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  • The Media and Political Change in Southeast Asiaby J. Woodier

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Examining the communications media and its relationship to political change in Southeast Asia, this study endeavours to provide both a regional comparative analysis and an interpretation of the mass communication media in the wake of 9/11. It is suitable for academics of politics, international relations, media, communications and PR. more...

  • Conversation Analysisby Numa Markee

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 47.66

    Conversation analysis is a methodology that originated over three decades ago as a sociolinguistic approach but has since been adopted by scholars in a variety of other areas, including applied linguistics and communication. It is of great utility in second language acquisition research for its demonstrations of how micro-moments of socially distributed... more...

  • Talk, Work and Institutional Orderby Srikant Sarangi; Celia Roberts

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 91.00

    This book takes an interdisciplinary approach to talk and its role in creating workplace practice and relationships. Analytic tools drawn from ethnography, conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics and discourse analysis illuminate a range of workplace discourses. The book is a key text for graduate students as well as for lecturers and... more...

  • Language and Comprehensionby Jean-Francois Leny; Walter Kintsch

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 114.00

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  • Analysing Interactions in Childhoodby Hilary Gardner; Michael Forrester

    Wiley 2009; US$ 79.95 US$ 71.95

    Offers a fresh perspective on how conversation analysis can be used to highlight the sophisticated nature of what children actually do when interacting with their peers, parents, and other adults. Brings together a contributor team of leading experts in the emerging field of child-focused conversation analytic studies, from both academic and professional... more...

  • Public Sentinelby Pippa Norris

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99

    The purpose of this book is to inform governance advisors about the vital role of the news media for governance reform. This book approaches the issue of news media and governance with three broad questions that it attempts to answer on the basis of quantitative data and case studies.• First, a normative approach asks: What ideal roles should... more...

  • From Speech Physiology to Linguistic Phoneticsby Alain Marchal

    Wiley 2010; US$ 123.00 US$ 110.70

    Communicating by speech is seemingly one of the most natural activities for humans. However, despite its apparent obviousness and ease, speech production is a very complex activity with multiple levels of organization involved with transforming cognitive intent into a meaningful sequence of sounds. This book establishes a connection between the physiology... more...

  • Why Do You Ask?by Alice Freed; Susan Ehrlich

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 46.99

    This collected volume, featuring an international roster of well-known scholars, is the first to focus solely on the question/answer process, drawing on a range of methodological approaches like Conversational Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Discursive Psychology, and Sociolinguistics-and using as data not just medical, legal, and educational environments,... more...

  • Public Policy and the Mass Mediaby Sigrid Koch-Baumgarten; Katrin Voltmer

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 52.96

    The mass media are playing an increasingly central role in modern political life that expands beyond their traditional function as mediators between the world of politics and the citizens. This volume explores the extent and circumstances under which the media affects public policy; whether the political impact of the media is confined to the... more...

  • Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Centuryby Andrew D. Wolvin

    Wiley 2010; US$ 127.95 US$ 115.16

    Bringing together top listening scholars from a range of disciplines and real world perspectives, Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century offers a state-of-the-art overview of what we know and think about listening behavior in the 21st century. Introduces students to the core issues listening theory and practice Includes... more...