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  • Crosscultural Transgressionsby Theo Hermans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Crosscultural Transgressions offers explorations and critical assessments of research methods and models in translation studies, and points up new questions and directions.   Ranging from epistemological questions of description and historiography to the politics of language, including the language of translation research, the book tackles issues... more...

  • Medical Translation Step by Stepby Vicent Montalt; Maria González-Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Statistics on the translation market consistently identify medicine as a major thematic area as far as volume or translation is concerned. Vicent Montalt and Maria Gonzalez Davis, both experienced translator trainers at Spanish universities, explain the basics of medical translation and ways of teaching and learning how to translate medical texts.... more...

  • 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...

  • Kirchendolmetschen ? Interpretieren oder Transformieren?by Margarita Zoe Giannoutsou

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 89.54

    Das noch kaum erforschte Kirchendolmetschen im kurzen Konsekutivmodus wird in dieser Studie als eine milieuspezifische Praxis identifiziert und in Bezug auf seine sozialen, rituellen und institutionellen Funktionen im evangelikalen Feld untersucht. Konversationsanalyse und Ethnographie liefern die Grundlagen für die Zusammenführung linguistischer Feinanalysen... 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...

  • 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...

  • Language Typology and Syntactic Description: Volume 3, Grammatical Categories and the Lexiconby Timothy Shopen

    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...

  • How Language Worksby David Crystal

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 17.95

    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...