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Skyping the Family. Interpersonal video communication and domestic life

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Book Series: Benjamins Current Topics ISSN: 1874-0081 ISBN: 9789027203496 9789027262240 Year: Pages: 183 DOI: 10.1075/bct.103 Language: English
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
Subject: Linguistics
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This collection is one of the first in-depth studies of video calling in family and domestic life. It explores the reasons that people themselves provide to explain their video calling, investigates how these reasons make that calling accountable and how, in turn, these reasons come to be things talked about in the calls themselves. The research shows how video calling is part of the currency of contemporary family affection: such calls are not just about keeping in touch, they are a way of loving too; and they are sometimes a way of fighting as well. 'Skyping' or 'Facetiming' might be frequent and can seem mundane – just a question of routine – but what they entail is a measure of important things to families. This makes this collection of interest to anyone concerned with family life and the evolving ways in which technology has a role in it.

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Cyberpragmatics

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Book Series: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series ISBN: 9789027256195 Year: DOI: 10.1075/pbns.213 Language: English
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101141
Subject: Linguistics
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Cyberpragmatics is an analysis of Internet-mediated communication from the perspective of cognitive pragmatics. It addresses a whole range of interactions that can be found on the Net: the web page, chat rooms, instant messaging, social networking sites, 3D virtual worlds, blogs, videoconference, e-mail, Twitter, etc. Of special interest is the role of intentions and the quality of interpretations when these Internet-mediated interactions take place, which is often affected by the textual properties of the medium. The book also analyses the pragmatic implications of transferring offline discourses (e.g. printed paper, advertisements) to the screen-framed space of the Net. And although the main framework is cognitive pragmatics, the book also draws from other theories and models in order to build up a better picture of what really happens when people communicate on the Net.

Pragmática. Uma introdução

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Book Series: Investigação ISBN: 9789892616032 Year: Pages: 270 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1604-9 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
Subject: Linguistics
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This book tackles the main theoretical concepts of Pragmatics, in the following áreas: Deixis, Implicatures, Presuppositions, Speech Acts and Politeness. It also involves a reflection on the interfaces between Pragmatics and Cognition, on the one hand, and Pragmatics and Text Linguistic, on the other hand.

Parenthesis and Ellipsis: Cross-Linguistic and Theoretical Perspectives

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ISBN: 9781614514831 9781614516743 9781501500466 Year: Pages: 363 DOI: 10.1515/9781614514831 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter Grant: FP7 Ideas: European Research Council
Subject: Linguistics
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This volume presents a cross-section of research addressing the interaction of two prominent areas in linguistic theory: parenthesis and ellipsis. The contributions address various theoretical questions raised by 'incomplete' parenthetical constituents, covering a diverse empirical domain and various subfields of linguistics.

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Parenthesis --- Ellipsis --- Syntax --- Semantics --- Pragmatics.

Context-Dependence, Perspective and Relativity

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ISBN: 9783110227772 9783110227765 Year: Pages: 362 DOI: 10.1515/9783110227772 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter Grant: FP7 Ideas: European Research Council
Subject: Information theory --- Linguistics
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This volume brings together original papers by linguists and philosophers on the role of context and perspective in language and thought. Several contributions are concerned with the contextualism/relativism debate, which has loomed large in recent philosophical discussions. In a substantial introduction, the editors survey the field and map out the relevant issues and positions.

Introduction: 'Address as Social Action Across Cultures and Contexts' from book: Address Practice as Social Action: European Perspectives

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ISBN: 9781137529923 Year: Pages: 11 DOI: 10.1057/9781137529923_1 Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Subject: Media and communication
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This is the introductory chapter of Address Practice as Social Action: European Perspectives. It is open access under a CC BY license.How we address one another says a great deal about our social relationships and which groups in society we belong to. This edited volume examines address choices in a range of everyday interactions taking place in Dutch, Finnish, Flemish, French, German, Italian and the two national varieties of Swedish, Finland Swedish and Sweden Swedish.

Culinary Linguistics

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ISBN: 9789027202932 Year: Language: English
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101356
Subject: Linguistics
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Language and food are universal to humankind. Language accomplishes more than a pure exchange of information, and food caters for more than mere subsistence. Both represent crucial sites for socialization, identity construction, and the everyday fabrication and perception of the world as a meaningful, orderly place. This volume contains an introduction to the study of food and an extensive overview of the literature focusing on its role in interplay with language. It is the only publication fathoming the field of food and food-related studies from a linguistic perspective. The research articles assembled here encompass a number of linguistic fields, ranging from historical and ethnographic approaches to literary studies, the teaching of English as a foreign language, psycholinguistics, and the study of computer-mediated communication, making this volume compulsory reading for anyone interested in genres of food discourse and the linguistic connection between food and culture.

Semantics and Pragmatics of the "Reflexive" Verbs

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Book Series: Slavistische Beitraege ISBN: 9783876906690 Year: Pages: 226 Language: German
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Linguistics
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In the series Slavonic Contributions Slavic dissertations of German-speaking countries as well as occasionally also American, English and Russian are published. In addition, the series provides a forum for anthologies and monographs of established scientists.&#xD;

Vom Praktisch-Werden der Ethik in interdisziplinärer Sicht : Ansätze und Beispiele der Institutionalisierung, Konkretisierung und Implementierung der Ethik

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Book Series: Schriftenreihe des Zentrums für Technik- und Wirtschaftsethikam Karlsruher Institut für Technologie. Hrsg. von Matthias Maring ISSN: 18675530 ISBN: 9783731503255 Year: Volume: 7 Pages: 406 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000044975 Language: GERMAN
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Philosophy
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In the present volume ""ethics - getting practical: an interdisciplinary view"" will be dealt with approaches and examples of institutionalisation, concretion and implementation of ethics, but also the limits of getting practical of ethics will be shown. The following sciences are amongst others involved: media sciences, philosophy, psychology, social sciences, technical and engineering sciences, and economics.

La Interfaz Sintaxis-Pragmática. Estudios teóricos, descriptivos y experimentales

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ISBN: 9783110605679 Year: Pages: 346 DOI: 10.1515/9783110605679 Language: Spanish
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Linguistics
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Privileging functionalist approaches—based on descriptions of natural discourse and independent from formal grammatical models—, this collected volume gathers original contributions on the syntax-pragmatics interface in Spanish as well as in indigenous languages of the Americas, and explores related topics like topical continuity or Preferred Argument Structure.

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