Is the study of language ideologically neutral? If so, is this study objective and autonomous? One of the most cherished assumptions of modern academic linguistics is that the study of language is, or should be, ideologically neutral. This professed ideological neutrality goes hand-in-hand with...
Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge
The continual growth in the significance of mass-mediated communication makes it essential that we are able to reflect upon and critically appreciate the semiotic processes that are involved in their impact upon social and cultural life. This edited collection showcases a range of diverse...
Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge
Problems in Anesthesia
The first in the Problems in Anesthesia series, Cardiothoracic Surgery examine and provide guidance for a number of problematic clinical scenarios in cardiothoracic surgery anesthesia. This is a field which is growing in complexity due to the increasingly diverse set of conditions that are now...
Published March 20th 2002 by CRC Press
The Western Tradition in the Twentieth Century
Series: History of Linguistic Thought
Landmarks in Linguistic Thought II introduces the major issues and themes that have determined the development of Western thinking about language, meaning and communication in the twentieth century.Each chapter contains an extract from a 'landmark' text followed by a commentary, which places the...
Published May 30th 2001 by Routledge