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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Examining Education, Media, and Dialogue under Occupation
Subtitle: The Case of Palestine and Israel
Edited By: Ilham Nasser
Lawrence N. Berlin
Shelley Wong
Series Title: Critical Language and Literacy Studies

This book is an in-depth examination of education and media under occupation.
The contributors to this volume engage dialogue to explore these domains and
their roles and functioning under occupation while keeping an eye toward
resolution, using the on-going conflict between Palestine and Israel as the
focus. The uniqueness of this collection is not limited to the willingness of its
authors to investigate topics that have often been left out of the mainstream,
but that they actually enter into dialogue with one another. Education and media
are exemplified as domains that can either maintain the status quo of
oppression when used by policymakers and governments to do so or can be
utilized as mechanisms for change and peacemaking. These contradictory roles
are highlighted throughout this book by multiple voices.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781847694270
Pages: 304
Prices: U.K. £ 89.95

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ISBN-13: 9781847694263
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781847694270
Pages: 304
Prices: U.S. $ 149.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781847694263
Pages: 304
Prices: U.S. $ 49.95