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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95
Sometimes we convey what we mean not by what we say but by what we do. This type of indirect communication is sometimes called 'indirection'. From patent miscommunication, through potent ambiguity to pregnant silence this incisive collection examines from a rare anthropological perspective the many aspects of indirect communication. From a Mormon Theme... more...
- Ulysses Press 2010; US$ 10.00
GET D!RTY! Next time you?re signing with your friends, drop the ASL textbook formality and start flashing the signs they don?t teach in any classroom, including: • cool slang • funny insults • explicit sex terms • raw swear words Dirty Sign Language teaches casual everyday words and expressions like: • Peace out! • Asshole. • Bit me! • ... more...
- De Gruyter 1981; US$ 133.00
The present volume is an excellent introduction to the study of human nonverbal communication, including interaction and gesture, for students and specialists in other disciplines, as well as a convenient compilation of significant contributions to the field for experts. Part 1 includes four articles, the import of which is primarily theoretical or... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95
The goal of this edited volume is to provide a much needed bridge between the research on nonverbal communication and the application of those findings. The book features contributions from some of the leading researchers in the field. These distinguished scholars apply their understanding of nonverbal communication processes to a variety of settings... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 82.95
The Sourcebook of Nonverbal Measures provides a comprehensive discussion of research choices for investigating nonverbal phenomena. The volume presents many of the primary means by which researchers assess nonverbal cues. Editor Valerie Manusov has collected both well-established and new measures used in researching nonverbal behaviors, illustrating... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 14.95
The perfect guide to signing for everyone! Never before has learning to sign been so simple and so much fun! Whether you are a teacher or a parent, this lively self-guided book of American Sign Language (ASL) will quickly become your kids' new favorite teacher! Learn to Sign the Fun Way goes beyond the manual alphabet and teaches the beautiful... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2001; US$ 26.95
Topics such as finding the right school, curriculum modifications, and social and emotional issues experienced by children with NLD are covered. The bulk of the book outlines specific teaching strategies, from how to deal with essay questions, to tips on helping the student master long division and ideas for improving reading comprehension. more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 72.00
It is an enduring theme of humanity that people are concerned about what others think of them. The notion of face has thus become firmly established as a means of explaining various social phenomena in a range of fields within the social sciences, including anthropology, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and psychology. Yet face has also become increasingly... more...
- University of Chicago Press 1998; US$ 22.50
Forbidden Signs explores American culture from the mid-nineteenth century to 1920 through the lens of one striking episode: the campaign led by Alexander Graham Bell and other prominent Americans to suppress the use of sign language among deaf people. The ensuing debate over sign language invoked such fundamental questions as what distinguished... more...