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  • Neue Medien - Gefahren und Chancen: Die Bedeutsamkeit von Medienkompetenzby Isabel Grewe

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 40.82

    Hauptbeschreibung 'Neue Medien' sind im Leben von Kindern und Jugendlichen allgegenwärtig, denn sie werden heute täglich damit konfrontiert. Sie wachsen ganz selbstverständlich mit der digitalen Medienwelt auf und in nahezu allen Haushalten sind Fernseher, Radiogeräte, Computer, Handys, MP3-Player und Digitalkameras vorhanden. Diese dienen vor allem... more...

  • Language Useby Pär Segerdahl

    Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 141.00

    Language Use offers a philosophical examination of the basic conceptual framework of pragmatic theory, and contrasts this framework with detailed descriptions of our everyday practices of language use. While the results should be highly relevant to pragmatics, the investigation is not a contribution to pragmatic theory. Drawing on Ludwig Wittgenstein's... more...

  • Be(com)ing Humanby Andrew Stables

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Educational theory is necessarily concerned with what it means to become human, ‘becoming’ implying a process of growth and change. In general, philosophy of education has tended to view childhood (defined as the period during which one is being educated) as preparation for a settled period as adult citizen, during which one’s human... more...

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

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 88.69

    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$ 149.36

    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...