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The study of the relationship between language and thought, and how this apparently differs between cultures and social groups, is a rapidly expanding area of enquiry. This book discusses the relationship between language and the mental organisation of knowledge, based on the results of a fieldwork project carried out in the Kingdom of Tonga in Polynesia. It challenges some existing assumptions in linguistics, cognitive anthropology and cognitive science and proposes a new foundational cultural model, 'radiality', to show how space, time and social relationships are expressed both linguistically and cognitively. A foundational cultural model is knowledge that is repeated in several domains and shared within a cultural homogeneous group. These knowledge structures are lenses through which we interpret the world and guide our behaviour. The book will be welcomed by researchers and students working within the fields of psycholinguistics, anthropological linguistics, cognitive anthropology, cognitive psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and cognitive science.
This book will be your guide to make your long distance relationship work. A love relationship is not only about roses, but also about its thorns. While falling in love might be the easier thing to do, keeping a relationship alive can be demanding. But, it gets even more difficult if the two lovers are separated by miles of distance. One needs to constantly work on the relationship. There can be many issues and problems that can threaten a long distance relationship. Issues, such as jealousy and insecurity constantly hover around such a relationship. A deep understanding of them will help you to avoid them at the first place and deal with them effectively if you get to face them. Along with love, the right intention and lots of hard work is required to head in the right direction in the relationship. It is imperative that the one constantly works on the relationship. While it can be difficult, it is definitely not impossible. With some dedicated efforts and some tips, you will do just fine.
This best-selling text on marriages, families, and relationships combines an authoritative, yet applied approach with a theme that is especially relevant today: making choices in a diverse society. A balance of various theoretical perspectives along with many examples helps you understand how people are influenced by the society around them, how social conditions change in ways that affect family life, the interplay between families and the larger society, and the family-related choices that individuals make throughout adulthood. You'll gain insightful perspectives on the diversity of our modern society, including different ethnic traditions and family forms, and be encouraged to question assumptions and reconcile conflicting ideas and values as you make informed choices in your own life.