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  • Describing Prescriptivism

    Usage guides and usage problems in British and American English, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

    Describing Prescriptivism provides a topical and thought-provoking analysis of linguistic prescriptivism in British and American English, from a historical as well as present-day perspective. Focusing on usage guides and usage problems, the book takes a three-fold approach to present an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge

  • Rhetoric and Philosophy in Hobbes' Leviathan

    1st Edition

    By Raia Prokhovnik

    Originally published in 1991. This book explicitly examines rhetoric as the art of persuasion in the practical world, and as in the expression of thinking in the language a speaker uses. It presents Leviathan in terms of the philosophical character of the work considered through Hobbes’ use of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley Jeffries, Jim O'Driscoll, Matthew Evans

    The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict presents a range of linguistic approaches as a means for examining the nature of communication related to conflict. Divided into four sections, the handbook critically examines text, interaction, languages and applications of linguistics in situations…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • The Politics of English in Hong Kong

    Attitudes, Identity, and Use, 1st Edition

    By Jette G. Hansen Edwards

    The focus of this book is on the impact of politics on language and identity in Hong Kong. The book is the first study to track real time language attitude changes against a divisive political landscape. It is also the most comprehensive study of language attitudes in Hong Kong to date, taking…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Language and Power

    A Resource Book for Students, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Simpson, Andrea Mayr, Simon Statham

    Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings – all…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge English Language Introductions

  • Language, Society and Power

    An Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans

    Language, Society and Power is an accessible introduction to studying language in a variety of social contexts.  This book examines the ways language functions, how it influences the way we view society and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. It considers whether…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01
    Routledge

  • Metaphor and Persuasion in Strategic Communication

    Sustainable Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Federica Ferrari

    This groundbreaking work adopts an alternative metaphor-based approach to challenge, unpack, and redefine our understanding of persuasion and strategic communication and the extents to which they shape political discourse. The book’s theoretical and methodological grounding in metaphor allows for…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Translation and Conflict

    A narrative account, 2nd Edition

    By Mona Baker

    Translation and Conflict was the first book to demonstrate that translators and interpreters participate in circulating as well as resisting the narratives that create the intellectual and moral environment for violent conflict and social tensions. Drawing on narrative theory and with numerous…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Translation Classics

  • Discursive Illusions in Public Discourse

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Language of Hate

    A Corpus Lingusitic Analysis of White Supremacist Language, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Space, Time and Evaluation in Ideological Discourse

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

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