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LINGUIST List 21.2931

Thu Jul 15 2010

Books: Discourse Analysis: Okulska, Cap (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Perspectives in Politics and Discourse: Okulska, Cap (Eds)

Message 1: Perspectives in Politics and Discourse: Okulska, Cap (Eds)
Date: 09-Jul-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Perspectives in Politics and Discourse: Okulska, Cap (Eds)
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Title: Perspectives in Politics and Discourse
Series Title: Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture 36
Published: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=DAPSAC%2036

Editor: Urszula Okulska
Editor: Piotr Cap
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288219 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288219 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027206275 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 99
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027206275 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027206275 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Abstract:

The volume explores the vast and heterogeneous territory of Political
Linguistics, structuring and developing its concepts, themes and
methodologies into combined and coherent Analysis of Political Discourse
(APD). Dealing with an extensive and representative variety of topics and
domains - political rhetoric, mediatized communication, ideology, politics
of language choice, etc. - it offers uniquely systematic, theoretically
grounded insights in how language is used to perform
power-enforcing/imbuing practices in social interaction, and how it is
deployed for communicating decisions concerning language itself. The twenty
chapters in the volume, written by specialists in political linguistics,
(critical) discourse analysis, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and social
psychology, address the diversity of political discourse to propose novel
perspectives from which common analytic procedures can be drawn and
followed. The volume is thus an essential resource for anyone looking for a
coherent research agenda in explorations of political discourse as a point
of reference for their own academic activities, both scholarly and didactic.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

Written In: English (eng )

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