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  • Personenbezogene Massenkommunikation als verfassungsrechtliches Problem.by Sophie-Charlotte Lenski

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 88.21

    Hauptbeschreibung Um den Konflikt zwischen dem allgemeinen Persönlichkeitsrecht und den Kommunikationsfreiheiten im Einzelfall zu lösen, muss dieser zunächst konkret bestimmt werden. Wichtigste Voraussetzung dafür ist die zutreffende Ermittlung des Inhalts der geschützten Äußerung. Besonders schwierig ist dies im Bereich der Kunst, wo sich der Konflikt... more...

  • Ferdinand de Saussure: Cours de linguistique généraleby Peter Wunderli

    Narr Francke Attempto 2013; US$ 148.55

    Hauptbeschreibung Am 27. Februar 1913 verstarb Ferdinand de Saussure, gerade einmal 55-jährig. 1916 publizierten Charles Bally und Albert Sechehaye seinen Cours de linguistique générale auf der Basis von Studentenmitschriften seiner Vorlesungen und einigen wenigen handschriftlichen Notizen ihres Kollegen. 1931 erschien die deutsche Übersetzung von... more...

  • Rethinking Narrative Identityby Claudia Holler; Martin Klepper

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    This paper addresses identity construction in confessional poetry and explores three poems by Anne Sexton in closer detail. It shows that identity in lyrical texts can be discussed more poignantly by using the concept of narrative identity. A close reading of the three poems reveals three different self-concepts, the possibility of multiple selves,... more...

  • Research Trends in Intercultural Pragmaticsby Istvan Kecskes; Jesús Romero-Trillo

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    This volume looks at current issues in Intercultural Pragmatics from an applied perspective. The content is organized in three sections that encompass the primary applications of intercultural exchanges: the linguistic and cognitive domain, the social and cultural domain, and the discourse and stylistics domain. The chapters analyze real language situations... more...

  • The Language Situation in China, Volume 2by Li Wei; Li Yuming

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    China, with the world's largest population, numerous ethnic groups, and vast geographical space, is also rich in languages. Since 2006, China's State Language Commission has been publishing annual reports on "language life" in China. These reports cover language policy and planning, new trends in language use, and major events concerning languages... more...

  • Modelling Languageby Sylviane Cardey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    In response to the need for reliable results from natural language processing, this book presents an original way of decomposing a language(s) in a microscopic manner by means of intra/inter‑language norms and divergences, going progressively from languages as systems to the linguistic, mathematical and computational models, which being based... more...

  • Semiotics and Documentary Filmby Hing Tsang

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This volume reintroduces Peircean ideas within documentary studies. Through the work of three renowned filmmakers - Jon Jost, Johan Van der Keuken, and Rithy Panh - this book attempts to reassert human agency within a global age dominated by skepticism and subservience to a mechanistic military techno-culture. more...

  • Puzzles in Logic, Languages and Computationby Dragomir Radev; James Pustejovsky

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    This is the second volume of a unique collection that brings together the best English-language problems created for students competing in the Computational Linguistics Olympiad. These problems are representative of the diverse areas presented in the competition and designed with three principles in mind:· To challenge the student analytically,... more...

  • Pragmatics of Speech Actionsby Ken Turner; Marina Sbisŕ

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 279.00

    This volume provides extensive critical information about current discussions in the study of speech actions. Its central reference point is classic speech act theory, but attention is also paid to nonstandard developments and other approaches that study speech as action. The first part of the volume deals with main concepts, methodological issues... more...

  • Die Spätentscheiderby Carsten Reinemann; Marcus Maurer; Thomas Zerback; Olaf Jandura

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Wahlen werden in Deutschland mittlerweile maßgeblich von Personen entschieden, die sich erst kurz vor der Wahl auf eine Partei festlegen. Wer aber sind diese Spätentscheider und wie treffen sie ihre Wahl? Sind ihre Entscheidungen irrational und impulsiv oder im Gegenteil besonders gewissenhaft und daher verzögert? Welche Informationen... more...