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  • Les sémiotiques du dictionnaireby Michaela Heinz

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 80.54

    On peut concevoir le dictionnaire comme « un enchevêtrement complexe de structures » (Rey-Debove), de systèmes signifiants ? comme autant de « sémiotiques ». C?est en ce sens que l?on doit comprendre le thème des actes présents et du colloque qui en était à l?origine. Les articles réunis ici traitent de sujets sémiotiques aussi variés que le marquage,... more...

  • Sprache barrierefrei gestaltenby Susanne Jekat; Heike E. Jüngst; Klaus Schubert; Claudia Villiger

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 41.30

    Nicht jeder versteht alles. Barrieren lassen sich durch bewusstes lenkendes Eingreifen in Kommunikation und Kommunikationsmittel abbauen: Leichte Sprache für Menschen mit kognitiven Einschränkungen, Live-Untertitelung für Hörgeschädigte, Audiodeskription für Sehbehinderte, verständliche Sprache für Investmentkunden, Optimierung und Standardisierung... more...

  • The Domestication of Languageby Daniel Cloud

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Language did not evolve only in the distant past. Our shared understanding of the meanings of words is ever-changing, and we make conscious, rational decisions about which words to use and what to mean by them every day. Applying Darwin?s theory of “unconscious artificial selection? to the evolution of linguistic conventions, Daniel Cloud suggests... more...

  • Linguistische Theorienby Hilke Elsen

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 24.00

    Dieser Band präsentiert einen Überblick über die unterschiedlichen Richtungen in der Theoriebildung der Linguistik, ihre zentralen Vertreter/innen sowie über Anwendungsmöglichkeiten und Umsetzungen. Er beschreibt die geschichtliche Entwicklung und Einbettung sowie die Wechselbeziehungen zwischen den Schulen bis hin zu aktuellen Strömungen wie der Konstruktionsgrammatik,... more...

  • Anton Marty & Karl Bühlerby Laurent Cesalli; Janette Friedrich

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2014; US$ 92.99

    Anton Marty und Karl Bühler - zwei Schlüsselfiguren der modernen Sprachphilosophie Anton Marty und Karl Bühler verbinden in ihren wegweisenden Ansätzen über das Verhältnis von Sprache und Denken (sprach-) philosophische, linguistische und psychologische Erkenntnisse. Zu Unrecht sind die beiden grossen Denker bisher im Hintergrund der Forschung geblieben... more...

  • Language, Politics and Identity in Taiwanby Hui-Ching Chang; Richard Holt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Following the move by Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalist Party Kuomingtang (KMT) to Taiwan after losing the Chinese civil war to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the late 1940s, and Chiang?s subsequent lifelong vow to reclaim the mainland, "China " has occupied?if not monopolized?the gaze of Taiwan, where its projected images are reflected.... more...

  • Second Language Sentence Processingby Alan Juffs; Guillermo A. Rodríguez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This addition to the Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition series presents a comprehensive review of the latest research findings on sentence processing in second language acquisition. The book begins with a broad overview of the core issues of second language sentence processing research and then narrows its focus by dedicating individual... more...

  • The Discourse of Public Participation Mediaby Joanna Thornborrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The Discourse of Public Participation Media takes a fresh look at what ?ordinary? people are doing on air ? what they say, and how and where they get to say it. Using techniques of discourse analysis to explore the construction of participant identities in a range of different public participation genres, Joanna Thornborrow argues that the... more...

  • Media Independenceby James Bennett; Niki Strange

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Media independence is central to the organization, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of the press as the "fourth estate" and the rise of Hollywood?s... more...

  • Teaching Communication and Media Studiesby Jan Fernback

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Designed for communication/media educators and graduate students, Teaching Communication and Media Studies is a practical and conceptual guide to teaching university courses in communication and media studies. Relying on her extensive experience instructing graduate students on the ins and outs of teaching, Jan Fernback discusses theoretical and... more...