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Semantics

  • Pretense and Pathologyby Bradley Armour-Garb; James A. Woodbridge

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    This book provides a new philosophical fictionalism to solve traditional paradoxes and puzzles in the philosophy of language and metaphysics. more...

  • Advances in Membership Categorisation Analysisby Richard Fitzgerald; William Housley

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 52.00

    This agenda-setting text brings together the biggest names in m embership categorization analysis to provide readers with a contemporary analysis of the field and a platform to build upon when doing research. more...

  • The Greatest Gatsbyby Tohby Riddle

    Penguin Group Australia 2015; Not Available

    Introducing a new, visually engaging way of presenting grammar. Appealing to the senses and the emotions with colour, texture, humour and drama, this book seeks to make the subject of grammar not only more intelligible to more people, but more memorable. TOHBY RIDDLE, award-winning author, illustrator and outright genius, takes you on a visual... more...

  • Discourses of Ideology and Identityby Chris Featherman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    In this monograph, Chris Featherman adopts a discourse analytical approach to explore the ways in which social movement ideologies and identities are discursively constructed in new and old media. In the context of his argument, Featherman also considers current debates surrounding the role that technologies play in democracy-building and global activist... more...

  • Adpositional kodierte Raumrelationen im Chinesischen und im Deutschenby Jyhcherng Jang

    De Gruyter Mouton 2015; US$ 140.00

    How can we systematize adpositional spatial relationships across different languages? This book presents and evaluates linguistic and typological approaches at creating a tertium comparationis for a corpus-based description and explanation of adpositional spatial relations in Chinese and German, in which comparative spatial relations play a major role. more...

  • Kampagnenby Marike Bartels

    De Gruyter Mouton 2015; US$ 154.00

    Campaigns are among the most important instruments of publicly communicating one?s interests. (Re-)Producing the knowledge of a society about itself, they provide information on the collective identity of the German society. A linguistic approach interested in ?reality? and aiming to offer insight into societal processes will grant new access to this... more...

  • Narrative Matters in Medical Contexts across Disciplinesby Franziska Gygax; Miriam A. Locher

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 135.00

    The benefits of incorporating narrative methods in teaching and learning in medical education are now widely accepted through the work of scholars including Rita Charon, Brian Hurwitz and Trisha Greenhalgh. In this chapter we consider issues that arise during the process of implementing the teaching of narrative medicine within a medical curriculum... more...

  • Producing and Managing Restricted Activitiesby Fabienne H.G. Chevalier; John Moore

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    Previous studies of clinical settings show that patients exhibit an orientation towards an institutional restriction against them proposing treatment solutions for their medical condition. In this paper we demonstrate how that restriction is relaxed in a particular clinical setting, that of audiology. Focusing on video-recorded interactions in a Danish... more...

  • Code Biologyby Marcello Barbieri

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 159.00

    Code Biology is the study of all codes of life with the standard methods of science. The genetic code and the codes of culture have been known for a long time and represent the historical foundation of Code Biology. What is really new in this field is the study of all codes that came after the genetic code and before the codes of culture. The... more...

  • An Introduction to Genetics for Language Scientistsby Dan Dediu

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 84.00

    An introduction to genetics aimed at language scientists, with carefully selected concepts, methods and findings exploring language and speech. more...