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  • Representing Healthby Martin King; Katherine Watson

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 47.24

    Representing Health addresses the importance of the media in shaping and reflecting public perceptions and attitudes to health and illness. Bringing together contributions from a variety of academic disciplines, this lively text examines contemporary theoretical debates and analyzes media as diverse as television, cinema, literature, print media... more...

  • Linguistics and Philosophyby R. Harré; R. Harris

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 126.00

    As hopes that generative linguistics might solve philosophical problems about the mind give way to disillusionment, old problems concerning the relationship between linguistics and philosophy survive unresolved. This collection surveys the historical engagement between the two, and opens up avenues for further reflection. In Part 1 two contrasting... more...

  • Mass Communicationby Jason R. Detrani

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Mass communication is the academic study of the various means by which individuals and entities communicate information to large audiences at the same time. Mass communication channels include newspaper and magazine publishing, radio, television, film, and the Internet. Mass Communication: Issues,... more...

  • The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Managementby Jane Jordan-Meier

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 71.95

    From the Japanese tsunami and the Egyptian revolution to the Haitian earthquake and the Australian floods, social media has proven its power to unite, coalesce, support, champion, and save lives. Presenting cutting-edge media communication solutions, The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management explains how to choose the appropriate language... more...

  • A Poetics of Translationby David Jasper; Youzhuang GENG; Hai WANG; Trevor Hart; Andrew W. Hass; Elisabeth Jay; David Lyle Jeffrey; John T. P. LAI; B. H. McLean; Huilin YANG; Jing ZHAO; Eric Ziolkowski

    Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 69.95

    Western literature, from the mysterious figure of Marco Polo to the deliberate fictions of Daniel Defoe and Mark Twain, has constructed portraits of China born of dreamy parody or sheer prejudice. The West’s attempt to understand China has proven as difficult as China’s attempt to understand the West. A Poetics of Translation is the result of academic... more...

  • Language Processingby Simon Garrod; Martin Pickering

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 57.95

    Language Processing questions what happens when we process language - what mental operations occur during processing and how they are organised over time. The last decade has seen real advances in the study of language processing that have wide ranging implications for human cognition in general. Language Processing gives an account of these developments... more...

  • Reading Soundsby Sean Zdenek

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    Imagine a common movie scene: a hero confronts a villain. Captioning such a moment would at first glance seem as basic as transcribing the dialogue. But consider the choices involved: How do you convey the sarcasm in a comeback? Do you include a henchman’s muttering in the background? Does the villain emit a scream , a grunt , or a howl as he... more...

  • South Asian in the Mid-Southby Iswari P. Pandey

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Winner of the 2017 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award. In an age of global anxiety and suspicion, South Asian immigrants juggle multiple cultural and literate traditions in Mid-South America. In this study Iswari P. Pandey looks deeply into this community to track the migration of literacies, showing how different meaning-making practices are... more...

  • Syntax - Theory and Analysis. Volume 3by Tibor Kiss; Artemis Alexiadou

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 290.00

    The series Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative... more...

  • Ethnology and Empireby Robert Lawrence Gunn

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 28.00

    Winner, The Early American Literature Book Prize Ethnology and Empire tells stories about words and ideas, and ideas aboutwords that developed in concert with shifting conceptions about Native peoplesand western spaces in the nineteenth-century United States. Contextualizing theemergence of Native American linguistics as both a professionalized... more...