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Journal Title: Critical Discourse Studies
Volume/Issue:   Virtual Series/
Issue Title: Text/Talk in Context: The Social Science of Language in Use
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: Text/Talk in Context: The Social Science of Language in Use

This is the third in a series of virtual special issues featuring content from
Critical Discourse Studies being released during 2012. It brings together right
articles examining the role and significance of social practices on, in and
through discourse.

The articles featuring in this virtual special issue are as follows:

Recontextualizing European Higher Education Policies: The Cases of Austria and
Romania
Ruth Wodak & Norman Fairclough

Mandarinising Singapore: A Critical Analysis of Slogans in Singapore’s
‘Speak Mandarin’ Campaign
Peter Teo

The Racialization of Language in British Political Discourse
Adrian Blackledge

The Discourses of Neoliberal Hegemony: The Case of the Irish Republic
Sean Phelan

North Korea, South Korea, and 007 Die Another Day
Jamie Shinhee Lee

Recontextualising Fascist Ideologies of the Past: Right-Wing Discourses on
Employment and Nativism in Austria and the United Kingdom
John Richardson & Ruth Wodak

The Sounds of Silence in Educational Tracking: a Longitudinal, Ethnographic
Case Study
Rebecca Rogers

Political Communication, Institutional Cultures and Linearities of
Organisational Practice: A Discourse-Ethnographic Approach to Institutional
Change in the European Union
Michal Krzyzanowski

To read the virtual special issue online, including an introduction to the
series by editor John E. Richardson, visit
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/explore/rcds-virtual-issue-1.pdf
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
English
 
LL Issue: 23.2872