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- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
Positioning theory is the study of the nature, formation, influence and ways of change of local systems of rights and duties as shared assumptions about them influence small scale interactions. This title offers a framework for understanding historical conflict, and brings vital perspectives to political and ideological battles. more...
- HRD Press 2007; US$ 34.95
Master the fundamental skills necessary to maintain a personal relationship. There are many books out there on relationships. But this one is different. It teaches social, intellectual and emotional skills you can actually apply in your life to create a lasting and intimate relationship whether youre married, engaged or in a committed... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 53.00
The distinction between friends and acquaintances is often made in everyday conversation but the significance of this distinction is under-explored. This book argues that acquaintanceship is a topic worthy of investigation in its own right and assesses the overall significance of acquaintances in late modern society. more...
- Free Press 2011; US$ 24.00
THROUGHOUT HISTORY AND ACROSS CULTURES, the most common form of violence is that between family members and neighbors or kindred communities?in civil wars writ large and small. From assault to genocide, from assassination to massacre, violence usually emerges from inside the fold. You have more to fear from a spouse, an ex-spouse, or a coworker than... more...
- Editions Rodopi 1905; US$ 104.00
Die Radikalität der Exilerfahrung führte viele ausgewanderte Intellektuelle, Schriftsteller und Künstler dazu, ihre Weltanschauung neu zu orientieren. Dies wirkte sich in vielfacher Hinsicht aus, u.a. philosophisch, psychologisch, sozial, politisch und re more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00
Animated interactive characters and robots that are able to function in human social environments are being developed by a large number of research groups worldwide. Emotional expression, as a key element of human social interaction and communication, is often added in an attempt to make them appear more natural to us. How can such artefacts be given... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 180.00
Telephone helplines have become one of the most pervasive sites of expert-lay interaction in modern societies throughout the world. Yet surprisingly little is known of the in situ , language-based processes of help-seeking and help-giving behavior that occurs within them. This collection of original studies by both internationally renowned and emerging... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 180.00
In this volume, gender is seen as a communicative achievement and as a social category interacting with other social parametres such as age, status, prestige, institutional and ethnic frameworks, cultural and situative contexts. The authors come from a variety of backgrounds such as sociology of communication, anthropological linguistics, sociolinguistics,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 143.00
Social stimuli are important proximate determinants of human thought, action, and behaviour. But does the social environment also have deeper, profounder, and possibly more distal impact on more lasting psychological structures and forms, generalizing across time and domains, such as traits, self-consciousness, abilities, and talents? This volume takes... more...