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  1. Conceptualizing Metaphors

    On Charles Peirce’s Marginalia

    By Ivan Mladenov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The enigmatic thought of Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914), considered by many to be one of the great philosophers of all time, involves inquiry not only into virtually all branches and sources of modern semiotics, physics, cognitive sciences, and mathematics, but also logic, which he understood to be...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. New Directions in the Analysis of Multimodal Discourse

    Edited by Terry D. Royce, Wendy Bowcher

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Reading, Writing, and the Rhetorics of Whiteness

    By Wendy Ryden, Ian Marshall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In this volume, Ryden and Marshall bring together the field of composition and rhetoric with critical whiteness studies to show that in our "post race" era whiteness and racism not only survive but actually thrive in higher education. As they examine the effects of racism on contemporary literacy...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Linguistic Analysis of Jokes

    By Graeme Ritchie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book starts from three observations. First, the use of humour is a complex, puzzling, and idiosyncratically human form of behaviour (and hence is of scientific interest). Second, there is currently no theory of how humour works. Third, one useful step towards a theory of humour is to analyze...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Palestinian Christians in Israel

    State Attitudes towards Non-Muslims in a Jewish State

    By Una McGahern

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Although Christians form a significant proportion of the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel, very little research has, until now, been undertaken to examine their complicated position within Israel. This book demonstrates the limits of analyses which characterise state-minority relations in Israel...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Analyzing Public Discourse

    Discourse Analysis in the Making of Public Policy

    By Ron Scollon

    Analyzing Public Discourse demonstrates the use of discourse analysis to provide testimony in public policy consultations: from environmental impact statements to changes in laws and policies. Scollon asserts that it is in the best interest of democratic public discourse for all participants in the...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Written Language Bias in Linguistics

    Its Nature, Origins and Transformations

    By Per Linell

    Series: Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

    Linguists routinely emphasise the primacy of speech over writing. Yet, most linguists have analysed spoken language, as well as language in general, applying theories and methods that are best suited for written language. Accordingly, there is an extensive 'written language bias' in traditional and...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Signs, Language and Communication

    By Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris

    In Signs, Language and Communication readers familiar with the arguments of Professor Harris' previous work, including Signs of Writing, will find those ideas developed here to cover not just writing, but aspects of art, design and manufacture. Roy Harris proposes a new theory of communication. He...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Language Teaching

    Integrational Linguistic Approaches

    Edited by Michael Toolan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

    This book demonstrates the relevance of an integrational linguistic perspective to a practical, real-world need, namely the learning of languages. Integrational linguistics’ shunning of both realist and structuralist theories of language, its commitment to an unwavering attention to the perspective...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Lesbian Discourses

    Images of a Community

    By Veronika Koller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Lesbian Discourses is the first book-length treatment of lesbian text and discourse. It looks at what changing images of community American and British lesbian authors have communicated since 1970, how this change can be traced in texts such as pamphlets, magazines and blogs, and why this...

    Published June 7th 2010 by Routledge