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LINGUIST List 18.3783

Mon Dec 17 2007

Books: Discourse Analysis/Anthropological Ling: Dascal, Chang (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Traditions of Controversy: Dascal, Chang (Eds)


Message 1: Traditions of Controversy: Dascal, Chang (Eds)
Date: 14-Dec-2007
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Traditions of Controversy: Dascal, Chang (Eds)
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Title: Traditions of Controversy
Series Title: Controversies 4
Published: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=CVS%204

Editor: Marcelo Dascal
Editor: Han-liang Chang
Hardback: ISBN: 9027218846 9789027218841 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 110.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9027218846 9789027218841 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Abstract:

Controversies may be particularly prominent in one or another culture. Yet,
there is hardly any culture where they do not exist. This book assumes that
the practice of controversy, along with its theorization, constitutes - in
each of the cultures and disciplines where it develops - a tradition.
Whether there are enough shared elements in these traditions to consider
them as, fundamentally, universal or not is something that can only be
determined on the basis of a rich sample of controversies and theorizations
thereof belonging to different traditions. This is what this volume
provides to the reader. By presenting side by side controversies from the
East and from the West, from the ancient past up to the present, from
different domains of scholarship and action, the reader is in a position
not only to admire the widespread nature, role, and richness of the
phenomenon, but also to begin to evaluate its variety as well as
universality. While the editors have purposefully avoided comparative
studies of traditions of controversy, in order to focus on each tradition
so to speak from its practitioners' point of view, some of the chapters
take a bird's eye view and exemplify how such studies can be systematically
conducted. In a world that is globalizing itself at a fast pace, the
awareness of the multiplicity of traditions of controversy is fundamental
for ensuring both that the integration of the various perspectives is
harmonious and that each one of them is granted its place in a plural universe.

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis

Written In: English (eng )

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