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Nonverbal communication

  • Forbidden Signsby Douglas C. Baynton

    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...

  • The American Sign Language Phrase Bookby Barbara Bernstein Fant; Betty Miller; Lou Fant

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 21.00

    Open up a whole new world of communication through ASL You can easily learn ASL with help from The American Sign Language Phrase Book . With more than 500 phrases, this is the reference guide to everyday expressions in American Sign Language, providing a quick way for you to converse with deaf people. Clearly illustrated with hundreds of line... more...

  • An Anthropology of Indirect Communicationby Joy Hendry; C.W. Watson

    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...

  • Australian Sign Language (Auslan)by Trevor Johnston; Adam Schembri

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 44.00

    The first comprehensive introduction to Auslan, exploring key aspects of its structure and use. more...

  • Nonverbal Communication, Interaction, and Gestureby Adam Kendon; Thomas A. Sebeok; Jean Umiker-Sebeok

    De Gruyter 1981; US$ 154.00

    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...

  • Grammar, Gesture, and Meaning in American Sign Languageby Scott K. Liddell

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 52.00

    Explores similarities and differences between spoken and signed languages, challenging notions of what constitutes 'language'. more...

  • The Sourcebook of Nonverbal Measuresby Valerie Lynn Manusov

    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...

  • Body - Language - Communication. Volume 2by Cornelia Müller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 433.00

    This handbook documents the state of the art of how bodily movements relate to language. It interrogates the term ?nonverbal communication? and popular notions like ?body language?, revealing instead the subtle connections between language and the body. The volume includes topics such as the multimodal nature of language, the embodiment... more...

  • A Handful of Soundsby Jane Passy

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2003; US$ 42.95

    The Cued Articulation (CA) system of hand cues and colour codes was devised by speech pathologist, Jane Passy, to help severely speech-and language-disordered children understand and pronounce the sounds of speech. A Handful of Sounds is a compilation of chapters written by enthusiastic users of Cued Articulation from Australia and the UK. Contributors... more...

  • Advances in Non-Verbal Communicationby Fernando Poyatos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 54.00

    This volume on nonverbal communication studies, the most multi- and interdisciplinary contribution to this field in almost twenty years, offers numerous suggestions for further research in many hitherto unexplored areas. The twenty contributions include the most recent theoretical and empirical crosscultural studies of gestures from historical, communicative... more...