • Language, Space and Mindby Paul Chilton

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    A new approach to linguistic meaning and grammatical constructions based on simple geometric principles. more...

  • Raising Bilingual Childrenby Maritere Rodriguez Bellas

    Atria Books 2014; Not Available

    For most immigrant parents in America today, raising bilingual children is not a choice or a decision, but rather a way of life. Yet teaching children their parents? native language often comes second to ensuring they are proficient in English so they can thrive in school and later reach leadership positions in the workplace. In addition, the task... more...

  • Raising Bilingual Childrenby Maritere Rodriguez Bellas

    Atria Books 2014; Not Available

    For most immigrant parents in America today, raising bilingual children is not a choice or a decision, but rather a way of life. Yet teaching children their parents? native language often comes second to ensuring they are proficient in English so they can thrive in school and later reach leadership positions in the workplace. In addition, the task... more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropologyby N. J. Enfield; Paul Kockelman; Jack Sidnell

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 128.00

    An essential reference guide, this state-of-the-field survey covers a wide range of topics, approaches and theories in linguistic anthropology. more...

  • Analysing Discourseby Norman Fairclough

    Routledge 2003; US$ 44.95

    This accessible introduction to text and discourse analysis will help all students and researchers who rely on real language data to get the most out of their resources. more...