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  • Krisengeschichte(n)by Carla Meyer; Katja Patzel-Mattern; Gerrit Jasper Schenk

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 73.26

    <P>Krisen ? sie bezeichnen das, was eigentlich undenkbar ist: Die Ereignisse überschlagen sich, werden als unkalkulierbar wahrgenommen, ihr Ausgang ist ungewiss. Andererseits wird Krisen mit festen sprachlichen Mustern begegnet. In der Kommunikation wird ihnen ein logischer Ablauf, ein Telos unterstellt. Damit sind sie nicht nur Mittel zur Zukunftsbewältigung,... more...

  • Integration durch Sprache ? die Sprache der Integrationby Mi-Cha Flubacher

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 42.82

    Welche gesellschaftspolitischen Interessen stehen hinter der prominenten Forderung »Integration durch Sprache«? Um diese Frage zu beantworten, zeigt Mi-Cha Flubacher die Entstehungsbedingungen und Konsequenzen dieses Diskurses in der Schweiz auf, den sie aus kritisch soziolinguistischer Perspektive und in Anlehnung an Foucaults Diskursverständnis analysiert.... more...

  • Beyond Superstructuralismby Richard Harland

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.95

    Covers "post-Chomskyan" linguistics and Derrida, and develops a new syntagmatic theory opposing analytic and speech-act views of language. By presenting a systematic critique and counter-proposal, Harland challenges the very foundation of recent literary and language-based theory. more...

  • Historical Linguisticsby Winfred P. Lehmann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    A comprehensive, clearly written introduction to historical linguistic theory and methods. Thoroughly revised, this edition draws on recent linguistic and archaeological research, incorporating key developments and advances. more...

  • Archaeology and Language IIIby Roger Blench; Matthew Spriggs

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Archaeology and Language III interprets results from archaeological data in terms of language distribution and change, providing the tools for a radical rewriting of the conventional discourse of prehistory. more...

  • Language Changeby Adrian Beard

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 30.95

    Language Change , examines the way external factors have influenced and are influencing language change, focusing on how changing social contexts are reflected in language use. more...

  • The Handbook of Language and Genderby Janet Holmes; Miriam Meyerhoff

    Wiley 2008; US$ 247.95

    The Handbook of Language and Gender is a collection of articles written by leading specialists in the field that examines the dynamic ways in which women and men develop and manage gendered identities through their talk. Provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, and stimulating picture of the field for students and researchers in a wide range of... more...

  • Handbook of Applied Linguisticsby Alan Davies; Catherine Elder

    Wiley 2008; US$ 165.95

    The Handbook of Applied Linguistics is a collection of newly commissioned articles that provide a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of the field of Applied Linguistics. Provides a comprehensive and current picture of the field of Applied Linguistics. Contains 32 newly commissioned articles that examine both the applications of linguistics... more...

  • Wordby R. M. W. Dixon; Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 56.00

    Discusses the concept 'word' and its applicability in a range of typologically diverse languages. more...

  • Languages in Contactby John Holm

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00

    This 2003 book accounts for the structural differences between non-Creole language varieties and their European source languages. more...