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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 147.00
In the humanities and social sciences, context is one of those terms which is frequently used and frequently referred to, but hardly made explicit. This book proposes a model for describing the multifaceted connectedness between language and language use, and between cognitive context, linguistic context, social context and sociocultural context and... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00
This book departs from the premise that context and appropriateness represent complex relational configurations which can no longer be conceived as analytic primes but rather require the accommodation of micro and macro perspectives to capture their inherent dynamism. The edited volume presents a collection of papers which examine the connectedness... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00
Using political discourses produced from below, i.e. by the common people in Cameroon rather than by prominent politicians, this chapter illustrates how the social act of thanking is realised in the written political discourse sub-genre called ‘motions of support’. These are letters read on radio or TV or published in newspapers, addressed... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00
This book departs from the premise that political discourse is intrinsically connected with media discourse, as shaped by its cultural and transcultural characteristics. It presents a collection of papers which examine political discourse in the media from a cross-culturally comparative perspective in Arab, Dutch, British, Finnish, Flemish, French,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00
This book addresses current approaches to sequentiality in pragmatics and discourse analysis. It reflects the current moves in ethnomethodological conversation analysis and speech act theory to cross methodological borders to arrive at a conception of a sequence, which extends the local notion of sequentiality by integrating further constitutive components,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00
This book departs from the premise that context represents a complex relational configuration which can no longer be conceived as an analytic prime but rather requires a parts-whole perspective to capture its inherent dynamism. The edited volume presents a collection of papers which examine the connectedness between context, contextualization and entextualization.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00
Commemorations as part of ceremonial politics normally are dialogues, speeches and symbolic actions (laying wreaths or lighting candles) between representatives and inside audiences. A TV transmission makes TV viewers another audience participating in an outside dialogue. The BBC transmission of the first UK Holocaust Memorial Day consisted of commemorative... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00
This contribution outlines two theoretical frameworks – behaviorist and reflexive– for considering the discursive interaction between states and internationalorganizations within treaty monitoring (a process of assessing states’ compliancewith international treaties). Monitoring is seen as a communicative process,aimed at building... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00
The goal of this chapter is to analyse the forms and communicative functions of quotations as follow-ups in mediated political discourse where they are used strategically to achieve the following goals: (1) intensify the force of an argument, (2) demonstrate ideological coherence or non-coherence, (3) construct, reconstruct and deconstruct the credibility... more...