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Items in Philology and Linguistics (P1 - P1091) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 120 days.


  • Writing for the media / by Adrian Wheeler (FPRCA)
    P 96 A86 W44 2019eb
    This is a media writing guide for PR people.The media use one per cent of the material PR people send them. What can we do to increase the hit-rate of the stories we write on behalf of our clients or employers?We need to know exactly what the media want and what they don't want.We should be able to write material according to the rules and conventions which the media themselves observe.We ought to know how to compose, present and lay out stories in a manner which saves the media time and earns their approval.We can enhance our pick-up if we know how to produce good media photography, video and infographics.We must know how to pitch a story professionally.This Guide is an A to Z of media writing for anyone working in PR who wants to get better results.

  • Translating across sensory and linguistic borders : intersemiotic journeys between media / Madeleine Campbell, Ricarda Vidal, editors
    P 306.97 S63 T73 2019eb

  • Foreign language teaching in Romanian higher education : teaching methods, learning outcomes / Lucia-Mihaela Grosu-Rădulescu, editor
    P 57 R6 F67 2018eb

  • Digitizing democracy / edited by Aljosha Karim Schapals, Axel Bruns, and Brian McNair
    P 95.8 D54 2019eb

  • Learning vocabulary in another language / I.S.P. Nation
    P 53.9 N29 2013eb
    An updated edition of the key reference work in the area of second and foreign language vocabulary studies. This book provides a detailed survey of research and theory on the teaching and learning of vocabulary with the aim of providing pedagogical suggestions for both teachers and learners. It contains descriptions of numerous vocabulary learning strategies which are justified and supported by reference to experimental research, case studies, and teaching experience. It also describes what vocabulary learners need to know to be effective language users. This title shows that by taking a systematic approach to vocabulary learning, teachers can make the best use of class time and help learners get the best return for their learning effort.

  • Handbook of media management and economics / edited by Alan B. Albarran, Bozena I. Mierzejewska, Jaemin Jung
    P 96 M34 H366 2018eb

    The Handbook of Media Management and Economicshas become a required reference for students, professors, policy makers and industry practitioners. The volume was developed around two primary objectives: assessing the state of knowledge for the key topics in the media management and economics fields; and establishing the research agenda in these areas, ultimately pushing the field in new directions.

    The Handbook's chapters are organized into parts addressing the theoretical components, key issues, analytical tools, and future directions for research. With its unparalleled breadth of content from expert authors, the Handbookprovides background knowledge of the various theoretical dimensions and historical paradigms, and establishes the direction for the next phases of research in this evolving arena of study. Updates include the rise of mobile and social media, globalization, audience fragmentation and big data.


  • Ethnic Media in the Digital Age / edited by Sherry S. Yu and Matthew D. Matsaganis
    P 94.5 M55 E84 2019eb

    Ethnic media are media produced for, and frequently by, immigrants, ethnic and linguistic minority groups, and indigenous populations. These media represent a sector of the broader media industry that has seen considerable growth globally, even while many mainstream, legacy media have struggled to survive or have ceased to exist, largely due to the emergence of new communication technologies. What is missing in the literature is a careful examination of ethnic media in the digital age. The original research, including case studies, in this book provides insight into (1) what new trends are emerging in ethnic media production and consumption; (2) how ethnic media are adapting to changing technologies in the media landscape of our times; and (3) what enduring roles ethnic media perform in local communities and in an increasingly globalized world. The ethnic media that contributors discuss in this book are produced for and distributed across a variety of platforms, ranging from broadcasting and print to online platforms. Additionally, these media serve numerous immigrant, ethnic, and indigenous communities who live in and trace their origins back to a variety of regions of the world, including Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and Oceania.


  • Communication and media ethics / edited by Patrick Lee Plaisance
    P 94 C566 2018eb

    Ethics in communication and media has arguably reached a pivotal stage of maturity in the last decade, moving from disparate lines of inquiry to a theory-driven, interdisciplinary field presenting normative frameworks and philosophical explications for communicative practices. The intent of this volume is to present this maturation, to reflect the vibrant state of ethics theorizing and to illuminate promising pathways for future research.


  • Advancing comparative media and communication research / edited by Joseph M. Chan and Francis L.F. Lee
    P 96 I5 A38 2017eb

    A comparative approach to media and communication research plays an important, if not indispensable, role in achieving a core mission of researchers: to delimit the generality and specificity of media and communication theories, enabling researchers to more readily identify the influence of social, political and cultural contexts in shaping media and communication phenomena. To de-Westernize and internationalize media and communication studies has thus become the way forward for overcoming the parochialism of mainstream media and communication studies. This volume reflects on what comparative media and communication research has achieved or failed to achieve, the epistemological and theoretical challenges it is facing, and the new directions in which it should be heading.


  • A Responsive Rhetorical Art : Artistic Methods for Contemporary Public Life / Elenore Long
    P 301.5 P67 L66 2018eb

  • Counter-Desecration : A Glossary for Writing Within the Anthropocene / edited by Linda Russo and Marthe Reed
    P 39.5 C67 2018eb
    The Anthropocene is a term proposed for the present geological epoch (from the time of the Industrial Revolution onwards) to highlight the role of humanity in the transformation of earth's environment globally, has become the subject of scholarship not only in the sciences, but also in the arts and humanities as well. Ecopoetics, a multidisciplinary approach that includes thinking and writing on poetics, science, and theory as well as emphasizing innovative approaches common to conceptual poetry, rose out of the late 20th-century awareness of ecology and concerns of environmental disaster.

    Collected from contributors including Brenda Hillman, Eileen Tabios, and Christopher Cokinos, and together a monument to human responsiveness and invention, Counter-Desecration is a book of ecopoetics that compiles terms--borrowed, invented, recast--that help configure or elaborate human engagement with place. There are no analogous volumes in the field of ecocriticism and ecopoetics. The individual entries, each a sketch or a notion, through some ecopoetic lens--anti-colonialism, bioregionalism, ecological (im)balance, indigeneity, resource extraction, extinction, habitat loss, environmental justice, queerness, attentiveness, sustainability--focus and configure the emerging relations and effects of the Anthropocene. Each entry is a work of art concerned with contemporary poetics and environmental justice backed with sound observation and scholarship.

  • Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media / edited by Vanessa Joosen
    P 96 I48 C66 2018eb

    Contributions by Gökçe Elif Baykal, Lincoln Geraghty, Verónica Gottau, Vanessa Joosen, Sung-Ae Lee, Cecilia Lindgren, Mayako Murai, Emily Murphy, Mariano Narodowski, Johanna Sjöberg, Anna Sparrman, Ingrid Tomkowiak, Helma van Lierop-Debrauwer, Ilgim Veryeri Alaca, and Elisabeth Wesseling

    Media narratives in popular culture often assign interchangeable characteristics to childhood and old age, presuming a resemblance between children and the elderly. These designations in media can have far-reaching repercussions in shaping not only language, but also cognitive activity and behavior. The meaning attached to biological, numerical age--even the mere fact that we calculate a numerical age at all--is culturally determined, as is the way people "act their age."

    With populations aging all around the world, awareness of intergenerational relationships and associations surrounding old age is becoming urgent. Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media caters to this urgency and contributes to age literacy by supplying insights into the connection between childhood and senescence to show that people are aged by culture.

    Treating classic stories like the Brothers Grimm's fairy tales and Heidi ; pop culture hits like The Simpsons and Mad Men ; and international productions, such as Turkish television cartoons and South Korean films, contributors explore the recurrent idea that "children are like old people," as well as other relationships between children and elderly characters as constructed in literature and media from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. This volume deals with fiction and analyzes language as well as verbally sparse, visual productions, including children's literature, film, television, animation, and advertising.

  • From Filmmaker Warriors to Flash Drive Shamans : Indigenous Media Production and Engagement in Latin America / Richard Pace, editor
    P 94.65 L29 F76 2018eb

  • Media Constrained by Context : International Assistance and Democratic Media Transition in the Western Balkans / edited by Kristina Irion and Tarik Jusic
    P 92 B28 M425 2000eb

  • Ideologies of language / edited by John E. Joseph and Talbot J. Taylor
    P 126 I34 2014eb

  • Taming the corpus : from inflection and lexis to interpretation / Masako Fidler, Václav Cvrček, editors
    P128.C68

  • Translation Quality Assessment : From Principles to Practice / Joss Moorkens, Sheila Castilho, Federico Gaspari, Stephen Doherty, editors
    P306.2

  • Translation, brains and the computer : a neurolinguistic solution to ambiguity and complexity in machine translation / Bernard Scott
    P308

  • The Palgrave handbook of applied linguistics research methodology / Aek Phakiti, Peter De Costa, Luke Plonsky, Sue Starfield, editors
    P 129 P35 2018eb
    This Handbook provides a comprehensive treatment of basic and more advanced research methodologies in applied linguistics and offers a state-of-the-art review of methods particular to various domains within the field. Arranged thematically in 4 parts, across 41 chapters, it covers a range of research approaches, presents current perspectives, and addresses key issues in different research methods, such as designing and implementing research instruments and techniques, and analysing different types of applied linguistics data. Innovations, challenges and trends in applied linguistics research are examined throughout the Handbook. As such it offers an up-to-date and highly accessible entry point into both established and emerging approaches that will offer fresh possibilities and perspectives as well as thorough consideration of best practices. This wide-ranging volume will prove an invaluable resource to applied linguists at all levels, including scholars in related fields such as language learning and teaching, multilingualism, corpus linguistics, critical discourse analysis, discourse analysis and pragmatics, language assessment, language policy and planning, multimodal communication, and translation.



  • The role of language teacher associations in professional development / Aymen Elsheikh, Christine Coombe, Okon Effiong, editors
    P118.15

  • Exploring language aptitude : views from psychology, the language sciences, and cognitive neuroscience / Susanne M. Reiterer, editor
    P 37 E97 2018eb

  • The material culture of multilingualism / Larissa Aronin, Michael Hornsby, Grażyna Kiliańska-Przybyło, editors
    P115

  • Multilingual education yearbook 2018 : internationalization, stakeholders & multilingual education contexts / Indika Liyanage, editor
    P115

  • Emotions in second language teaching : theory, research and teacher education / Juan de Dios Martínez Agudo, editor
    P325.5.E56

  • Handbook of research and practice in heritage language education / edited by Peter Pericles Trifonas, Themistoklis Aravossitas
    P 53 H36 2018eb

  • Computational analysis and understanding of natural languages : principles, methods and applications / edited by Venkat N. Gudivada, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, United States, C.R. Rao, C. R. Rao AIMSCS, University of Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, India
    P 325.5 D38 G83 2018

    Computational Analysis and Understanding of Natural Languages: Principles, Methods and Applications, Volume 38, the latest release in this monograph that provides a cohesive and integrated exposition of these advances and associated applications, includes new chapters on Linguistics: Core Concepts and Principles, Grammars, Open-Source Libraries, Application Frameworks, Workflow Systems, Mathematical Essentials, Probability, Inference and Prediction Methods, Random Processes, Bayesian Methods, Machine Learning, Artificial Neural Networks for Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Language Core Tasks, Language Understanding Applications, and more.

    The synergistic confluence of linguistics, statistics, big data, and high-performance computing is the underlying force for the recent and dramatic advances in analyzing and understanding natural languages, hence making this series all the more important.


  • Working with written discourse / Deborah Cameron and Ivan Panović
    P 302 C3284 2014eb
    "An outstanding introduction to discourse analysis of written language in an age that is more and more characterized by multilingual, digital, and generically hybrid texts. In an accessible style, Working with Written Discourse illustrates how these texts can be analyzed employing a wide variety of approaches that are critical, multidisciplinary, and productive."
    - Professor Jaffer Sheyholislami, Carleton University

    "Comprehensive and up-to-the-minute in its discussion of areas like multimodality and the new media, without overlooking 'older' media and more conventional writing. I will recommend it highly to students at all levels."
    - Dr Mark Sebba, Lancaster University

    Addressing the practicalities of research, and embracing the complexity and variety of written forms of language, this book: grounds readers in a broad range of concepts, debates and relevant methods focuses on both theoretical questions and the 'how to' of analysis is loaded with practical activities and advice on the design and execution of research highlights computer-mediated communication and new media discourse, from text messages and tweets to mobile phone novels and online encyclopedias draws on data from international and multilingual communities. The perfect companion to Deborah Cameron's best-selling Working with Spoken Discourse , this book equips readers with practical and conceptual tools to ask questions about written discourse, and to analyse the huge variety of texts that make up our linguistic landscape. It is the essential guide for students of discourse analysis in linguistics, media and communication studies, and for social researchers across the social sciences.


  • Transcribing for social research / Alexa Hepburn, Galina B. Bolden
    P 95.45 H467 2017eb

  • Foreign language education in multilingual classrooms / edited by Andreas Bonnet, Peter Siemund
    P 53 F5933 2018
    This volume challenges traditional approaches to foreign language education and proposes to redefine them in our age of international migration and globalization. Foreign language classrooms are no longer populated by monolingual students, but increasingly by multilingual students with highly diverse language backgrounds. This necessitates a new understanding of foreign language learning and teaching. The volume brings together an international group of researchers of high caliber who specialize in third language acquisition, teaching English as an additional language, and multilingual education. In addition to topical overview articles on the multilingual policies pursued in Europe, Africa, North America, and Asia, as well as several contributions dealing with theoretical issues regarding multilingualism and plurilingualism, the volume also offers cutting edge case studies from multilingual acquisition research and foreign language classroom practice. Throughout the volume, multilingualism is interpreted as a valuable resource that can facilitate language education provided it is harnessed in appropriate conditions.

  • Food and language : discourses and foodways across cultures / Kathleen C. Riley and Amy L. Paugh
    P 305.19 F66 R55 2019

    Food and Language: Discourses and Foodways across Culturesexplores in innovative ways how food and language are intertwined across cultures and social settings. How do we talk about food? How do we interact in its presence? How do we use food to communicate? And how does social interaction feed us? The book assumes no previous linguistic or anthropological knowledge but provides readers with the understanding to pursue further research on the subject. With a full glossary at the end of the book and additional tools hosted on an eResources page (such as recommended web and video links and some suggested research exercises), this book serves as an ideal introduction for courses on food, language, and food-and-language in anthropology departments, linguistics departments, and across the humanities and social sciences. It will also appeal to any reader interested in the semiotic interplay between food and language.


  • Reflections on task-based language teaching / Rod Ellis
    P 53 E44 2018

    Task-based language teaching is now a well-established pedagogic approach but problematic issues remain, such as whether it is appropriate for all learners and in all instructional contexts. This book draws on the author's experience of working with teachers, together with his knowledge of relevant research and theory, to examine the key issues. It proposes flexible ways in which tasks can be designed and implemented in the language classroom to address the problems that teachers often face with task-based language teaching. It will appeal to researchers and teachers who are interested in task-based language teaching and the practical and theoretical issues involved. It will also be of interest to students and researchers working in the areas of applied linguistics, TESOL and second language acquisition.


  • Rhetorical audience studies and reception of rhetoric : exploring audiences empirically / Jens E. Kjeldsen, editor
    P 301 R4717 2018eb

  • Politics and digital literature in the Middle East : perspectives on online text and context / Nele Lenze
    P 95.82 M628 L36 2019eb

  • Discourse and narrative methods / Mona Livholts, Maria Tamboukou
    P 302 L58 2015eb

  • Advances in membership categorisation analysis / edited by Richard Fitzgerald and William Housley
    P 95.45 A38 2015eb

  • Dynamics of mediatization : institutional change and everyday transformations in a digital age / Olivier Driessens, Göran Bolin, Andreas Hepp, Stig Hjarvard editors
    P 96 T42 D96 2017eb

  • Cultural intermediaries : audience participation in media organisations / Jonathon Hutchinson ; foreword by Gregory Ferrell Lowe
    P 94.6 H88 2017eb

  • Cohesion, coherence and temporal reference from an experimental corpus pragmatics perspective / Cristina Grisot
    P128.C68 G75 2018

  • Irish Traveller Language : An Ethnographic and Folk-Linguistic Exploration
    P40-40.5GN301

  • Translanguaging as everyday practice / Gerardo Mazzaferro, editor
    P115.35 .T73 2018

  • Statistical language and speech processing : 6th International Conference, SLSP 2018, Mons, Belgium, October 15-16, 2018, Proceedings / Thierry Dutoit, Carlos Martín-Vide, Gueorgui Pironkov (eds.)
    P98

  • Okinawa Under Occupation : McDonaldization and Resistance to Neoliberal Propaganda / by Miyume Tanji, Daniel Broudy
    P87

  • The Palgrave handbook of affect studies and textual criticism / edited by Donald R. Wehrs and Thomas Blake
    P 47 P35 2017eb

  • Revision and the superhero genre / David Hyman
    P53.27

  • The SAGE encyclopedia of communication research methods / edited by Mike Allen
    P 91 S23 2017eb

  • Shooting a revolution : visual media and warfare in Syria / Donatella Della Ratta
    P 94.65 S95 D4 2018
    From ISIS propaganda videos to popular regime-backed TV series and digital activism, the Syrian conflict has been dramatically affected by the production of media, at the same time generating in its turn an impressive visual culture. Yet what are the aesthetic, political and material implications of the collusion between the production of this sheer amount of visual media being continuously shared and re-manipulated on the Internet, and the performance of the conflict on the ground?This ethnography uses the Syrian case to reflect more broadly on how the networked age reshapes contemporary warfare and impacts on the enactment of violence through images and on images. In stark contrast to the techno-utopias celebrating digital democracy and participatory cultures, Donatella Della Ratta's analysis exposes the dark side of online practices, where visual regimes of representation and media production dramatically intertwine with modes of destruction and the performance of violence.Exploring the most socially-mediated conflict of contemporary times, the book offers a fascinating insight into the transformation of warfare and life in the age of the internet.

  • Salience in second language acquisition / edited by Susan M. Gass, Patti Spinner and Jennifer Behney
    P 118.2 S243 2018

    Salience in Second Language Acquisition brings together contributions from top scholars of second language acquisition (SLA) in a comprehensive volume of the existing literature and current research on salience. In the first book to focus exclusively on this integral topic, the editors and contributors define and explore what makes a linguistic feature salient in sections on theory, perpetual salience, and constructed salience. They also provide a history of SLA theory and discussion on its contemporary use in research. An approachable introduction to the topic, this book is an ideal supplement to courses in SLA, and a valuable resource for researchers and scholars looking for a better understanding of the subject.


  • Linguistic ethnography : collecting, analysing and presenting data / Fiona Copland, Angela Creese ; with Frances Rock and Sara Shaw
    P 35 C67 2015eb
    This is an engaging interdisciplinary guide to the unique role of language within ethnography.

    The book provides a philosophical overview of the field alongside practical support for designing and developing your own ethnographic research. It demonstrates how to build and develop arguments and engages with practical issues such as ethics, transcription and impact.

    There are chapter-long case studies based on real research that will explain key themes and help you create and analyse your own linguistic data. Drawing on the authors' experience they outline the practical, epistemological and theoretical decisions that researchers must take when planning and carrying out their studies.

    Other key features include:

    A clear introduction to discourse analytic traditions Tips on how to produce effective field notes Guidance on how to manage interview and conversational data Advice on writing linguistic ethnographies for different audiences Annotated suggestions for further reading Full glossary This book is a master class in understanding linguistic ethnography, it will of interest to anyone conducting field research across the social sciences.


  • Phonology : a formal introduction / Alan Bale, Charles Reiss
    P 217 B25 2018

    An introduction to generative phonology using tools of basic set theory, logic, and combinatorics.

    This textbook introduces phonological theory as a branch of cognitive science for students with minimal background in linguistics. The authors use basic math and logic, including set theory, some rules of inference, and basic combinatorics, to explain phonology, and use phonology to teach the math and logic. The text is unique in its focus on logical analysis, its use of toy data, and its provision of some interpretation rules for its phonological rule syntax.

    The book's eight parts cover preliminary and background material; the motivation for phonological rules; the development of a formal model for phonological rules; the basic logic of neutralization rules; the traditional notions of allophony and complementary distribution; the logic of rule interaction, presented in terms of function composition; a survey of such issues as length, tone, syllabification, and metathesis; and features and feature logic, with a justification of decomposing segments into features and treating segments as sets of (valued) features. End-of-chapter exercises help students apply the concepts presented. Much of the discussion and many of the exercises rely on toy data, but more "real" data is included toward the end of the book. Exercises available online can be used as homework or in-class quizzes.


  • Qualitative media analysis / David L. Altheide, Christopher J. Schneider
    P 91.3 A48 2013eb

  • Hybrid media events : the Charlie Hebdo attacks and the global circulation of terrorist violence / Johanna Sumiala, Katja Valaskivi, Minttu Tikka and Jukka Huhtam aki
    P 95.8 S86 2018eb
    What are hybrid media events? Who creates them and what kind of purpose do they serve in contemporary societies? This book addresses these questions by re-thinking media events in the contemporary digital media environment saturated by intensified circulation of radical violence. The empirical analyses draw on the investigation of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, in 2015 and the global responses those attacks stirred in the media audience.
    This book provides a new way of thinking about the idea of the hybrid in global media events. The authors give special emphasis to the hybrid dynamics between the different actors, platforms and messages in such events, explaining how global news media, terrorists and political elites interact with ordinary media users in social media. It demonstrates how tweets such as "Je suis Charlie" circulate from one digital media platform to another and what kind of belongings are created in those circulations during the times of distraction. In addition, the book examines how emotions, speed of communication and fight for attention become hybridized in the digital media. All these aspects, the authors argue, shape the ways in which we make sense of global media events in the present digital age.
    The authors invite readers to critically reflect the technological, economical, political and socio-cultural challenges connected with today's global media events and the ethical encounters they may entail.

  • Vindicated : closing the Hispanic achievement gap through English immersion / by Johanna J. Haver ; foreword by Rosalie Pedalino Porter
    P 119.32 U6 H388 2018
    This book focuses on how to best educate Hispanic English-limited students who tend to be the ethnic group most likely to be taught in their native language and, consequently, to do poorly when compared to all immigrant children limited in English. It provides evidence that the Hispanic students have made impressive gains where states passed anti-bilingual education laws. It compares that success to the students' failure in New York and Colorado where bilingual education still prevails.

  • Uptalk : the phenomenon of rising intonation / Paul Warren, School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington
    P 222 W37 2016
    'Uptalk' is commonly used to refer to rising intonation at the end of declarative sentences, or (to put it more simply) the tendency for people to make statements that sound like questions, a phenomenon that has received wide exposure and commentary in the media. How and where did it originate? Who are the most frequent 'uptalkers'? How much does it vary according to the speaker's age, gender and regional dialect? Is it found in other languages as well as English? These and other questions are the subject of this fascinating book. The first comprehensive analysis of 'uptalk', it examines its historical origins, geographical spread and social influences. Paul Warren also looks at the media's coverage of the phenomenon, including the tension between the public's perception and the views of experts. Uptalk will be welcomed by those working in linguistics, as well as anyone interested in the way we talk today.

  • Words and images : a French rendez-vous / edited & translated by Anthony Wall
    P 93.5 W66 2010eb

  • The reconstruction of modality in Chinese-English government press conference interpreting : a corpus-based study / Xin Li
    P299.M6

  • News media coverage of environmental challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean : mediating demand, degradation and development / Bruno Takahashi, Juliet Pinto, Manuel Chavez, Mercedes Vigón, editors
    P 96 E572 L29 2018eb

  • Conferencing and presentation English for young academics / Michael Guest
    P 129 G84 2018eb

  • University writing in central and Eastern Europe : Tradition, Transition, and Innovation / Mădălina Chitez [and 4 others] editors
    P302.18

  • #Balkanization : a critical study of otherness through twitter / Liridona Veliu
    P 302 V45 2018eb

  • Lexical collocation analysis : advances and applications / Pascual Cantos-Gómez, Moisés Almela-Sánchez, editors
    P325.5.C56

  • Formal Grammar 2018 : 23rd International Conference, FG 2018, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 11-12, 2018, Proceedings / Annie Foret, Greg Kobele, Sylvain Pogodalla (eds.)
    P98 .I58 2018eb

  • Media and the government of populations : communication, technology, power / Philip Dearman, Cathy Greenfield, Peter Williams
    P90
    This book deals with the social, cultural and especially political significance of media by shifting from the usual focus on the public sphere and publics and paying attention to populations. It describes key moments where populations of different sorts have been subject to formative and diverse projects of governing, in which communication has been key. It brings together governmentality studies with the study of media practices and communication technologies. Chapters consider print culture and the new political technology of individuals; digital economies as places where populations are formed, known and managed as productive resources; workplaces, schools, clinics and homes as sites of governmental objectives; and how to appropriately link communication technologies and practices with politics. Through these chapters Philip Dearman, Cathy Greenfield and Peter Williams demonstrate the value of considering communication in terms of the government of populations.

  • Multi-Dimensional Summarization in Cyber-Physical Society / Hai Zhuge
    P98.5.A87

    Text summarization has been studied for over a half century, but traditional methods process texts empirically and neglect the fundamental characteristics and principles of language use and understanding. Automatic summarization is a desirable technique for processing big data. This reference summarizes previous text summarization approaches in a multi-dimensional category space, introduces a multi-dimensional methodology for research and development, unveils the basic characteristics and principles of language use and understanding, investigates some fundamental mechanisms of summarization, studies dimensions on representations, and proposes a multi-dimensional evaluation mechanism. Investigation extends to incorporating pictures into summary and to the summarization of videos, graphs and pictures, and converges to a general summarization method. Further, some basic behaviors of summarization are studied in the complex cyber-physical-social space. Finally, a creative summarization mechanism is proposed as an effort toward the creative summarization of things, which is an open process of interactions among physical objects, data, people, and systems in cyber-physical-social space through a multi-dimensional lens of semantic computing. The author's insights can inspire research and development of many computing areas.

    The first book that proposes the method for the summarization of things in cyber-physical society through a multi-dimensional lens of semantic computing. A transformation from the traditional application-driven research paradigm into a data-driven research paradigm for creative summarization through information modeling, cognitive modeling and knowledge modeling. A multi-dimensional methodology for studying, managing, creating and applying methods.

  • World media ethics : cases and commentary / Robert S. Fortner and P. Mark Fackler
    P 94 F66 2018
    Emphasizing the intertwined concepts of freedom of the press and social responsibility, this is the first book to cover media ethics from a truly global perspective. Case studies on hot topics and issues of enduring importance in media studies are introduced and thoroughly analyzed, with particular focus on ones involving social media and public protest Written by two global media ethics experts with extensive teaching experience, this work covers the whole spectrum of media, from news, film, and television, to advertising, PR, and digital media End-of-chapter exercises, discussion questions, and commentary boxes from a global group of scholars reinforce student learning, engage readers, and offer diverse perspectives

  • Eye tracking and multidisciplinary studies on translation / edited by Callum Walker, Federico M. Federici
    P 306.2 E98 2018
    Through cohesive yet wide-ranging contributions focused on the rapidly growing area of eye tracking in Translation Studies, this volume provides readers with an insightful cross-section of the state of the art in this multidisciplinary field. Showcasing the great potential and challenges of this still nascent paradigm, it offers novel, practical methods and approaches to conduct ambitious, experimental studies. Through a variety of methodologically-oriented chapters and case studies, categorised into three key areas - 'Method', 'Process' and 'Product' -, the book presents some of the most up-to-date eye-tracking methods and results in Translation Studies, including experiment design, statistical and analytical approaches, the translation process, audience and reader response, and audiovisual translation. The reproducible research protocols, re-iterative approaches and ambitious triangulations of data included in this volume seek to inspire new research using eye tracking in Translation Studies by providing the necessary methodological support and ideas for new avenues of inquiry.

  • Orthography, phonology, morphology, and meaning / edited by Ram Frost, Leonard Katz
    P240.2 O76 1992eb
    The area of research on printed word recognition has been one of the most active in the field of experimental psychology for well over a decade. However, notwithstanding the energetic research effort and despite the fact that there are many points of consensus, major controversies still exist.

    This volume is particularly concerned with the putative relationship between language and reading. It explores the ways by which orthography, phonology, morphology and meaning are interrelated in the reading process. Included are theoretical discussions as well as reviews of experimental evidence by leading researchers in the area of experimental reading studies. The book takes as its primary issue the question of the degree to which basic processes in reading reflect the structural characteristics of language such as phonology and morphology. It discusses how those characteristics can shape a language's orthography and affect the process of reading from word recognition to comprehension.

    Contributed by specialists, the broad-ranging mix of articles and papers not only gives a picture of current theory and data but a view of the directions in which this research area is vigorously moving.












  • Routley-Meyer ternary relational semantics for intuitionistic-type negations / Gemma Robles and José M. Méndez
    P 325 R63 2018eb

    Routley-Meyer Ternary Relational Semantics for Intuitionistic-type Negations examines how to introduce intuitionistic-type negations into RM-semantics. RM-semantics is highly malleable and capable of modeling families of logics which are very different from each other. This semantics was introduced in the early 1970s, and was devised for interpreting relevance logics. In RM-semantics, negation is interpreted by means of the Routley operator, which has been almost exclusively used for modeling De Morgan negations. This book provides research on particular features of intuitionistic-type of negations in RM-semantics, while also defining the basic systems and many of their extensions by using models with or without a set of designated points.

    Provides a clear development of the fundamentals of RM-semantics in a new application Covers the most general research on ternary relational semantics Includes scrutiny of constructive negation from the ternary relational perspective

  • Raciolinguistics : how language shapes our ideas about race / edited by H. Samy Alim, John R. Rickford and Arnetha F. Ball
    P 120 R32 R34 2016
    Raciolinguistics reveals the central role that language plays in shaping our ideas about race and vice versa. The book brings together a team of leading scholars-working both within and beyond the United States-to share powerful, much-needed research that helps us understand the increasingly vexed relationships between race, ethnicity, and language in our rapidly changing world. Combining the innovative, cutting-edge approaches of race and ethnic studies with fine-grained linguistic analyses, authors cover a wide range of topics including the struggle over the very term "African American," the racialized language education debates within the increasing number of "majority-minority" immigrant communities in the U.S., the dangers of multicultural education in a Europe that is struggling to meet the needs of new migrants, and the sociopolitical and cultural meanings of linguistic styles used in Brazilian favelas, South African townships, Mexican and Puerto Rican barrios in Chicago, and Korean American "cram schools" in New York City, among other sites.

    Taking into account rapidly changing demographics in the U.S and shifting cultural and media trends across the globe--from Hip Hop cultures, to transnational Mexican popular and street cultures, to Israeli reality TV, to new immigration trends across Africa and Europe--Raciolinguistics shapes the future of scholarship on race, ethnicity, and language. By taking a comparative look across a diverse range of language and literacy contexts, the volume seeks not only to set the research agenda in this burgeoning area of study, but also to help resolve pressing educational and political problems in some of the most contested raciolinguistic contexts in the world.

  • Exploring discourse strategies in social and cognitive interaction : multimodal and cross-linguistic perspectives / edited by Manuela Romano ; M. Dolores Porto
    P 302.35 E96 2016
    This volume offers readers interested in Discourse Analysis and/or Socio-Cognitive models of language a closer view of the relationship between discourse, cognition and society by disclosing how the cognitive mechanisms of discourse processing depend on shared knowledge and situated cognition. An inter- and multidisciplinary approach is proposed that combines theories and methodologies coming from Conceptual Metaphor Theory, Multimodal Metaphor Theory, Critical Discourse Analysis, Narratology, Systemic Functional Linguistics, Appraisal Theory, together with the most recent developments of Socio-Cognitive Linguistics, for the analysis of real communicative events, which range from TV reality shows, commercials, digital stories or political debates, to technical texts, architectural memorials, newspapers and autobiographical narratives. Still, several key notions are recurrent in all contributions -embodiment , multimodality , conceptual integration , metaphor , and creativity- as the fundamental constituents of discourse processing. It is only through this wide-ranging epistemological and empirical approach that the complexity of discourse strategies in real contexts, i.e. human communication, can be fully comprehended, and that discourse analysis and cognitive linguistics can be brought closer together.

  • Cross-linguistic transfer in reading in multilingual contexts / edited by Elena Zaretsky, Clark University, Mila Schwartz, Oranim Academic College of Education, Israel
    P 118.25 C78 2016
    This book represents concurrent attempts of multiple researchers to address the issue of cross-linguistic transfer in literacy. It includes broad spectrum of languages and reflects a new generation of conceptualizations of cross-linguistic transfer, offering a different level of complexity by studying children who are trilingual and even learning a fourth language.
    The collection of papers in this volume tried to capture the dynamic developmental changes in cross-linguistic transfer that include such factors as age of acquisition, typological proximity of L1 and L2 (and L3, L4), intensity of exposure to language and reading in ambient and newly acquired language(s), quality of input and home literacy. More stringent methodological considerations allowed to isolate specific constructs that suggest either primary levels of children's metalinguistic abilities (phonological awareness that can be applied cross-linguistically) or a more language-specific constructs (morphological awareness) that relies on various factors, including typological proximity, language proficiency and task demands.
    Originally published in Written Language & Literacy , Vol. 17:1 2014.

  • Assessment in second language pronunciation / edited by Okim Kang and April Ginther
    P 118.75 A77 2018

    Assessment in Second Language Pronunciationhighlights the importance of pronunciation in the assessment of second language speaking proficiency. Leading researchers from around the world cover practical issues as well as theoretical principles, enabling the understanding and application of the theory involved in assessment in pronunciation.

    Key features of this book include:

    Examination of key criteria in pronunciation assessment, including intelligibility, comprehensibility and accentedness; Exploration of the impact of World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca on pronunciation assessment; Evaluation of the validity and reliability of testing, including analysis of scoring methodologies; Discussion of current and future practice in assessing pronunciation via speech recognition technology.

    Assessment in Second Language Pronunciation is vital reading for students studying modules on pronunciation and language testing and assessment.


  • Political elites in Canada : power and influence in instantaneous times / edited by Alex Marland, Thierry Giasson, and Andrea Lawlor
    P 95.82 C3 P65 2018
    Political Elites in Canada offers a timely look at Canadian political power brokers and how they are adapting to a fast-paced digital media environment. Elite power structures are changing worldwide, with traditional influencers losing authority over prevailing social, economic, and political structures. This volume explores the changing landscape for power brokers, the ascent of new elites, and how they are using digital communication to connect with Canadians in unprecedented ways. Featuring studies of governmental decision makers in the public service and non-governmental influence brokers, such as social media commentators, this collection is a much-needed synthesis of elite politics in Canada.

  • The craft of criticism : critical media studies in practice / edited by Michael Kackman and Mary Celeste Kearney
    P 91 C69 2018

    With contributions from 30 leading media scholars, this collection provides a comprehensive overview of the main methodologies of critical media studies. Chapters address various methods of textual analysis, as well as reception studies, policy, production studies, and contextual, multi-method approaches, like intertextuality and cultural geography. Film and television are at the heart of the collection, which also addresses emergent technologies and new research tools in such areas as software studies, gaming, and digital humanities. Each chapter includes an intellectual history of a particular method or approach, a discussion of why and how it was used to study a particular medium or media, relevant examples of influential work in the area, and an in-depth review of a case study drawn from the author's own research. Together, the chapters in this collection give media critics a complete toolbox of essential critical media studies methodologies.


  • Linguistics and economics / by Ferruccio Rossi-Landi
    P 41 R63 1977

  • Psycholinguistics / edited by John Morton and John C. Marshall
    P 37 P758 1977

  • Report of the Bilingual Districts Advisory Board, October 1975
    P 379 C36 1975

  • Language zones in Canada : a reference supplement to the Report of the Second Bilingual Districts Advisory Board / D.G. Cartwright
    P 379 C37 1976
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