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Discourse analysis books

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Discourses of Denial The Rhetoric of American Academic Labor by Thomas Discenna Discourses of Denial The Rhetoric of American Academic Labor

Discourses of Denial explores the myriad ways that the labor of those employed by universities is situated as somehow distinct from ordinary labor. Focusing on a variety of sites where academic labor is discursively constructed in popular consciousness including among...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Panel Studies of Variation and Change by Suzanne Evans Wagner Panel Studies of Variation and Change

The relationship between the individual and the community is at the core of sociolinguistic theorizing. To date, most longitudinal research has been conducted on the basis of trend studies, such as replications of cross-sectional studies, or comparisons between present-day cross-sectional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

The Discourse of Physics Building Knowledge through Language, Mathematics and Image by Y. J. (University of Sydney, Australia) Doran The Discourse of Physics Building Knowledge through Language, Mathematics and Image
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This book provides a detailed model of both the discourse and knowledge of physics and offers insights toward developing pedagogy that improves how physics is taught and learned. Building on a rich history of applying a Systemic Functional Linguistics approach...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics by Ruth Wodak The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics provides a comprehensive overview of this core and dynamic area of study and research. Language is indispensable to initiating, justifying, legitimatising and coordinating action as well as negotiating conflict and, as such, is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Media and Affective Mythologies Discourse, Archetypes and Ideology in Contemporary Politics by Darren Kelsey Media and Affective Mythologies Discourse, Archetypes and Ideology in Contemporary Politics

This book provides a timely political insight to show how mythology plays an affective role in our lives. Brexit, bankers, institutional scandals, the far right, and Russell Brand's revolution are just some of the issues tackled through this innovative and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen's Social Semiotics by Sumin Zhao Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen's Social Semiotics

This innovative volume highlights the dynamic and groundbreaking contributions of Theo van Leeuwen to the fields of multimodality, social semiotics, and critical discourse analysis, and demonstrates how the key themes in his work have influenced and will continue to shape...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Language in the Workplace by Bernadette (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) Vine The Routledge Handbook of Language in the Workplace
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The Routledge Handbook of Language in the Workplace provides a comprehensive survey of linguistic research on language in the workplace written by top scholars in the field from around the world. The Handbook covers theoretical and methodological approaches, explores research...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

What is Rhetoric? by Michel (Perelman Professor of Rhetoric and Argumentation, Universite Libre de Bruxelles) Meyer What is Rhetoric?
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This book offers a new unified approach to rhetoric, a means of persuading or influencing interlocutors. All the principal authors from Plato and Aristotle to contemporary theorists are integrated into Michel Meyer's 'problematological' conception of rhetoric, based on the primacy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

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Communicating Creativity The Discursive Facilitation of Creative Activity in Arts by Darryl Hocking Communicating Creativity The Discursive Facilitation of Creative Activity in Arts

This book provides an extensive and original analysis of the way that written and spoken communication facilitates creative practice in the university art and design studio.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Introducing Discourse Analysis From Grammar to Society by James Paul (Arizona State University, USA) Gee Introducing Discourse Analysis From Grammar to Society
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Introducing Discourse Analysis: From Grammar to Society is a concise and accessible introduction by bestselling author, James Paul Gee, to the fundamental ideas behind different specific approaches to discourse analysis, or the analysis of language in use. Gee stresses how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Introducing Discourse Analysis From Grammar to Society by James Paul (Arizona State University, USA) Gee Introducing Discourse Analysis From Grammar to Society
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Introducing Discourse Analysis: From Grammar to Society is a concise and accessible introduction by bestselling author, James Paul Gee, to the fundamental ideas behind different specific approaches to discourse analysis, or the analysis of language in use. Gee stresses how...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Creative Writing for Critical Thinking Creating a Discoursal Identity by Helene Edberg Creative Writing for Critical Thinking Creating a Discoursal Identity

The author examines the learning trajectories of several students as they engage in learning to think critically through a new approach to creative writing, and details how learning through writing is linked to new discoursal identities which are trialled in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Discourses of Men's Suicide Notes A Qualitative Analysis by Dariusz (University of Wolverhampton, UK) Galasinski Discourses of Men's Suicide Notes A Qualitative Analysis
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Deaths by suicide are high: every 40 seconds, someone in the world chooses to end their life. Despite acknowledgement that suicide notes are social texts, there has been no book which analyzes suicide notes as discursive texts and no attempt...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Communicating Across Cultures and Languages in the Health Care Setting Voices of Care by Claire Penn, Jennifer Watermeyer Communicating Across Cultures and Languages in the Health Care Setting Voices of Care
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This book offers a novel approach to understanding the complexities of communication in culturally and linguistically diverse health care contexts.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Critical Sociolinguistic Research Methods Studying Language Issues That Matter by Monica Heller, Sari (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland) Pietikainen, Joan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain) Pujolar Critical Sociolinguistic Research Methods Studying Language Issues That Matter
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Critical Sociolinguistic Research Methods: Studying Language Issues that Matter is a guide on conducting concrete ethnographic and discourse analytic research projects, written by top scholars for students and researchers in social science fields. Adopting a critical perspective focusing on the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Critical Sociolinguistic Research Methods Studying Language Issues That Matter by Monica Heller, Sari (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland) Pietikainen, Joan (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain) Pujolar Critical Sociolinguistic Research Methods Studying Language Issues That Matter
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Critical Sociolinguistic Research Methods: Studying Language Issues that Matter is a guide on conducting concrete ethnographic and discourse analytic research projects, written by top scholars for students and researchers in social science fields. Adopting a critical perspective focusing on the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Constituting Gender Through Talk in Childhood Conversations in Parent-Child, Peer, and Sibling Relationships a Special Issue of Research on Language and Social Interaction by Amy Sheldon Constituting Gender Through Talk in Childhood Conversations in Parent-Child, Peer, and Sibling Relationships a Special Issue of Research on Language and Social Interaction

This issue explores some of the ways in which gender, as a social construction, might be rooted in and contingent on conversational processes in childhood. The interconnections between language and gender in three key developmental sociolinguistic contexts are examined: talk...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Space, Time and Evaluation in Ideological Discourse by Laura Filardo-Llamas Space, Time and Evaluation in Ideological Discourse

Bringing together a body of related research which has recently developed in Critical Discourse Analysis, this book is the first to address the role of perspective in socio-political discourse. Specifically, the contributions to this volume seek to explore, from a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/11/2017

Intercultural Dialogue Questions of Research, Theory, and Practice by Prue Holmes Intercultural Dialogue Questions of Research, Theory, and Practice

'Intercultural dialogue', as a concept and ideology in the European Union, stimulates a rational 21st century society where people can engage in (intercultural) communication on a global scale, and can do so openly and freely in conditions of security and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Voice and Discourse in the Irish Context by Diana Villanueva Romero Voice and Discourse in the Irish Context

This book examines the intersection of culture and language in Ireland and Irish contexts. The editors take an interdisciplinary approach, exploring the ways in which culture, identity and meaning-making are constructed and performed through a variety of voices and discourses....
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

Exploring Silence and Absence in Discourse Empirical Approaches by Melani Schroter Exploring Silence and Absence in Discourse Empirical Approaches

This book fills a significant gap in the field by addressing the topic of absence in discourse. It presents a range of proposals as to how we can identify and analyse what is absent, and promotes the empirical study of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Other books in this genre

The Language of Money and Debt A Multidisciplinary Approach by Annabelle Mooney The Language of Money and Debt A Multidisciplinary Approach

This book analyses the language that ordinary people employ when discussing money, debt and financial behaviour. It documents and critiques this language from an array of disciplinary perspectives, with chapters on children's books, government infomercials, television poverty porn, the emotional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

The Politics and Rhetoric of Commemoration How the Portuguese Parliament Celebrates the 1974 Revolution by Prof. Michael Billig The Politics and Rhetoric of Commemoration How the Portuguese Parliament Celebrates the 1974 Revolution

In recent years there has been much interest in collective memory and commemoration. It is often assumed that when nations celebrate a historic day, they put aside the divisions of the present to recall the past in a spirit of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Discourse Analysis The Questions Discourse Analysts Ask and How They Answer Them by Hansun Zhang (Teacher's College, Columbia University, USA) Waring Discourse Analysis The Questions Discourse Analysts Ask and How They Answer Them
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Discourse Analysis: The Questions Discourse Analysts Ask and How They Answer Them is the first introductory text organized around the kinds of questions discourse analysts ask and how they are systematically addressed by analysts of different empirical persuasions, thereby cultivating...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/07/2017

Discourse Analysis The Questions Discourse Analysts Ask and How They Answer Them by Hansun Zhang (Teacher's College, Columbia University, USA) Waring Discourse Analysis The Questions Discourse Analysts Ask and How They Answer Them
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Discourse Analysis: The Questions Discourse Analysts Ask and How They Answer Them is the first introductory text organized around the kinds of questions discourse analysts ask and how they are systematically addressed by analysts of different empirical persuasions, thereby cultivating...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Critical Discourse Studies by John Richardson The Routledge Handbook of Critical Discourse Studies

The Routledge Handbook of Critical Discourse Studies provides a state-of-the-art overview of the important and rapidly developing field of Critical Discourse Studies (CDS). Forty-one chapters from leading international scholars cover the central theories, concepts, contexts and applications of CDS and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Critical Discourse Analysis of Chinese Advertisement Case Studies of Household Appliance Advertisements from 1981 to 1996 by Chong Wang Critical Discourse Analysis of Chinese Advertisement Case Studies of Household Appliance Advertisements from 1981 to 1996

This book reflects the chronological changes in Chinese cultural values, social relations, economy and politics by critically analyzing the Chinese advertising discourse. The work is based on research into the ideological values portrayed in Chinese household appliance advertisements in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Thank You for Arguing What Cicero, Shakespeare and the Simpsons Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion by Jay Heinrichs Thank You for Arguing What Cicero, Shakespeare and the Simpsons Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERYour ultimate guide to the art of winning arguments, in a brand new editionEveryone is always trying to persuade us of something: politicians, advertising, the media, and most definitely our families. Thank You for Arguing is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Empirical Studies of Literature Selected Papers From Igel '98. A Special Issue of discourse Processes by David S. Miall Empirical Studies of Literature Selected Papers From Igel '98. A Special Issue of discourse Processes

The sixth conference of the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature, or IGEL, was held in August 1998 in Utrecht, Holland. The conference brought together a wide range of scholars concerned with understanding the place and role of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Discourse of Financial Crisis and Austerity Critical Analyses of Business and Economics Across Disciplines by Darren Kelsey The Discourse of Financial Crisis and Austerity Critical Analyses of Business and Economics Across Disciplines

This book demonstrates the importance of understanding how political rhetoric, financial reporting and media coverage of austerity in transnational contexts is significant to the communicative, social and economic environments in which we live. It considers how aspects of moral storytelling,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

Discourse and Identity on Facebook by Mariza (University of Athens, Greece) Georgalou Discourse and Identity on Facebook
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Social network sites are dynamic online socio-cultural arenas which give users ample and unprecedented opportunities for self-presentation through the meshing of language with other semiotic modes. With a focus on Facebook, one of the most widely-used online social network sites,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

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