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  • The Discourse Strategies of Imperialist Writing

    The German Colonial Idea and Africa, 1848-1945

    By Felicity Rash

    In this monograph, Felicity Rash examines German colonialist texts through the lens of linguistics, using multiple analytic approaches in order to contribute to the study of ideological discourse. Focusing on texts from Germany’s colonial period during the Second Reich, the book describes the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Critical Genre Analysis

    Investigating interdiscursive performance in professional practice

    By Vijay K. Bhatia

    Genre theory has focused primarily on the analysis of generic constructs, with increasing attention to and emphasis on the contexts in which such genres are produced, interpreted, and used to achieve objectives, often giving the impression as if producing genres is an end in itself, rather than a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Language Policy and Education in India

    Documents, contexts and debates

    Edited by M. Sridhar, Sunita Mishra

    This book presents a history of English and development of language education in modern India. It explores the role of language in colonial attempts to establish hegemony, the play of power, and the anxieties in the nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century India. The essays in the volume discuss…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge India

  • Power and Politeness in the Workplace

    A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Talk at Work

    By Janet Holmes

    Power and Politeness in the Workplace provides insights into the way we all talk at work. The book contains a wealth of material illustrating the way people communicate with each other in their ordinary everyday encounters in their workplaces. The analysis focuses, in particular, on how and why…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16
    Routledge

  • The Language of Hate

    A Corpus Lingusitic Analysis of White Supremacist Language

    By Andrew Brindle

    In this book, Andrew Brindle analyzes a corpus of texts taken from a white supremacist web forum which refer to the subject of homosexuality, drawing conclusions about the discourses of extremism and the dissemination of far-right hate speech online. The website from which Brindle’s corpus is drawn…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • 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 – 2016-01-28
    Routledge

  • Discursive Illusions in Public Discourse

    By Aditi Bhatia

    This book presents a unique perspective into the investigation and analysis of public discourses, such as those of the environment, politics, and social media, springing from issues of key relevance to contemporary society, including the War on Terror, the ‘Arab Spring’, and the climate-change…

    Hardback – 2015-06-03
    Routledge

  • Hybrid Voices and Collaborative Change

    Contextualising Positive Discourse Analysis

    By Tom Bartlett

    In this study, Bartlett presents a theoretical and descriptive development in the discipline of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) extending the recent trend away from critiques of hegemonic practices and towards the description of alternative and minority practices that has been labelled Positive…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • The Discourse of Culture and Identity in National and Transnational Contexts

    Edited by Christopher J. Jenks, Jackie Lou, Aditi Bhatia

    This collection examines and uses discourse to promote a better understanding of culture and identity, with the primary goal of advancing an understanding of how discourse can be used to examine social and linguistic issues. Many of the contributions explore how the formation of culture and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Language, Society and Power

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Annabelle Mooney, Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans, Betsy Evans

    Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text to studying language in a variety of social contexts. This book examines the ways language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. It considers whether representations of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-16
    Routledge

  • Language and Power

    3rd Edition

    By Norman Fairclough

    Language and Power is widely recognised both as a classic and an essential introductory textbook to the field of Critical Discourse Analysis. It focusses on how language functions in maintaining and changing power relations in modern society, the ways of analysing language which can reveal these…

    Paperback – 2014-09-04
    Routledge

  • Applied Linguists Needed

    Cross-disciplinary Networking in Endangered Language Contexts

    Edited by Lida Cope

    It is a fact that the world’s languages are dying at an alarming rate. This comprehensive volume aspires to raise awareness among applied linguists and language practitioners about the needs and concerns of endangered language communities. It suggests that the way forward lies in building language…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

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