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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Political Discourse as Dialogue

    A Latin American Perspective

    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 
    Routledge
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Discourse Studies

    Edited by John Flowerdew, John E. Richardson

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Discourse Studies provides a state-of-the-art overview of the important and rapidly developing field of Critical Discourse Studies (CDS). Forty-one chapters from leading international scholars cover the central theories, concepts, contexts and applications of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Sociolinguistics

    5th Edition

    By Janet Holmes, Nick Wilson

    In this best-selling introductory textbook, Janet Holmes and Nick Wilson examine the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social identity. Divided into three sections, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Learning about Language

  • 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 – 2016-12-06
    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 – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

  • Language Rights

    Edited by Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, Robert Phillipson

    Research on Language Rights has produced an enormous—and unwieldy—corpus of literature. Such work often has limitations because scholars from different disciplinary traditions have seldom coordinated their concerns or integrated the conceptual traditions of particular fields. To enable researchers…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Language Studies

  • 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 – 2016-09-06
    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

  • 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

  • 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

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