This collection brings together innovative research from socially-oriented applied linguists working in sports. Drawing on contemporary approaches to applied linguistics, this book provides readers with in-depth analyses of examples of language-in-use in the context of sport, and interprets them through the lens of larger issues within sport culture and practice. With contributions from an international group of scholars, this an essential reference for scholars and researchers in applied linguistics, discourse analysis, sport communication, sport management, journalism and media studies.
Taylor and Francis; December 2016
- ISBN: 9781317290629
- Edition: 1
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- Title: The Discourse of Sport
Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics
- Author: David Caldwell (ed.); John Walsh (ed.); Elaine W. Vine (ed.); Jon Jureidini (ed.)
About The Author
David Caldwell is a Lecturer in English Language and Literacy in the School of Education at The University of South Australia.
John Walsh is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Adelaide, Australia.
Elaine W. Vine is a Honorary Research Associate in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Jon Jureidini is a child psychiatrist at the Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, Australia.