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SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xx, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Actionable Media illuminates the new wave of digital communication and culture emerging from the rise of ubiquitous computing.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190678074 20171227
Green Library
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xvi, 207 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
  • Acknowledgements List of Tables, Figures, Pictures and Maps Preface Chapter 1 Language, Identity and Conflictã 1. Introductionã 1.1 Identity and identitiesã 1.1.1 Conflicting identities: Palestinian-Jewish relationships inside Israelã 1.2 Language and social identityã 1.2.1 The Arabic language and social identityã 1.2.2 Language and identity in Israelã 1.3 The vitality of Arabic in Israelã 1.4 Language and conflictã 1.4.1 The role of language in the Arab-Israeli conflictã 1.5 Conclusion Chapter 2 Internal and External Challenges of the Arabic Languageã 2. Introductionã 2.1 Internal challengesã 2.1.1 Diglossia: Old and new challengesã 2.1.2 Modernization and the Arabic languageã 2.2 External challengesã 2.2.1 Colonialism, globalization and the Arabic languageã 2.3 Policy towards Arabic in the Arab world: Encountering challenges ã 2.4 Conclusion Chapter 3 Internal and Regional Contexts and the Arabic Language in Israelã 3. Introduction ã 3.1 Internal contextsã 3.2 Regional contextsã 3.3 Conclusion Chapter 4 The Status of the Arabic Language in Israelã 4.1 The linguistic situation in Israel 4.2 The status of Arabic in Israelã 4.3 Conclusion Chapter 5 Features of the Arabic Language in Israel5.1 Introductionã 5.2 Arabic in Israel5.2.1 Is there a unique variety of Arabic in Israel?ã 5.2.2 Influences from other Arabic varieties 5.3 Conclusion Chapter 6 Arabic in the Shadow of Hebraizationã 6.1 Hebrew is the dominant language in Israelã 6.1.1 Building the new Jewish-Israeli identityã 6.1.2 Putting Hebrew on the national agendaã 6.1.3 Teaching Hebrewã 6.1.4 Hebraization consequencesã 6.2 Ideologized Hebrew and its teaching to Palestinian pupils in Israelã 6.2.1 Attitudes towards teaching Hebrew to Palestinian Arabsã 6.2.2 The Policy of teaching Hebrew: Goals and curriculaã 6.2.3 A new curriculumã 6.2.4 Textbooks and contentsã 6.2.5 Consequences of Hebraization for teachingã 6.3 The Penetration of Hebrew into the `heart of Arabic': Borrowingã 6.3.1 Introductionã 6.3.2 Cultural contact and its linguistic reflectionsã 6.3.3 The importance of the study of Hebrewã 6.3.4 The knowledge and use of Hebrewã 6.3.5 Borrowing lexical items from Hebrew: Integration and diffusionã 6.3.6 Borrowing and its linguistic characteristicsã 6.3.7 The consequences of Hebraization on borrowing Chapter 7 English in the Palestinian Linguistic Repertoire in Israelã 7.1 Introductionã 7.2 English teaching in the Palestinian schools in Israelã 7.2.1 The current English curriculumã 7.2.2 Textbooksã 7.2.3 Achievementsã 7.3 Borrowing from Englishã 7.4 Globalization and Englishã 7.5 Writing with Latin and Hebrew lettersã 7.6 Conclusion Chapter 8 Hebraization of Arabic Place Namesã 8.1 Introductionã 8.2 Hebraizing names: The translation of ideological orientation and political thinkingã 8.3 Conclusion Chapter 9 The Current Linguistic Landscape in the Palestinian Arab Localities in Israelã 9.1 Linguistic landscape- A brief backgroundã 9.1.1 Studies on linguistic landscape in Israelã 9.2 The Palestinian Arab linguistic landscape in Israelã 9.2.1 Hebrew and Hebraizationã 9.2.2 Palestinian Arab uniquenessã 9.2.3 Conclusionã 9.3 The linguistic landscape from a different perspective: Umm-el-Fahm as a case studyã 9.3.1 Umm-el-Fahm: Backgroundã 9.3.2 The linguistic landscape in the cityã 9.3.3 Conclusions Chapter 10 The Arabic Language in the Palestinian Arab Education Systemã 10.1 Introductionã 10.2 The effect of the Arabic curricula on the Palestinian Arab identityã 10.3 The hurdles blocking the achievement of high competence in Standard Arabicã 10.4 What is the role of the Arabic language in the Palestinian Arab education system?ã 10.5 Conclusion Chapter 11 Teaching Arabic in Jewish Schools: Language of the Neighbour or the Enemy?ã 11.1 Introductionã 11.2 Teaching the Arabic languageã 11.3 Jewish attitudes towards the Arabic languageã 11.4 Goals of teaching Arabicã 11.5 Bilingual schools: Hand-in-Hand schoolsã 11.6 Conclusion Chapter 12 Language Ideology and Attitudes: Arabic Language Academies and Future Vision Documentsã 12.1 Language ideology and attitudes towards Arabicã 12.1.1 The Communist Party and the Democratic Frontã 12.1.2 Balad Partyã 12.1.3 The Islamic Movementã 12.1.4 Civil organizationsã 12.2 Surveyã 12.3 Conclusionã 12.4 Arabic language academies in the Israeli context: Between the research role and nationalist aspirationsã 12.4.1Arabic language academiesã 12.4.1.1 A brief backgroundã 12.4.1.2 The Cairo Academy as an exampleã 12.4.1.3 The Cairo Academy: Goals, committees and achievementsã 12.4.2 Arabic Language Academies in Israelã 12.4.2.1 The formation of the Arabic Language Academy in Israel ã 12.4.2.2 The official Arabic language academyã 12.4.2.3 The Al-Qasemi Arabic Language Academyã 12.4.3 Conclusionã 12.5 The role of Arabic according to future vision documentsã 12.5.1 Introductionã 12.5.2 Arabic in the future vision documentsã 12.5.3 Conclusion Chapter 13 Epilogue - Facing the Challenges ã 13.1 Challenges of the Arabic languageã 13.2 Facing the challenges ã 13.2.1 Arabic as a strategic choice for building an Arab knowledge society ã 13.2.2 Meeting the challenges: Building a frameworkã 13.3 Practical proposalsã 13.4 Conclusion Referencesã Indexã .
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138063556 20171204
In Arabic in Israel, Muhammad Amara analyses the status of Arabic following the creation of the State of Israel and documents its impact on the individual and collective identity of Israel's Palestinian Arab citizens. The interplay of language and identity in conflict situations is also examined. This work represents the culmination of many years of research on Arabic linguistic repertoire and educational policy regarding the language of the Palestinian citizens of Israel. It draws all of these factors together while linking them to local, regional and global developments. Its perspective is interdisciplinary and, as such, examines the topic from a number of angles including linguistic, social, cultural and political.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138063556 20171204
Green Library
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4 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Volume 1. Foundations, Language Design, Human-Animal studies, Unification
  • volume 2. Language Development, Acquisition, Impairments
  • volume 3. Language Variation, Parameters, Evolution
  • volume 4. Complexity, Grammar, Human/Animal Divide, Brain Studies.
Biolinguistics, the study of the relation between humans' biology and the properties of the Language Faculty, is an emergent and lively field, and is central to linguistics. It gives rise to lively debates on the origin of language, and the specificity of human language in the animal kingdom as well as the biological basis of the human language capacities. This new four volume collection will assemble important contributions to the field, exploring the foundations of the subject and language development, variation in languages and biology, and complexities in language and biology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138859159 20180122
Green Library
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xiv, 324 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Globalization of Chinese media: the global context
  • China's role in remapping global communication
  • Domestic context of Chinese media's globalization
  • From the outside in: CCTV going global in a new world communication order
  • Soft power and the strategic context for China's "media going global" policy
  • Tiangao or tianxia? The ambiguities of CCTV's English-language news for Africa
  • China Daily: Beijing's global voice?
  • The "going out" of China Radio International
  • Internationalization of China's new documentary
  • China's media going global: newspapers and magazines
  • The effectiveness of Chinese cultural centres in China's public diplomacy
  • Foreign correspondents in China: partner or liability in China's public diplomacy?
  • China in Africa: refiguring centre-periphery media dynamics
  • The rise of China's financial media: globalizing economy vs. globalizing economic discourse
  • The three patterns of Chinese international communication
  • Advertising in China: global implications and impacts
  • Social media and global conversation
  • Transforming entertainment television through transnational formats
  • Yunnan media rhetoric on the "gateway" to Southeast Asia.
"As part of China's 'going out' strategy, China is using its media to promote its views and vision to the wider world and to counter negative images in the US-dominated international media. China's Media Go Global, the first edited collection on this subject, evaluates how the unprecedented expansion of Chinese media and communications is changing the global media landscape and the role of China within it. Each chapter examines a different dimension of Chinese media's globalization, from newspapers, radio, film and television, to social media and journalism cultures and practices. Topics include the rise of CCTV and its ambitions to dominate the global market alongside the BBC and CNN; China Daily as an instrument of China's public diplomacy; the history of China's New Documentary movement; the influence of Western newspapers' move online on Chinese media models and the fierce discussion around the growth of China's state media in Africa. As well as chapters discussing entertainment television, financial media and the advertising market in China. This collection of essays offers a comprehensive evaluation of complex debates concerning the impact of China on the international media landscape now, and in the future. It makes a distinctive addition to Chinese media studies, as well as to broader global media discourses. Beyond its primary readership among academics and students, China's Media Go Global is aimed at the growing constituency of general readers, for whom the role of the media in globalization is a matter of wider interest" -- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
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133 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Linguistic background : semantics and pragmatics
  • Linguistic relativity: Sapir, Whorf, and kinship
  • Culture as shared differentially distributed pragmatic knowledge
  • Cognitive structures and social units
  • Prototype-extension view of concepts
  • Kinds of collective cognitive structures I
  • Kinds of collective cognitive structures II : cultural models of action
  • Individual knowledge and individual use of cultural knowledge
  • Cultural models, methods and empirical data.
"A particular culture is associated with a particular community, and thus has a social dimension. But how does culture operate and how is it to be defined? Is it to be taken as the behavioral repertoire of members of that community, as the products of their behavior, or as the shared mental content that produces the behavior? Is it to be viewed as a coherent whole or only a collection of disparate parts? Culture is shared, but how totally? How is culture learned and maintained over time, and how does it change? In Culture as a system, Kronenfeld adopts a cognitive approach to culture to offer answers to these questions. Combining insights from cognitive psychology and linguistic anthropology with research on collective knowledge systems, he offers an understanding of culture as a collectively held pragmatic cognitive system. The cognitive system is shown to be behavioral as well as linguistic, and, in addition to intellectual knowledge, involves expectations about peoples' feelings, attitudes, and behaviors. He argues that the need for effectiveness in communication and joint action in novel situations requires the system to be productive: that society's division of labor requires knowledge to be distributed differentially across the population, but still systematically integrated. Engagingly written, it is essential reading for scholars and graduate students of cognitive anthropology, linguistic anthropology, sociology of culture, philosophy, and computational cognitive science"--Abstract.
Green Library
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xxv, 182 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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x, 448 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Part A: Transformational constraints 1 Brief Overview of the History of Generative Grammar 2 Noam Chomsky: A selected annotated bibliography 3 Comp-t Effects: Variation in the Position and Features of C 4 Freezing Effects and Objects 5 Medial-wh Phenomena, Parallel Movement, and Parameters 6 Sentential subjects in English and Norwegian 7 Be careful how you use the left periphery Part B: The syntax-semantics interface 8 Negative Concord and (Multiple) Agree: A Case Study of West Flemish 9 Medial adjunct PPs in English: Implications for the syntax of sentential negation 10 Neodavidsonianism in semantics and syntax 11 Interrogatives, Instructions, and I-languages: An I-Semantics for Questions Part C: Multilingualism and formal grammar 12 Generative grammar and language mixing 13 Language mixing and exoskeletal theory: A case study of word-internal mixing in American Norwegian 14 Grammatical Gender in American Norwegian Heritage Language: Stability or attrition?
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138289697 20171218
This volume draws together fourteen previously published papers which explore the nature of mental grammar through a formal, generative approach. The book begins by outlining the development of formal grammar in the last fifty years, with a particular focus on the work of Noam Chomsky, and moves into an examination of a diverse set of phenomena in various languages that shed light on theory and model construction. Many of the papers focus on comparisons between English and Norwegian, highlighting the importance of comparative approaches to the study of language. With a comprehensive collection of papers that demonstrate the richness of formal approaches, this volume is key reading for students and scholars interested in the study of grammar.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138289697 20171218
Green Library
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455 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Since its inception, the field of graphic design--whose primary aim is visual communication--has struggled between two contradictory poles: design resulting from a rigorous, fixed set of rules, and design that expresses the hand of the artist. But what if designers focused on process and critical analysis over visual outcome? Through a carefully selected collection of more than seventy-five seminal texts spanning centuries and bridging the disciplines of art, architecture, design history, philosophy, and cultural theory, this illuminating anthology establishes a new paradigm for graphic design methodologies for the twenty-first century"-- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
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x, 272 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Green Library
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xvi, 370 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
  • List of Figures List of Tables List of Contributors Introduction I. Dialects in Localised Delocalised Contexts 1. Nonstandard dialect and identity 2. The elusive dialect border 3. Dialect performances in super diverse communities: the case for ethnographic approaches to language variation II. Nation- States and Identity Construction in Relation to a Standard and a Dialect 4.ã The construction of linguistic borders and the rise of national identity in South Sudan: some insights into Juba Arabic (arabi juba) 5. From language to dialect and back: the case of Piedmontese 6. Darija and the construction of "Moroccanness" 7. `Sloppy speech is like sloppy dress': folk attitudes towards non-standard British English ã III. Contact, Variation, Performance and Metalinguistic Discourse 8. ã From varieties in contact to the selection of linguistic features in multilingual settings 9. `You live in the United States, you speak English', decian las maestras: how New Mexican Spanish speakers enact, ascribe and reject ethnic identities 10. The social meanings of Wolof and French: contact dialects, language ideology, and competing modernities in Senegal 11. The social value of variation in Tetouan and Ghomara (Northwestern Morocco) 12. New presentations of self in everyday life: Linguistic transgressions in England, Germany and Japan 13. Language and identity in Siwa Oasis: Indexing belonging, localness and authenticity in a small minority community ã IV. The Media, Dialect Performance and Language Variation ã 14.ã ã Youtube Yinzers: Stancetaking and the performance of Pittsburghese 15. Performing Scottish identity on Screen: Language, Identity, and Humour in Scottish Television Comedy 16. Identity, Repertoire, and Performance: The Case of an Egyptian Poet 17. Ruination and amusement - dialect, youth and revolution in Naijaã 18. Dialectal variation and identity in post-revolutionary Libyan media: The case of Dragunov (2014) 19.ã ã The effect of TV and internal versus external contact on variation in Syrian rural child language Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138241787 20171227
Identity and Dialect Performance discusses the relationship between identity and dialects. It starts from the assumption that the use of dialect is not just a product of social and demographic factors, but can also be an intentional performance of identity. Dialect performance is related to identity construction and in a highly globalised world, the linguistic repertoire has increased rapidly, thereby changing our conventional assumptions about dialects and their usage. The key outstanding feature of this particular book is that it spans an extensive range of communities and dialects; Italy, Hong Kong, Morocco, Egypt, Syria, Japan, Germany, The Sudan, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Spain, US, UK, French Guiana, Colombia, and Libya.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138241787 20171227
Green Library

12. Language [2018]

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31 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
This module on the nature of language aims to provide the novice and even experienced teacher with a broad and accessible picture of language as a formal system. As such, it covers topics such as the nature of words, sounds, and syntax. The module places particular emphasis on the abstract and complex nature of language and how it does not resemble typical pedagogical rules and so-called "rules of thumb" often used with language learners.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138501645 20171023
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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viii, 154 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Philosophical approaches to meaning
  • Semantics
  • Pragmatics
  • Conclusion.
Green Library
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xiv, 198 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Introduction: Emerging Social Distinctions and the Semiotic Inadequacy of the "Common Speech" Chapter 1. Sociolinguistic Change, Style, and Ideology Chapter 2. Beijing Yuppies: The New Business Elite Chapter 3. Cosmopolitan Mandarin in the Making of Beijing Yuppies Chapter 4. Cosmopolitan Mandarin in the Making of a New Chinese Middle-Class Consumer Chapter 5. Warring Standards: Contesting the Enregisterment of Cosmopolitan Mandarin Chapter 6. A Style-Based Approach to Sociolinguistic Change.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415708081 20171201
Language and Social Change in China: Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin offers an innovative and authoritative account of the crucial role of language in shaping the sociocultural landscape of contemporary China. Based on a wide range of data collected since the 1990s and grounded in quantitative and discourse analyses of sociolinguistic variation, Qing Zhang tracks the emergence of what she terms "Cosmopolitan Mandarin" as a new stylistic resource for a rising urban elite and a new middle-class consumption-based lifestyle. The book powerfully illuminates that Cosmopolitan Mandarin participates in dismantling the prereform, socialist, conformist society by bringing about new social distinctions. Rich in cultural and linguistic details, the book is the first of its kind to highlight the implications of language change on the social order and cultural life of contemporary China. Language and Social Change in China is ideal for students and scholars interested in sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology, and Chinese language and society.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415708081 20171201
Green Library
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xv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Chapter 1. Introduction Exploring language, identity and cycling in the new media agePART I. IDENTITIES IN THE MEDIAChapter 2. `Mark, Mark, can we have a word?' Narrative and evaluation in the media interviewChapter 3. Coming cleanFraming and identity negotiation in the Oprah-Lance Armstrong interviewChapter 4. Multimodality identity in manga Yowamushi Pedal and the semiotics of Japanese comicsPART II. IDENTITY AND ONLINE COMMUNITIESChapter 5. Having a Rashomon momentIdentity negotiation in an online communityChapter 6. Making the linkIntertextual resources in an online forumChapter 7. The case of Franz Identity and carnival in online communitiesPART III. MULTIMODALITY, CORPORATE IDENTITY, AND MARKET POSITIONING Chapter 8. `Hey you, thanks for buying our stuff.' Language, multimodality and identity in two corporate websitesChapter 9. "68 years on the same B17"Brooks, consumer reviews and brand loyaltyChapter 10. In pursuit of marginal gains Corporate sponsorship and brand-building videosChapter 11. Welcome to the GCN show! Community and identity on YouTubeChapter 12. Conclusion Rethinking interpersonal semiotics in new media.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137519504 20171201
This book examines how identities associated with cycling are evoked, narrated and negotiated in a media context dominated by digital environments. Arguing that the nature of identity is being impacted by the changing nature of the material and semiotic resources available for making meaning, the author introduces an approach to exploring such identity positioning through the interrelated frameworks of Systemic Functional Linguistics and Multimodal Analysis, and illustrates how this happens in practice. The book is divided into three parts, each of which focuses on a different aspect of identity and media environment. Part I considers celebrity identities in the conventional media of print and television. Part II investigates community and leisure / sporting identity through an online cycling forum, while Part III examines corporate identity realised through corporate websites, consumer reviews and Youtube channels. This unique volume will appeal to students and scholars of discourse analysis, applied linguistics and the world of cycling.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137519504 20171201
Green Library

16. Language isolates [2018]

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xiv, 378 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • List of Figures List of Maps List of Tables List of Contributors Introduction (Lyle Campbell) Chapter 1 Language Isolates and Their History (Lyle Campbell) Chapter 2 Ancient Near Eastern and European Isolates (Piotr Michalowski) Chapter 3 Basque and the Reconstruction of Isolated Languages (Joseba A. Lakarra) Chapter 4 Ainu (Thomas Dougherty) Chapter 5 Burushaski (Alexander D. Smith) Chapter 6 Other isolated Languages of Asia (Stefan Georg) Chapter 7 African Language Isolates (Roger Blench) Chapter 8 Language Isolates of North America (Marianne Mithun) Chapter 9 Language Isolates of Mesoamerica and Northern Mexico (Raina Heaton) Chapter 10 Language Isolates in South America (Frank Seifart and Harald Hammarstrom) Chapter 11 Language Isolates in the New Guinea region (Harald Hammarstrom) Chapter 12 Language Isolates of Australia (Claire Bowern) Chapter 13 Endangerment of Language Isolates (Eve Okura) References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138821057 20171211
Language Isolates explores this fascinating group of languages that surprisingly comprise a third of the world's languages. Individual chapters written by experts on these languages examine the world's major language isolates and language isolates by geographic regions, with up-to-date descriptions of many, including previously undocumented language isolates. Each language isolate represents a unique lineage and a unique window on what is possible in human language, making this an essential volume for anyone interested in understanding the diversity of human language. Language Isolates is key reading for professionals and students in linguistics and anthropology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138821057 20171211
Green Library
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x, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Green Library
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xvii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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vi, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Susanne Foellmer, Margreth Lunenborg, Christoph Raetzsch Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity: Transdisciplinary Approaches Part I: Framing Media Practices: Theoretical Perspectives 1. From Public Sphere to Performative Publics: Developing Media Practice as an Analytic Model Margreth Lunenborg/ Christoph Raetzsch 2. Reframing Modes of Resistance: Performing and Choreographing Protest Through Media Practices Susanne Foellmer/ Matthias Warstat Part II: Approaching Media Practices: Mobilities - Movements - Interventions 3. Mobilising the homeless? A proposal for the concept of banal mobilisation Maren Hartmann 4. Gezi Uprising: Performative Democracy and Politics of the Body in an Extended Space of Appearance Gurur Ertem 5.Mobilise, justify, accuse - the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood strategies in the context of changing media practices Carola Richter 6. The Mechanics of Signification - Making the Story of Embros Gigu Argyropoulou/ Natascha Siouzouli 7. "Narco Culture" and Media Practices: Negotiating Gender Identities in Contexts of Violence Teresa Orozco Martinez/ Martha Zapata Galindo 8. Performing fragmented realities: Interventionist media practice by LIGNA, Rimini Protokoll and plan b Patrick Primavesi 9. Succession or Cessation: The Challenge of New Media for the Japan-Korea Solidarity Movement Misook Lee Afterword: A precarious dance, a derivative sociality Randy Martin.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138210134 20171030
As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals' engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions of the world to argue that media change and social change converge on a redefinition of the relations of individuals to larger collective bodies. To this end, contributors examine new collective actors emerging in the public arena through digital media or established actors adjusting to a diversified communication environment. The book offers an important contribution to a vibrant, transdisciplinary, and international field of research emerging at the intersections of communication, performance and social movement studies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138210134 20171030
Green Library
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xii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction by Levi Bryant I Poetics Principles of Ligual Poiesis The Poetic Function of Language (Jakobson) The Potentializing Function of Language (Guillaume) Poietic Linguistics The Myth of the Arbitrariness of the Sign Speculative Poetics II The Analytic Circle The Ligual Creation of a True World Triadic Logic of the Sign (Pierce) The Poetic Triad The Linguistic Turn, or: the Signified as Predicate of the Signifier S means X by Y (Kripke, Meillassoux, Harman) Lingual Things and the Ontology of Individuals (Strawson) III Speculation Aspects of a Poetics of Thought The Speculative Triad Subject - Object - Other: our Methodical Constellation Abduction as a Poietic Procedure Poeticizing Philosophy IV Cognition Metanoia is an Anagram of Anatomie173 The Recursive Structure of Cognition (Metzinger and Malabou) The Coevolution of Language and the Brain Aspects of Universal Grammar (Chomsky v. Leiss): Generative, Extra-linguistic, Cognitive Semiotics of the Brain (Deacon) Epilogue The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth! Matters Ethical (and Religious) Going Beyond Thought: Temporality Glossary Notes Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781350004726 20171227
Fusing speculative realism, analytical and linguistic philosophy this book theorises the fundamental impact the experience of reading has on us. In reading, language provides us with a world and meaning becomes perceptible. We can connect with another subjectivity, another place, another time. At its most extreme, reading changes our understanding of the world around us. Metanoia- meaning literally a change of mind or a conversion-refers to this kind of new way of seeing. To see the world in a new light is to accept that our thinking has been irrevocably transformed. How is that possible? And is it merely an intellectual process without any impact on the world outside our brains? Innovatively tackling these questions, this book mobilizes discussions from linguistics, literary theory, philosophy of language, and cognitive science. It re-articulates linguistic consciousness by underlining the poetic, creative moment of language and sheds light on the ability of language to transform not only our thinking but the world around us as well.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781350004726 20171227
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