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  1. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Hybrid Voices and Collaborative Change

    Contextualising Positive Discourse Analysis

    By Tom Bartlett

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    In this study, Bartlett presents a theoretical and descriptive development in the discipline of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) extending the recent trend away from critiques of hegemonic practices and towards the description of alternative and minority practices that has been labelled Positive...

    To Be Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Discourse of Culture and Identity in National and Transnational Contexts

    Edited by Christopher J. Jenks, Jackie Lou, Aditi Bhatia

    This collection examines and uses discourse to promote a better understanding of culture and identity, with the primary goal of advancing an understanding of how discourse can be used to examine social and linguistic issues. Many of the contributions explore how the formation of culture and...

    To Be Published April 22nd 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 August 1st 2015 by Routledge

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