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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; Not Available
In the fast-growing fields of happiness studies and pain research, which have attracted scholars from diverse disciplines including psychology, philosophy, medicine, and economics, this volume provides a much-needed cross-linguistic perspective. It centres on the question of how much ways of talking and thinking about happiness and pain vary across... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00
This historical semantic study examines Otto von Bismarck?s use of the term Volk (?people?) and its synonyms such as Nation or Stamm (?tribe?). It shows that the expressions are multiply polysemous and that individual meanings can be bundled together into concepts (state community, cultural community etc.). Bismarck employs certain repetitive... more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 168.45
Vor allem in der gesprochenen Umgangssprache allgegenwärtig, aber äußerst unauffällig sind Approximationsmarker wie z.B. fr. une espèce de, genre, comme, environ, vers und äquivalente Ausdrücke in anderen Sprachen. Diese Marker erlauben es Sprechern, trotz der Begrenztheit des Inventars sprachlicher Ausdrücke mit der unendlichen Komplexität und Menge... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00
This descriptive and comprehensive study on the discursive struggle over interpersonal relations in online message boards is located at the fascinating interface of pragmatics and computer-mediated discourse ? a research area which has so far not attracted much scientific interest. It sets out to shed light on the question how interpersonal relations... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 54.00
(Mis)Representing Islam explores and illustrates how élite broadsheet newspapers are implicated in the production and reproduction of anti-Muslim racism. The book approaches journalistic discourse as the inseparable combination of ?social practices?, ?discursive practices? and the ?texts? themselves from a perspective which fuses Critical Discourse... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00
This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...
2009 Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR) conference and 2009 African Digital Scholarship and Curation ConferenceEmerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
A double special issue on two conferences: The 2009 Metadata and Semantics Research conference and the 2009 African Digital Scholarship and Curation Conference. The MTSR conference series is focused on theoretical and practical aspects of metadata research in a broad sense: models, languages, standards and applications among other aspects, and also... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 16.99
The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps. CliffsTestPrep ACT can help you assess your interests and skills, plan your career, get a scholoarship, and get into a college... more...