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  • Multiactivity in Social Interactionby Pentti Haddington; Tiina Keisanen; Lorenza Mondada; Maurice Nevile

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    This paper analyses paramedic emergency interaction as multi-modal multi-activity. Based on a corpus of video-recordings of emergency drills performed by professional paramedics during advanced training, the focus is on paramedics’ participation in multiple joint projects which become simultaneously relevant. Simultaneity and fast succession... more...

  • Interacting with Objectsby Maurice Nevile; Pentti Haddington; Trine Heinemann; Mirka Rauniomaa

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This chapter develops an ethnomethodologically-informed view regarding the sociality of objects, building upon Garfinkel’s various descriptions of object constitution. We examine a particular case of diagnostic reasoning produced in the course of carrying out a surgical procedure at a teaching hospital. Our interest is in the methods employed... more...

  • Beyond the Market Mythby Li Zeng

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 47.09

    In the West, the Chinese media system used to be criticised for its lack of press freedom un-der the authoritarian one-party system. However, profound changes happened in Chinese media in the past two decades after the market mechanism became the dominant means of reform after 1989. In the television sector, for example, Chinese television gradually... more...

  • Radical Information Literacyby Andrew Whitworth

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 80.00

    What would a synthetic theory of Digital, Media and Information Literacy (DMIL) look like? Radical Information Literacy presents, for the first time, a theory of DMIL that synthesises the diversity of perspectives and positions on DMIL, both in the classroom and the workplace, and within the informal learning processes of society. This title is based... 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...

  • Introduction to Spoken Interaction, Anby Anna-Brita Stenstrom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Describes how conversation works, providing a systematic and exhaustive account of the structure of spoken discourse and the diverse strategies speakers use to have a conversation. It is illustrated throughout with excerpts from genuine conversation and contains numerous exercises with suggested answers based on conversations in the London-Lund Corpus... more...

  • Fictive Interactionby Esther Pascual

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Language is intimately related to interaction. The question arises: Is the structure of interaction somehow mirrored in language structure and use? This book suggests a positive answer to this question by examining the ubiquitous phenomenon of fictive interaction, in which non-genuine conversational turns appear in discourse, even within clauses, phrases,... more...

  • Mediengeschichteby Andreas Böhn; Andreas Seidler

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 18.16

    Dieses Arbeitsbuch führt in den Gebrauch des Internationalen Phonetischen Alphabets (IPA) zur Transkription des Deutschen ein. Hierzu werden zunächst Kenntnisse zu standardsprachlichen Ausspracheregeln und stilistischer Variation innerhalb der Standardaussprache vermittelt. Im zweiten Teil geht es um die Problematik der engen Transkription, die am... more...

  • Evolution der Medien - Das Ringen um Kontinuitätby Stephan Ory; Winfried Engel; Norbert Holzer

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 106.49

    Zu Ehren von Prof. Wolfgang Thaenert , dem scheidenden Direktor der Hessischen Landesanstalt für privaten Rundfunk und neue Medien (LPR Hessen), vereint diese Festschrift eine Vielzahl von Beiträgen namhafter Experten zu Fragen der Medienpolitik und des Medienrechts. Sie alle sind Freunde, ­Kollegen oder Weggefährten des Geehrten, der fast ein Vierteljahrhundert... more...