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Journal Title: Metaphor and the Social World
Volume/Issue:   4 / 1
Date: 2014
Table of Contents: 2014. iv, 146 pp.

Table of Contents

Editorial note
Graham Low

Articles

The movements of the economy: Conceptualizing the economy via bodily movement metaphors
Mei Yung Vanliza Chow
3 – 26

Urban violence in Brazil and the role of the media: Communicative effects of systematic metaphors in discourse
Ana Cristina Pelosi, Heloísa Pedroso de Moraes Feltes and Lynne Cameron
27 – 47

At the heart of cognition, communication, and language: The value of psychotherapy to metaphor study
Dennis Tay
48 – 64

Economic competition is like auto racing: Building metaphorical schemas when reading text
Tina Krennmayr, Brian F. Bowdle, Gerben Mulder and Gerard J. Steen
65 – 89

The market as a rational and responsible human being: Measuring the impact of metaphor on financial decisions
Laurent Nicaise
90 – 108

Appearances and dis/dys-appearances: A dynamic view of embodiment in Conceptual Metaphor Theory
Elisabeth El Refaie
109 – 125

Book reviews

Lynne Cameron & Robert Maslen (Eds). (2010). Metaphor Analysis: Research Practice in Applied Linguistics, Social Sciences and the Humanities.
Reviewed by Ludmilla A'Beckett
127 – 137

Gerard J. Steen, Aletta G. Dorst, J. Berenike Herrmann, Anna Kaal, Tina Krennmayr & Trijntje Pasma (2010). A Method for Linguistic Metaphor Identification: From MIP to MIPVU.
Reviewed by Paula Pérez-Sobrino
138 – 146
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Semantics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
 
LL Issue: 25.2171