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  • Intercultural Competence for Translators

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Tomozeiu, Kaisa Koskinen, Adele D'Arcangelo

    By definition, translators are intercultural mediators. This book explores some of the most important current approaches in defining intercultural competence for translators. At the same time, it provides real-life examples of different approaches in operationalizing intercultural competence and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Interactive Digital Narrative

    History, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hartmut Koenitz, Gabriele Ferri, Mads Haahr, Diğdem Sezen, Tonguç İbrahim Sezen

    The book is concerned with narrative in digital media that changes according to user input—Interactive Digital Narrative (IDN). It provides a broad overview of current issues and future directions in this multi-disciplinary field that includes humanities-based and computational perspectives. It…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Crossing Boundaries and Weaving Intercultural Work, Life, and Scholarship in Globalizing Universities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Komisarof, Zhu Hua

    This book generates a fresh, complex view of the process of globalization by examining how work, scholarship, and life inform each other among intercultural scholars as they navigate their interpersonal relationships and cross boundaries physically and metaphorically. Divided into three parts, the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Exploring ELF in Japanese Academic and Business Contexts

    Conceptualisation, research and pedagogic implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kumiko Murata

    This book investigates the theoretical, empirical and pedagogical issues to help us better understand what is happening with English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) communication and to activate this knowledge in respective communicative contexts. It focuses specifically on Japanese contexts and also…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Language of Persuasion in Politics

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Alan Partington, Charlotte Taylor

    This accessible introductory textbook looks at the modern relationship between politicians, the press and the public through the language they employ, with extensive coverage of key topics including: ‘spin’, ‘spin control’ and ‘image’ politics models of persuasion: authority, contrast,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Introducing Discourse Analysis

    From Grammar to Society, 1st Edition

    By James Paul Gee

    Introducing Discourse Analysis: From Grammar to Society is a concise and accessible introduction by bestselling author, James Paul Gee, to the fundamental ideas behind different specific approaches to discourse analysis, or the analysis of language in use. The book stresses how grammar…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies

    Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics, 1st Edition

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

    As a founder and leading figure in multimodality and social semiotics, Theo van Leuween has made significant contributions to a variety of research fields, including discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, communication and media studies, education, and design. In celebration of his illustrious…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Discourses of Denial

    The Rhetoric of American Academic Labor, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Discenna

    Discourses of Denial explores the myriad ways that the labor of those employed by universities is situated as somehow distinct from ordinary labor. Focusing on a variety of sites where academic labor is discursively constructed in popular consciousness including among the professoriate itself, its…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Workplace Writing

    Beyond the Text, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Bremner

    Workplace Writing: Beyond the Text draws together a wealth of research into different aspects of writing in workplace settings, creating a comprehensive picture of workplace writing and covering factors and activities that go far beyond the text. In a full analysis of the challenges facing the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge

  • The Materiality of Writing

    A Trace Making Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Mosbæk Johannessen, Theo van Leeuwen

    This book examines the materiality of writing. It adopts a multimodal approach to argue that writing as we know it is only a small part of the myriad gestures we make, practices we engage in, and media we use in the process of trace-making. Taking a broad view of the act of writing, the volume…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Integrative Framing Analysis

    Framing Health through Words and Visuals, 1st Edition

    By Viorela Dan

    Much of framing scholarship focuses either exclusively on the analysis of words or of visuals. This book aims to address this gap by proposing a six-step approach to the analysis of verbal frames, visual frames and the interplay between them—an integrative framing analysis. This approach is then…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • The Agency of Organizing

    Perspectives and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Boris H. J. M. Brummans

    Winner of the 2018 Outstanding Edited Book Award from the Organizational Communication Division of the National Communication Association The Agency of Organizing explains why the notion of agency is central to understanding what organizations are, how they come into existence, continue to exist,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

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