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LINGUIST List 17.861

Tue Mar 21 2006

Books: Discourse Analysis/Pragmatics:Hausendorf,Bora (Ed)

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Analysing Citizenship Talk: Hausendorf, Bora (Eds)


Message 1: Analysing Citizenship Talk: Hausendorf, Bora (Eds)
Date: 16-Mar-2006
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Analysing Citizenship Talk: Hausendorf, Bora (Eds)


Title: Analysing Citizenship Talk
Subtitle: Social Positioning in Political and Legal Decision-Making Processes
Series Title: Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture 19

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: John Benjamins
http://www.benjamins.com/


Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=DAPSAC%2019


Editor: Heiko Hausendorf, Bayreuth University
Editor: Alfons Bora, University of Bielefeld

Hardback: ISBN: 9027227098 Pages: 368 Price: U.S. $ 144.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9027227098 Pages: 368 Price: Europe EURO 120.00


Abstract:

Citizenship talk refers to various types of discourse initiated to make
citizens take part in politically and socially contested decision-making
processes ('citizen participation'). 'Citizenship' has, accordingly, become
one of the dazzling key words whenever the democratic deficit of modern
societies is moaned about. Asking for citizenship as a communicative
achievement, the present book shows that sociolinguistics and pragmatics
can essentially contribute to this interdisciplinary up-to-date issue of
research: the volume offers a theoretically innovative concept of
communicated citizenship and it presents a set of methodological approaches
suited to deal with this concept at an empirical level (including
contributions from Conversation Analysis, Critical Discourse Analysis,
Social Positioning Theory, Speech Act Theory and Ethnography). Furthermore,
concrete data and empirical analyses are provided which take up the case of
decision-making processes around the application of modern 'green'
biotechnology ('GMO field trials'). The volume thus illustrates the kind of
findings and results that can be expected from this new and promising
approach towards citizenship talk.

Table of contents

Foreword vii

Introduction
Heiko Hausendorf and Alfons Bora 1-19

PART I. COMMUNICATING CITIZENSHIP AS RESEARCH SUBJECT
Communicating citizenship and social positioning: Theoretical concepts
Alfons Bora and Heiko Hausendorf 23-49

Licensing plant GMOs: A brief overview over European regulatory conditions
for the deliberate release of genetically modified plants
Alfons Bora 50-60

Procedure and participation: A social theoretical assessment of GM
licensing procedures in Ireland and the UK
Patrick O'Mahony and Siobhan O'Sullivan 61-82

PART II. COMMUNICATING CITIZENSHIP AS A METHODOLOGICAL CHALLENGE
Reconstructing social positioning in discourse: Methodological basics and
their implementation from a conversation analysis perspective
Heiko Hausendorf and Alfons Bora 85-97

Critical Discourse Analysis and Citizenship
Norman L. Fairclough, Simon Pardoe and Bronislaw Szerszynski 98-123

A critical comparison of the investigative gaze of three approaches to text
analysis
Tracey Skillington 124-150

Communicating citizenship in verbal interaction: Principles of a speech act
oriented discourse analysis
Marina Sbisà 151-180

Communicative involvement in public discourse: Considerations on an
ethnographic inventory and a proposal for the analysis of modes of citizenship
Thomas Spranz-Fogasy 181-195

PART III. COMMUNICATING CITIZENSHIP IN DISCOURSE:EMPIRICAL ASPECTS
Opening up the public space: On the framing and re-framing of a discussion
meeting about GMO field trials
Ingrid Furchner and Peter Münte 199-222

Personal reference, social categorisation and the communicative achievement
of citizenship: Comments on a local public meeting on GMO field trials
Zsuzsanna Iványi, András Kertész, Kornélia Marinecz and Nóra Máté 223-250

Quotations as a vehicle for social positioning
Jana Hol?ánová 251-275

On doing being personal: Citizen talk as an identity-suspending device in
public debates on GMOs
Henrike Padmos, Harrie Mazeland and Hedwig te Molder 276-295

APPENDIX
Data extracts from a local public meeting on GMO field trials 296-359

Index 361-368



Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics


Written In: English (eng)

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