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  • The Power of Language

    By Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi

    This book is on the psychology and power of language in creating realities. A shift in language with creative modes of expressiveness would give rise to an existential and radical transformation of beings. The book presents both the theoretical and practical implications of the psychological power…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Becoming-Social in a Networked Age

    By Neal Thomas

    This book examines the semiotic effects of protocols and algorithms at work in popular social media systems, bridging philosophical conversations in human-computer interaction (HCI) and information systems (IS) design with contemporary work in critical media, technology and software studies. Where…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • The Language of Branding

    Theory, Strategies, and Tactics

    By Dawn Lerman, Robert J. Morais, David Luna

    The Language of Branding: Theory, Strategies, and Tactics will teach marketing students how to use language successfully to improve brand value and influence consumer behavior. Luna and Lerman are among only a few researchers who take a multidisciplinary perspective on the ways language…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community

    Survival Communication

    By Kieran Harrington

    The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community analyses the interactions of immigrants within an Irish reception centre for asylum seekers to highlight the instinctive resourcefulness of people who are faced with the challenge of communicating when there is no common…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment

    By Concha Delgado-Gaitan

    Originally published in 1996. During the author's decade of critical ethnography in Carpinteria, California, she has illuminated the intricate relationships between Latino families as together they build a sociopolitical community to bridge family and school alliances. How they extend their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games

    Cognitive Approaches

    Edited by Kathrin Fahlenbrach

    In cognitive research, metaphors have been shown to help us imagine complex, abstract, or invisible ideas, concepts, or emotions. Contributors to this book argue that metaphors occur not only in language, but in audio visual media well. This is all the more evident in entertainment media, which…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Border Crossings

    Essays in Identity and Belonging

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur, Leena Kurvet-Kaosaar

    The border between intimate memory and historical revelation is explored in this wide-ranging collection, which features original contributions from leading figures in the life writing field from Australia, Canada, Europe, UK, and the USA. The transmission and preservation of personal knowledge…

    Hardback – 2017-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Metaphor, Cancer and the End of Life

    A Corpus-Based Study

    By Elena Semino, Zsófia Demjén, Andrew Hardie, Sheila Payne, Paul Rayson

    This book presents the methodology, findings and implications of a large-scale corpus-based study of the metaphors used to talk about cancer and the end of life (including care at the end of life) in contemporary UK. It focuses on metaphor as a central linguistic and cognitive tool that is…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • The Language of Jokes in the Digital Age

    Viral Humour

    By Delia Chiaro

    In this accessible book, Delia Chiaro provides a fresh overview of the language of jokes in a globalized and digitalized world. The book shows how, while on the one hand the lingua-cultural nuts and bolts of jokes have remained unchanged over time, on the other, the time-space compression brought…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Health Translation and Media Communication

    A Corpus Study of the Media Communication of Translated Health Knowledge

    By Meng Ji

    Cross-sectoral interaction and cooperation in the communication of nutritional health risks represents a strategic research area among national governments and international health authorities. The key research question this book addressed was whether and how different industrial sectors interact…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Empirical Translation

  • Reclaiming Critical Remix Video

    The Role of Sampling in Transformative Works

    By Owen Gallagher

    Remix is now considered by many to be a form of derivative work, but such generalizations have resulted in numerous non-commercial remixes being wrongfully accused of copyright infringement. Gallagher argues, however, that remix is a fundamentally transformative practice. The assumption that…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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