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Semiotics: Theory and Applications $245.00
Editors: Steven C. Hamel
Book Description:
Semiotics is the study of sign processes (semiosis), or signification and communication, signs and symbols, and is usually divided into three branches: Semantics, Syntactics, and Pragmatics. Semiotics is frequently seen as having important anthropological dimensions. In general, semiotic theories take signs or sign systems as their object of study: the communication of information in living organisms is covered in biosemiotics or zoosemiosis. This book discusses the theory and application of semiotics across a broad spectrum and has gathered current research from around the globe.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Signifying the Transition from Modern to Post-Modern Schooling through Analyzing Changes in the Material Culture of Schools
(Kostas Dimopoulos, Associate Professor of Learning Materials, Dept of Social and Educational Policy, University of Peloponnese, Greece)pp.1-36

Beyond Signification: The Co-Evolution of Subject and Semiosis
(Tahir Wood, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa)pp.37-64

Language, Emotion, and Health: A Semiotic Perspective on the Writing Cure
(Louise Sundararajan, Chulmin Kim, Martina Reynolds, Chris R. Brewin, Rochester Regional Forensic Unit, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, and others)pp.65-98

Re-Thinking the Place of Semiotics in Psychology and its Implications for Psychological Research ^
(Agnes Petocz, University of Western Sydney)pp.99-148

How Israelis Represent the Problem of Violence in their Schools: A Case Study of a Discursive Construction
(Douglas J. Glick, Department of Anthropology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York)pp.149-170

The Semioethics Interviews III: John Deely: Human Understanding in the Age of Global Awareness
(Morten Tønnessen, Department of Semiotics, Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics, University of Tartu, Estonia, and others)pp.1717-190

A Semiotics Discourse Analysis Framework: Understanding Meaning Making in Science Education Contexts
(Kamini Jaipal-Jamani, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ont., Canada)pp.191-208

Semiotic Constraints of the Biological Organization
(Abir U. Igamberdiev, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Biology, St. John’s, NL, Canada)pp.209-222

Corpus-Based Approaches to Metaphor and Metonymy: Review of Stefanowitsch, Anatol, Gries, Stefan Th. (eds.)
(Zhiying Xin, School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen University, P. R. China) pp.223-232

The Role of Sign Vehicles in Mediating Teachers’ Mathematical Problem Solving
(Sinikka Kaartinen, Timo Latomaa, University of Oulu, Finland)pp.233-246

Interaction and Interactivity: A Semiotic Commentary
(Jan M. Broekman, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, Penn State University Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania)pp.247-254

Multimodal Stylistics: The Happy Marriage of Stylistics and Semiotics
(Nina Nørgaard, Institute of Language and Communication, University of Southern Denmark) pp.255-260

Index pp.261-272

   Series:
      Languages and Linguistics
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: qu
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-229-9
   Status: AV
  
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