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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 43.00
Third in a three-volume survey exploring the syntactic and morphological structures of the world's languages. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 29.99
Will computers and robots ever think and communicate the way humans do? When a computer crosses the threshold into self-consciousness, will it immediately jump into the Internet and create a World Mind? This is an exploration of both the philosophical and methodological issues surrounding the search for true artificial intelligence. 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...