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Multilingual Interaction and Dementia

by Charlotta Plejert, Camilla Lindholm & Dr. Robert W. Schrauf

This book brings together international, linguistic research with a focus on interaction in multilingual encounters involving people with dementia in care and healthcare settings. The methodologies used (Conversation...

Politics, Media and Campaign Language

by Stephanie Brookes

‘Politics, Media and Campaign Language’ is an original, groundbreaking analysis of the story of Australian identity, told through Australian election campaign language. It argues that the story of Australian...

The Handy Communication Answer Book

by Lauren Sergy

Powerful oratory. Persuasive arguments. Succinct business pitches. Speeches and emails. From cave walls to the printing press, and from Cicero to TED talks, The Handy Communication Answer Book traces the history,...

Optimizing Language Learners’ Nonverbal Behavior

by Dr. Tammy Gregersen & Dr. Peter D. MacIntyre

This book highlights the pivotal role that nonverbal behavior plays in target language communication, affect and cognition. It integrates research tenets and video demonstrations of nonverbal behavior with structured...

Visualising Facebook

by Daniel Miller & Jolynna Sinanan

Since the growth of social media, human communication has become much more visual. This book represents the first attempt to analyse the images people post on a regular basis to Facebook. It includes hundreds...

Sign Language Workbook for Kids - Learning Made Simple

by Baby Professor

This book is especially made for but not limited to deaf and mute children all over the world. Aiming to improve communication skills, this workbook contains sign language lessons that are made easier to understand...

Reality Radio, Second Edition

by John Biewen & Alexa Dilworth

This new revised and expanded edition of Reality Radio celebrates today's best audio documentary work by bringing together some of the most influential and innovative practitioners from the United States, Canada,...

Food Television and Otherness in the Age of Globalization

by Casey Ryan Kelly

Food Television and Otherness in the Age of Globalization examines how food television represents cultural difference in an age of globalization and multiculturalism. Casey Ryan Kelly analyzes popular food television...

Social Media: Culture and Identity

by Tia C. M. Tyree, Kehbuma Langmia, Angela D. Minor Esq. & Morgan D. Kirby et al.

This collection posits thought-provoking analyses of sociocultural issues about human communication impacted by the omnipresence of social media. Contributors connect social media to gender, class, and race...

Communication and the Work-Life Balancing Act: Intersections across Identities, Genders, and Cultures

by Elizabeth Fish Hatfield, George F. McHendry Jr., Patrice Buzzanell & Shannon N. Davis et al.

This edited collection analyzes how communication and gender influence work-life balance decisions for men and women in today’s culture. Touching on key topics in work-life balance research, contributors explore...


by Aristotle

RHETORIC is the counterpart of Dialectic. Both alike are concerned with such things as come, more or less, within the general ken of all men and belong to no definite science. Accordingly all men make use, more...

The Power of the Spoken Word

by Florence Scovel Shinn

Our words have the power to change our lives. By paying more attention to how we speak, and hence how we think, we can change our circumstances for the better. The Power of the Spoken Word will help you make...

Tongue Shakers: Interviews and Narratives on Speaking Mother Tongue in a Multicultural Society

by Margie Shaheed

Tongue Shakers provides an inside look into the state of speaking mother tongue in America’s multicultural society. Through a series of interviews and first person narratives, the book uncovers the personal...

The Asia-Pacific in the Age of Transnational Mobility

by Catherine Gomes

As the age of social media progresses, the Asia Pacific, like the rest of the world, is experiencing an increase in cultural diversity and global connection. Those within the region are witnessing rapid social...

Introduction to the Languages of the World

The Activation Imperative: How to Build Brands and Business by Inspiring Action

by Laurence Minsky, William Rosen & Rory Sutherland

In this actionable roadmap to improved marketing ROI, Rosen and Minsky show how businesses—from Fortune 500s to local entrepreneurs—can manage today’s complex and fragmented marketing landscape, respond...

Advanced Public Speaking: A Leader's Guide

by Michael J. Hostetler & Mary L. Kahl

Advanced Public Speaking: A Leader's Guide is a comprehensive textbook designed to serve as a speech-making reference for upper-level undergraduate students. Now in its second edition, this volume offers brand...

Transnational Cinematography Studies

by Roberto Schaefer, Daisuke Miyao, Lindsay Coleman & Patrick Keating et al.

This collection explores how the role of cinematography will evolve in an ever-increasing digitized industry in a transnational context. Contributors aim to bridge conversations about critical film studies and...

The Oxford Handbook of Language and Society

Linguistic Rivalries

by Sonia N. Das

Linguistic Rivalries weaves together anthropological accounts of diaspora, nation, and empire to explore and analyze the multi-faceted processes of globalization characterizing the migration and social integration...