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Methods for the Ethnography of Communication: Language in Use in Schools and Communities

by Judith Kaplan-Weinger & Char Ullman

Methods for the Ethnography of Communication is a guide to conducting ethnographic research in classroom and community settings that introduces students to the field of ethnography of communication, and takes...

Literacy Policies and Practices in Conflict: Reclaiming Classrooms in Networked Times

by Nancy Rankie Shelton & Bess Altwerger

Current U.S. school reform efforts link school success, student achievement, and teacher performance to standardized tests and narrowly prescribed curricula. How do test-driven, mandated curricula in urban school...

A Century of Communication Studies: The Unfinished Conversation

by Pat J. Gehrke & William M. Keith

This volume chronicles the development of communication studies as a discipline, providing a history of the field and identifying opportunities for future growth. Editors Pat J. Gehrke and William M. Keith have...

Cryptanalysis: A Study of Ciphers and Their Solution

by Helen F. Gaines

Thorough, systematic introduction to serious cryptography, especially strong in modern forms of cipher solution used by experts. Nihilist, grille, U. S. Army, key-phrase, multiple-alphabet, Gronsfeld, Porta,...

Translation and Linguistic Hybridity: Constructing World-View

by Susanne Klinger

This volume outlines a new approach to the study of linguistic hybridity and its translation in cross-cultural writing. By building on concepts from narratology, cognitive poetics, stylistics, and film studies,...

Metonymy and Language: A New Theory of Linguistic Processing

by Charles Denroche

Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original...

The Economics of the Publishing and Information Industries: The Search for Yield in a Disintermediated World

by Albert N. Greco

Books, scholarly journals, business information, and professional information play a pivotal role in the political, social, economic, scientific, and intellectual life of nations. While publications abound on...

The Right Letter: How to Communicate Effectively in a Busy World

by Jan Venolia

Replaces previous edition.In today'¬?s hectic world of cell phones, email, and instant messages, is it still worthwhile to know how to write a good letter? Absolutely! An attractive, well-written letter can...

Investigating Language Attitudes: Social Meanings of Dialect, Ethnicity and Performance

by Peter Garrett, Nikolas Coupland & Angie Williams

Utilizing research conducted by the authors throughout the 1990s, this text provides a consolidated report of a programme of studies into attitudes to Welsh English dialects.

The Welsh Language: A History

by Janet Davies

The most up-to-date history and assessment of one of Europe's oldest living languages.

Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering: The Role of Fixers

by Colleen Murrell

This book reveals that 'fixers'-local experts on whom foreign correspondents rely-play a much more significant role in international television newsgathering than has been documented or understood. Murrell explores...

Italian Vocabulary Drills

by David Stillman, Tiziano Cherubini & Ronni Gordon

Practice your way to a bigger vocabulary and better Italian skills

If you want to expand your language skills, Italian Vocabulary Drills is filled with the information and practice you need to reach optimum...

Grammar Smart, 3rd Edition

by Princeton Review

Everything you need to know to be a grammar guru.

This eBook edition is formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

The words you use say a lot about you. Grammar makes...

Talk Talk Talk: Decoding the Mysteries of Speech

by Jay Ingram

With a mixture of erudition and humor, Canadian radio personality Jay Ingram discusses the sociology of talking: the dynamics of conversation, men and women's different propensities for interrupting, and even...

Sexing the World: Grammatical Gender and Biological Sex in Ancient Rome

by Anthony Corbeill

From the moment a child in ancient Rome began to speak Latin, the surrounding world became populated with objects possessing grammatical gender—masculine eyes (oculi), feminine trees (arbores), neuter bodies...

Effective Magazine Writing: Let Your Words Reach the World

by Roger Palms

Let your words reach the World

If you are a writer who wants to have an impact with your words in the Christian magazine market, this book is for you. The former editor of Decision magazine, Palms helps you take...

From Knowledge Abstraction to Management: Using Ranganathan's Faceted Schema to Develop Conceptual Frameworks for Digital Libraries

by Aparajita Suman

The increasing volume of information in the contemporary world entails demand for efficient knowledge management (KM) systems; a logical method of information organization that will allow proper semantic querying...

Bridging the Vernacular Gap: Safeguarding Devices in English-Romanian Translation

by Monica Augustina Zhekov & Silviu Rogobete

Constructing Suitable Devices for Preservation of the Young Adults' English Vernacular into the Romanian Translation of Catcall is an applied research that proposes innovative linguistics devices to assist the...

Doing Effective Fieldwork: A Textbook for Students of Qualitative Field Research in Higher-Learning Institutions

by Elia Shabani Mligo & Loreen Iminza Maseno

We live in a context of change, whereby postmodernity shapes our understanding and our searching for truth. Postmodernity dictates not only what kind of results we obtain in our researches, but also on the ways...

Guerrilla Marketing for Writers: 100 No-Cost, Low-Cost Weapons for Selling Your Work

by Jay Conrad Levinson, Rick Frishman & Michael Larsen

Because the battle begins before a book even hits the selves, an author needs every weapon to get ahead of the competition. Guerrilla Marketing for Writers is packed with proven insights and advice, it details...