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  1. Language and Power

    3rd Edition

    By Norman Fairclough

    Language and Power is widely recognised both as a classic and an essential introductory textbook to the field of Critical Discourse Analysis. It focusses on how language functions in maintaining and changing power relations in modern society, the ways of analysing language which can reveal these...

    To Be Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Modality and the English Modals

    2nd Edition

    By F.R. Palmer

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

    A detailed account of the many uses and functions of these verbs. The nature of modality, and some controversial issues, are also discussed....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Analysing Genre

    Language Use in Professional Settings

    By V. K. Bhatia

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Genre analysis has a long-established tradition in literature, but interest in the analysis of non-literary genres has been very recent. This book examines the theory of genre analysis, looks at genre analysis in action, taking texts from a wide variety of genres and discusses the use of genre...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Language, Bureaucracy and Social Control

    By Srikant Sarangi, Stefan Slembrouck

    Series: Real Language Series

    Language, Bureaucracy and Social Control explores the varying inter-relationships between language, forms of bureaucratic organisation and social control. The text provides a detailed examination of the discursive dimensions of some of the key techniques of modern power: the 'productive'...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Achieving Understanding

    Discourse in Intercultural Encounters

    By Peter Broeder, Katharina Bremer, Celia Roberts, M.-T. (Department Of Linguistics, University Rene Descartes, Paris V, France) Vasseur, Margaret (Department Of Arts, Law And Social Sciences, Islington College) Simonot

    Series: Language In Social Life

    This is a detailed study of understanding in a second language, related to the actual lives of minority workers. The focus is on everyday interactions between these workers and the bureaucrats of the society in which they are now resident. It provides an important contribution to the debate about...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Women, Men and Politeness

    By Janet Holmes

    Series: Real Language Series

    Women, Men and Politeness focuses on the specific issue of the ways in which women and men express politeness verbally.Using a range of evidence and a corpus of data collected largely from New Zealand, Janet Holmes examines the distribution and functions of a range of specific verbal politeness...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Language, Society and Power

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans

    Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text to studying language in a variety of social contexts. This book examines the ways language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. It considers whether representations of...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Discursive Illusions in Public Discourse

    By Aditi Bhatia

    This book presents a unique perspective into the investigation and analysis of such public discourses as those of the environment, politics, and social media, springing from issues of key relevance to contemporary society, including the War on Terror, the ‘Arab Spring’, and the climate-change...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

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