ADDRESS PRACTICE AS SOCIAL ACTION EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES

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Address Practice As Social Action

Author : C. Norrby
ISBN : 9781137529923
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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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. The introduction of this book is open access under a CC BY license.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Positioning The Self And Others

Author : Kate Beeching
ISBN : 9789027263797
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Though positioning has been addressed in social psychology and in identity construction, less attention has been paid to the specific linguistic markers which are drawn upon in discourse to position the self and other(s). This volume focusses on address terms, pragmatic markers, code switching/choice and orthography, the indexicalities of which are explored in different communicative activities. The volume is unusual in: i) the range of languages which are covered: Bergamasco, Brazilian Portuguese, English, Finnish, French, Georgian, Greek, Italian, Latin, Russian, Spanish and Swedish; ii) the inclusion of different communicative settings and text-types: workplace emails, everyday and institutional conversations, interviews, migrant narratives, radio phone-ins, dyadic and group settings, road-signs, service encounters; iii) its consideration of both synchronic and diachronic factors; iv) its mix of theoretical and methodological approaches. The volume illustrates some of the linguistic means speakers draw on to position themselves and others and hopes to stimulate further research studies in this vein.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Key Themes In European Social Work

Author : Adrian Adams
ISBN : NWU:35556033007329
Genre : Social Science
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What can we learn about social work - and what is its importance - when viewed from a pan-European perspective? Authors from eight European countries look at their own experiences and set them in the context of what they have learn from making comparisons.
Category: Social Science

Social Tourism In Europe

Author : Scott McCabe
ISBN : 9781845412357
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 24.29 MB
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This book, the first on social tourism in English, provides a comprehensive analysis of the various systems and practices in support of disadvantaged people's enjoyment of tourism. Combining theory and practice and a truly European perspective, this book provides an interdisciplinary approach to examine the concepts and contexts underpinning social tourism that will be a key reference point for students, practitioners and researchers. Theoretical perspectives on social tourism are assessed in the context of social inequality, sustainability, family diversity, mobility and the welfare society. The case studies cover public initiatives, charities and voluntary organisations, from a range of different countries including the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Denmark and Poland, covering the diversity of systems and practices in Europe.
Category: Business & Economics

Community Punishment

Author : Gwen Robinson
ISBN : 9781317666585
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In Community Punishment: European perspectives, the authors place punishment in the community under the spotlight by exploring the origins, evolution and adaptations of supervision in 11 European jurisdictions. For most people, punishment in the criminal justice system is synonymous with imprisonment. Yet, both in Europe and in the USA, the numbers of people under some form of penal supervision in the community far exceeds the numbers in prison, and many prisoners are released under supervision. Written and edited by leading scholars in the field, this collection advances the sociology of punishment by illuminating the neglected but crucial phenomenon of ‘mass supervision’. As well as putting criminological and penological theories to the test in an examination of their ability to explain the evolution of punishment beyond the prison, and across diverse states, the contributors to this volume also assess the appropriateness of the term ‘community punishment’ in different parts of Europe. Engaging in a serious exploration of common themes and differences in the jurisdictions included in the collection, the authors go on to examine how ‘community punishment’ came into being in their jurisdiction and how its institutional forms and practices have been legitimated and re-legitimated in response to shifting social, cultural and political contexts. This book is essential reading for academics and students involved in the study of both community punishment and comparative penology, but will also be of great interest to criminal justice policymakers, managers and practitioners.
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Encyclopedia Of Diversity And Social Justice

Author : Sherwood Thompson
ISBN : 9781442216068
Genre : Education
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This encyclopedia contains over 300 entries alphabetically arranged for straightforward use by scholars and general readers alike. Thompson, assisted by a network of contributors and consultants, provides a comprehensive and systematic collection of designated entries that describe, in detail, important diversity and social justice themes.
Category: Education

Social Work And Minorities

Author : Charlotte Williams
ISBN : 0415169631
Genre : Social Science
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Essays and case studies exploring current research on the consequences of migration in Europe offer social workers the tools for working in multicultural populations
Category: Social Science

Socio Cultural Perspectives On Science Education

Author : W.W. Cobern
ISBN : 9789401152242
Genre : Science
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Global science education is a reality at the end of the 20th century - albeit an uneven reality - because of tremendous technological and economic pressures. Unfortunately, this reality is rarely examined in the light of what interests the everyday lives of ordinary people rather than the lives of political and economic elites. The purpose of this book is to offer insightful and thought-provoking commentary on both realities. The tacit question throughout the book is `Whose interests are being served by current science education practices and policies?' The various chapters offer critical analysis from the perspectives of culture, economics, epistemology, equity, gender, language, and religion in an effort to promote a reflective science education that takes place within, rather than taking over, the important cultural lives of people. The target audience for the book includes graduate students in education, science education and education policy professors, policy and government officials involved with education.
Category: Science

Medienwissenschaft

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105020573478
Genre : Mass media
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Category: Mass media