Linguistics: Discourse Analysis

  • American Political Discourse on China book cover

    American Political Discourse on China

    By Michelle Murray Yang

    Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China: Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi book cover

    Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China

    Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi

    By Delia Lin

    Political discourse in contemporary China is intimately linked to the patriotic reverie of restoring China as a great civilisation, a dream of reformers since the beginning of the twentieth century. The concept and use of suzhi – a term that denotes the idea of cultivating a ‘quality’ citizenship –…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Discourse of Financial Crisis and Austerity

    Critical analyses of business and economics across disciplines

    Edited by Darren Kelsey, Frank Mueller, Andrea Whittle, Majid KhosraviNik

    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,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue

    Edited by Edda Weigand

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue is the first comprehensive overview of the emerging and rapidly growing sub-discipline in linguistics, Language and Dialogue. Edited by one of the top scholars in the field, Edda Weigand, and comprising contributions written by a variety of likewise…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Discourse: The Basics book cover

    Discourse: The Basics

    By Angela Goddard, Neil Carey

    Humans are social animals and through conversation, written communication, symbols and other expressions are constantly interacting with each other. Discourse: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the analysis of those interactions and the many forms, expressions and meanings…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Observing Teacher Identities through Video Analysis: Practice and Implications book cover

    Observing Teacher Identities through Video Analysis

    Practice and Implications

    By Amy Vetter, Melissa Schieble

    Teaching is often seen as an identity process, with teachers constructing and enacting their identities through daily interactions with students, parents and colleagues. This volume explores how conducting video analysis helps teachers gain valuable perspectives on their own identities and improve…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • The Discourse of Reading Groups: Integrating Cognitive and Sociocultural Perspectives book cover

    The Discourse of Reading Groups

    Integrating Cognitive and Sociocultural Perspectives

    By David Peplow, Joan Swann, Paola Trimarco, Sara Whiteley

    Of interest in their own terms as a significant cultural practice, reading groups also provide a window on the everyday interpretation of literary texts. While reading is often considered a solitary process, reading groups constitute a form of social reading, where interpretations are produced and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Theorizing Pedagogical Interaction: Insights from Conversation Analysis book cover

    Theorizing Pedagogical Interaction

    Insights from Conversation Analysis

    By Hansun Zhang Waring

    Pedagogical interaction can be observed through many different landscapes, such as the graduate seminar, the writing skills center, the after-school literacy program, adult ESL classrooms, and post-observation conferences. By viewing these settings through the lens of conversation analysis, this…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Strategic Communication, Corporatism, and Eternal Crisis: The Creel Century book cover

    Strategic Communication, Corporatism, and Eternal Crisis

    The Creel Century

    By Phil Graham

    This book traces a century of militarised communication that began in the US in April, 1917 with the institution of the Committee on Public Information (CPI), headed by George Creel and tasked with persuading a divided US public to enter World War I. The book argues that the CPI’s influence…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Relations

  • Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence: Essays in Honor of Tom Trabasso book cover

    Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence

    Essays in Honor of Tom Trabasso

    Edited by Susan R. Goldman, Arthur C. Graesser, Paul van den Broek

    This volume provides an excellent overview of the field of discourse processes, capturing both its breadth and its depth. World-renowned researchers present the latest theoretical developments and thought-provoking empirical data. In doing so, they cover a broad range of communicative activities,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Constituting Gender Through Talk in Childhood

    Conversations in Parent-child, Peer, and Sibling Relationships:a Special Issue of research on Language and Social interaction

    Edited by Amy Sheldon

    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 between parent and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Psychology Press

  • Focus and Background Marking in Mandarin Chinese: System and Theory behind cai, jiu, dou and ye book cover

    Focus and Background Marking in Mandarin Chinese

    System and Theory behind cai, jiu, dou and ye

    By Daniel Hole

    This is an investigation into the grammaticalized system of focus-background agreement in Mandarin Chinese. The particles cái, jiù, dou and ye are, in a specific use type, shown to form the core of a highly systematic paradigm. This book is not just a valuable companion for anyone interested in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

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