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Discourse analysis books

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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

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

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: 06/11/2017

Reclaiming Powerful Literacies New Horizons for Critical Discourse Analysis by Rebecca (University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA) Rogers Reclaiming Powerful Literacies New Horizons for Critical Discourse Analysis
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Making the case that the critical social theories often associated with Critical Discourse Analysis have not kept pace with a recent shift in attention toward the positive, referred to as Positive Discourse Analysis (PDA) or reconstructive discourse analysis, this book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Reclaiming Powerful Literacies New Horizons for Critical Discourse Analysis by Rebecca (University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA) Rogers Reclaiming Powerful Literacies New Horizons for Critical Discourse Analysis
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Making the case that the critical social theories often associated with Critical Discourse Analysis have not kept pace with a recent shift in attention toward the positive, referred to as Positive Discourse Analysis (PDA) or reconstructive discourse analysis, this book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

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: 01/11/2017

Rhetorical Audience Studies and Reception of Rhetoric Exploring Audiences Empirically by Jens E. Kjeldsen Rhetorical Audience Studies and Reception of Rhetoric Exploring Audiences Empirically

This book examines the reception of rhetoric and the rhetoric of reception. By considering salient rhetorical traits of rhetorical utterances and texts seen in context, and relating this to different kinds of reception and/or audience use and negotiation, the authors...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

The Language of Persuasion in Politics An introduction by Alan (University of Bologna, Italy) Partington, Charlotte (University of Sussex, UK) Taylor The Language of Persuasion in Politics An introduction
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This accessible introductory textbook looks at the modern relationship between politicians, the press and the public through the language they employ, with extensive coverage of key topics including: `spin', `spin control' and `image' politics models of persuasion: authority, contrast, association...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

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Nurse Practitioners and the Performance of Professional Competency Accomplishing Patient-centered Care by Staci Defibaugh Nurse Practitioners and the Performance of Professional Competency Accomplishing Patient-centered Care

This book examines the interactional practices of nurse practitioners (NPs) and the delivery of health care in the US.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/12/2017

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 will appeal to students and scholars interested in discourse analysis and critical discourse analysis.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/12/2017

World Building in Spanish and English Spoken Narratives by Jane Z. R. (University of Huddersfield, UK) Lugea World Building in Spanish and English Spoken Narratives
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Text World Theory is a powerful framework for discourse analysis that, thus far, has only been used in monolingual Anglophone stylistic analyses. This work adapts Text World Theory for the analysis of Spanish discourse, and in doing so suggests some...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Corpus Linguistics for Discourse Analysis A Guide for Research by Michael Handford Corpus Linguistics for Discourse Analysis A Guide for Research


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

Linguistic Prefabrication A Discourse Analysis Approach by Jianxin Ding Linguistic Prefabrication A Discourse Analysis Approach

This book presents an innovative exploration of linguistic prefabrication in the travel advertising discourse from a functional perspective.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/01/2018

Constructions of Migrant Integration in British Public Discourse Becoming British by Sam (Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland) Bennett Constructions of Migrant Integration in British Public Discourse Becoming British
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This is a study into how the public discourse on migrant integration in the UK changed from 2000-2010. The book shows that the discursive construction of integration in the British public sphere shifted from one of cultural pluralism to one...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

Other books in this genre

The Language of Persuasion in Politics An introduction by Alan (University of Bologna, Italy) Partington, Charlotte (University of Sussex, UK) Taylor The Language of Persuasion in Politics An introduction
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This accessible introductory textbook looks at the modern relationship between politicians, the press and the public through the language they employ, with extensive coverage of key topics including: `spin', `spin control' and `image' politics models of persuasion: authority, contrast, association...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

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: 02/10/2017

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: 02/10/2017

Digital Discourse Analysis and Participatory Media Contemporary Spaces of Power and Critique by Lecturer Majid (University of Lancaster UK) Khosravinik Digital Discourse Analysis and Participatory Media Contemporary Spaces of Power and Critique


Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

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: 18/09/2017

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

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

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: 24/08/2017

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

Phraseology in Legal and Institutional Settings A Corpus-Based Interdisciplinary Perspective by Stanislaw Gozdz-Roszkowski Phraseology in Legal and Institutional Settings A Corpus-Based Interdisciplinary Perspective

This volume presents a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of major developments in the study of how phraseology is used in a wide range of different legal and institutional contexts. This recent interest has been mainly sparked by the development of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen's Social Semiotics by Sumin (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia) Zhao Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen's Social Semiotics
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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

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