Cultural Discourse Studies Series

Series Editor:
  • Shi-xu
    Hangzhou Normal University, China

A cultural-innovation-seeking platform in discourse and communication studies, the Cultural Discourse Studies Series aims to deconstruct ethnocentrism in the discipline, develop culturally conscious and critical approaches to human discourses, and facilitate multicultural dialogue and debate in favour of research creativity. Ultimately, it is designed to contribute to human cultural coexistence, harmony and prosperity.

  • Popularizing Japanese TV: The Cultural, Economic, and Emotional Dimensions of Infotainment Discourse book cover

    Popularizing Japanese TV

    The Cultural, Economic, and Emotional Dimensions of Infotainment Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Hakan Ergül

    Over the past years, the view has emerged that Japanese TV is dominated by an infotainment mode of discourse. The book extends this view, detailing and interpreting the cultural, economic, and emotional dimensions of this communication phenomenon from an ethnographic perspective. It examines the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • Discourse and Mental Health: Voice, Inequality and Resistance in Medical Settings book cover

    Discourse and Mental Health

    Voice, Inequality and Resistance in Medical Settings, 1st Edition

    By Juan Eduardo Bonnin

    This book is the result of years of fieldwork at a public hospital located in an immigrant neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It focuses on the relationships between diversity and inequality in access to mental healthcare through the discourse practices, tactics and strategies deployed by…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • Israeli Discourse and the West Bank: Dialectics of Normalization and Estrangement book cover

    Israeli Discourse and the West Bank

    Dialectics of Normalization and Estrangement, 1st Edition

    By Elie Friedman, Dalia Gavriely-Nuri

    How can irregular political situations, which impact the lives of millions, become normalized? Specifically, within the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, how can 50 years of Israeli control over the Occupied Territories become accepted within Israeli society as a normal, possibly even…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • Political Discourse as Dialogue: A Latin American Perspective book cover

    Political Discourse as Dialogue

    A Latin American Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Adriana Bolívar

    We are witnessing the collapse of democracies in many parts of the world and a general tendency to the resurgence of right-wing and left-wing populisms led by authoritarian leaders. This book centres on the political dialogue in one of these democracies. The focus is on Venezuela, the rich Latin…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • Discourses of the Developing World: Researching properties, problems and potentials book cover

    Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching properties, problems and potentials, 1st Edition

    By Shi-xu, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, María Laura Pardo

    Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalized or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series