Discourse Analysis Products

  • Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age

    An Introductory Coursebook, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Goatly, Preet Hiradhar

    Critical Reading and Writing is a fully introductory, interactive textbook that explores the power relations at work in and behind the texts we encounter in our everyday lives. Using examples from numerous genres - such as popular fiction, advertisements and newspapers - this textbook examines the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 

  • Intercultural Dialogue

    Questions of research, theory, and practice

    Edited by Prue Holmes, Melinda Dooly, John O'Regan

    ‘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 mutual respect. Intercultural dialogue…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 

  • TESOL Student Teacher Discourse

    A Corpus-Based Analysis of Online and Face-to-Face Interactions

    By Elaine Riordan

    This book uses corpus-based discourse analytical techniques to examine online and face-to-face interactions in a Language Teacher Education program by assessing the formation and practices of a community of practice. Elaine Riordan’s study evaluates the role played by discussions between student…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Rhetorics of Names and Naming

    Edited by Star Medzerian Vanguri

    This volume takes up rhetorical approaches to our primarily linguistic understanding of how names work, considering how theories of materiality in rhetoric enrich conceptions of the name as word or symbol and help explain the processes of name bestowal, accumulation, loss, and theft. Contributors…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Discourse and Social Media

    Edited by Gwen Bouvier

    Discourse and Social Media is a unique and timely collection that breaks ground on how discourse scholars, coming from a range of disciplinary perspectives, can critically analyse different social media, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and News. The book fills a gap in the market for a…

    Hardback – 2016-02-11 

  • The Language of Protest

    By Mary Lynne Gasaway Hill, Judith M. Maxwell

    From the American Civil Rights Movement to the Arab Spring, protest movements have been at the heart of pivotal points in our history. Analysis of the language of these movements on television, print news sources and the more recent social media platforms like Twitter, provides a fascinating…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01 

  • Space, Time and Evaluation in Ideological Discourse

    Edited by Laura Filardo-Llamas, Christopher Hart, Bertie Kaal

    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 cognitive standpoint, the way in…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 

  • Shelley's Style

    By William Keach

    First published 1984. In a provocative study, this book argues that the problems posed by Shelley’s notoriously difficult style must be understood in relation to his ambivalence towards language itself as an artistic medium — the tension between the potential of language to mirror emotional…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 

  • The Chinese Particle Le

    Discourse Construction and Pragmatic Marking in Chinese

    By M.E. van den Berg, G. Wu

    Ever since the start of Chinese linguistic studies, the description of the Chinese particle LE has remained elusive. The classification has evolved from a listing of sentences and the discussion of contrastive pairs to a more context and discourse-oriented analysis. The development in recent years…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

  • Language, Gesture, and Space

    Edited by Karen Emmorey, Judy S. Reilly

    This book brings together papers which address a range of issues regarding the nature and structure of sign languages and other gestural systems, and how they exploit the space in which they are conveyed. The chapters focus on five pertinent areas reflecting different, but related research topics:…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

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