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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From the moment of birth the customs into which an individual is born shape h / er behavior and worldview . By the time s / he can talk , s / he has become ...
A name has both indexical and symbolic properties because , like a pronoun , it identifies the person and , usually , h / er ethnic origin ; it is symbolic ...
Without the support and security of a social ambiance , h / er first instincts will , of course , lead h / er to survive in any way that s / he can .
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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