Analyzing Cultures: An Introduction and Handbook
Indiana University Press, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 413 pages
Designed for classroom use in a number of disciplines, this comprehensive introduction to cultural semiotics is also an easy-to-use reference for those who would like a better understanding of the topic. No other text provides this kind of practical framework for the classroom study of semiotics. Each of the 12 chapters is clearly written and self-contained.
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... Preliminary Remarks Nonverbal Semiosis and Communication Kinesic Codes Facial Codes Proxemic Codes Tactile Codes Gestural Codes Clothing as Extension of ...
3.8 CODES AND TEXTS A code is a structural system , i.e. a system in which signs reveal a specific paradigmatic , syntagmatic , and analogical architecture ...
In short , if s / he is an active participant in American culture , s / he knows the code that is appropriate to this situation . If the individual decides ...
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This book is an excellent introduction to the principles of semiotics. The writing style is accessible, making it perfect for undergraduates as well as interested lay readers, but also interesting ... Read full review
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Intelligent Organizations: Powerful Models for Systemic Management
Limited preview - 2008