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  • Central American Englishby

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 135.00

    This volume is about the Anglophone creoles to be found on the Caribbean coast of Central America (Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama), and its offshore islands (Providencia, San Andrés and the Caymans) . The study of these Anglophone varieties is comparatively recent and based on current field work from Belize to Panama. One of the interesting... more...

  • Game Theory and Linguistic Meaningby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 120.00

    This is the first book to collect research on game-theoretic tools in the analysis of language with particular reference to semantics and pragmatics. Games are significant, because they pertain equally to pragmatics and semantics of natural language. The book provides an overview of the variety of ways in which game theory is used in the analysis of... more...

  • Index of Verb Forms in Thucydidesby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 115.00

    In providing easy access to the verb system in Thucydides, this index is an invaluable tool for researching the semantics of the verb system in Ancient Greek, on matters of lexicography or morphology, and of aspect/tense, mood and voice. more...

  • The Alphabet of Natureby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00

    The Alphabet of Nature belongs to the debate over language that marked the transition from the pre-modern to the modern world. Involved were profound issues about the origin and nature of language that could lead authors like van Helmont to imprisonment and even death. more...

  • Dimensions of Tax Designby Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 194.99 US$ 167.69

    Dimensions of Tax Design consists of a set of 13 commissioned studies which draw on the latest thinking in the key areas of tax design. The volume includes contributions from a high-profile group of international experts and younger researchers and is supplemented by expert commentaries to provide the widest range of views and ideas on tax design. more...

  • Cross Border Treatment - Die Arzthaftung wird europäischby AG Rechtsanwälte im Medizinrecht e.; Ilse Dautert; Alexandra Jorzig

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 54.99

    Die Internationalisierung bzw. die Europäisierung aller Lebensbereiche macht auch vor dem Arzthaftungsrecht nicht halt. Man stelle sich insoweit nur die Behandlung eines Urlaubers an seinem ausländischen Urlaubsort oder die Reisegruppe im Ausland, innerhalb derer sich ein Arzt befindet, vor. Auch die Fälle der schönheitschirurgischen Eingriffe im... more...

  • Delegation und Substitution ? wenn der Pfleger den Doktor ersetzt?by AG Rechtsanwälte im Medizinrecht e.; Alexandra Jorzig; Roland Uphoff

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 54.99

    Die Delegation und Substitution ärztlicher Leistungen ist täglich geübte klinische Praxis. Dabei ist die Diskussion, was überhaupt aus ärztlicher Sicht delegierbar ist und welche Leistungen originär ärztliche Aufgaben bleiben, nicht abgeschlossen. Das Thema hat medizinische, medizinrechtliche, berufspolitische und ökonomische Relevanz. Dennoch fehlen... more...

  • Lexical Errors and Accuracy in Foreign Language Writingby María Pilar AGUSTÍN LLACH

    Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 35.00

    Lexical errors are a determinant in gaining insight into vocabulary acquisition, vocabulary use and writing quality assessment. Lexical errors are very frequent in the written production of young EFL learners, but they decrease as learners gain proficiency. Misspellings are the most common category, but formal errors give way to semantic-based lexical... more...

  • The Social Construction of Ageby Patricia ANDREW

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 25.00

    This book explores the social construction of age in the context of EFL in Mexico. It is the first book to address the age factor in SLA from a social perspective. Based on research carried out at a public university in Mexico, it investigates how adults of different ages experience learning a new language and how they enact their age identities as... more...

  • The Acquisition of L2 Phonologyby Janusz ARABSKI; Adam WOJTASZEK

    Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 30.00

    The Acquisition of L2 Phonology is a wide-ranging new collection which focuses on various aspects of the acquisition of an L2 phonological system. The authors are researchers and practitioners from five different countries. The volume has been divided into three major sections. Phonetic Analysis presents five studies of language learners in both naturalistic... more...