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  • Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies

    Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics

    Edited by Sumin Zhao, Emilia Djonov, Anders Björkvall, Morten Boeriis

    This innovative volume highlights the dynamic and groundbreaking contributions of Theo van Leeuwen to the fields of multimodality, social semiotics, and critical discourse analysis, and demonstrates how the key themes in his work have influenced and will continue to shape multimodal research.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • International Arbitration Discourse and Practices in Asia

    Edited by Vijay K. Bhatia, Maurizio Gotti, Azirah Hashim, Philip Koh, Sundra Rajoo

    International business exchanges between and with Asian countries have increased enormously over the last few years. As a natural consequence, this has brought about an increasing number of trade disputes that are being resolved through arbitration as an effective alternative to more expensive…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Discourse Analysis

    The Questions Discourse Analysts Ask and How They Answer Them

    By Hansun Zhang Waring

    Discourse Analysis is the first introductory text organized around the kinds of questions discourse analysts ask and how they are systematically addressed by analysts of different empirical persuasions, thereby cultivating a principled understanding of the interdisciplinary field of discourse…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge

  • Legal Persuasion

    A Rhetorical Approach to the Science

    By Linda L. Berger, Kathryn M. Stanchi

    This book develops a central theme: legal persuasion results from making and breaking mental connections. This concept of making connections inspired the authors to take a rhetorical approach to the science of legal persuasion. That singular approach resulted in the integration of research from…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Ethics in Public Service Interpreting

    By Mette Rudvin, Hanne Skaaden, Mary Phelan

    Ethics is a moral, philosophical, cultural and professional issue and it is an issue that specifically impacts on interpreting. The challenge and complexity of Public Service Interpreting (PSI) lies in the fact that the professions where public services interpreting is employed- the health sector,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China

    Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi

    By Delia Lin

    Political discourse in contemporary China is intimately linked to the patriotic reverie of restoring China as a great civilisation, a dream of reformers since the beginning of the twentieth century. The concept and use of suzhi – a term that denotes the idea of cultivating a ‘quality’ citizenship –…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Multimodality and Social Semiosis

    Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress

    Edited by Margit Böck, Norbert Pachler

    Gunther Kress, one of the founders of social semiotics and multimodality, has made lasting contributions to these fields through his work in semiotics and meaning-making; power and identity; agency, design, production; and pedagogy and learning; in varied sites of transformation. This book brings…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • The Changing Role of the Interpreter

    Contextualising Norms, Ethics and Quality Standards

    Edited by Marta Biagini, Michael S. Boyd, Claudia Monacelli

    This volume provides a critical examination of quality in the interpreting profession by deconstructing the complex relationship between professional norms and ethical considerations in a variety of sociocultural contexts. Over the past two decades the profession has compelled scholars and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Semiotics: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Daniel Chandler

    This third edition of the bestselling textbook has been fully revised, continuing to provide a concise introduction to the key concepts of semiotics in accessible and jargon-free language.  Demystifying what is a complex, highly interdisciplinary field, key questions covered include:   What are…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue

    Edited by Edda Weigand

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue is the first comprehensive overview of the emerging and rapidly growing sub-discipline in linguistics, Language and Dialogue. Edited by one of the top scholars in the field, Edda Weigand, and comprising contributions written by a variety of likewise…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures

    Edited by Roberto Franzosi

    Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures offers a thorough overview of the most influential essays on rhetorical tropes and figures, providing a solid foundation for understanding this area of study. The book is divided into two parts. The first part deals with essays on the development of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Critical Humanist Perspectives

    The integrational turn in philosophy of language and communication

    Edited by Adrian Pablé

    The present book is a collection of scholarly reflections on the theme of humanism from an integrational linguistic perspective. It studies humanist thought in relation to the philosophy of language and communication underpinning it and considers the question whether being a ‘humanist’ binds one to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

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