By Thomas K. Ricento,Barbara Burnaby
The chapters offer specific analyses on a variety of concerns on the nationwide, state/provincial, and native degrees in either international locations. The bankruptcy authors come from various educational disciplines (education, geography, journalism, legislation, linguistics, political technology, and sociology), and the findings, taken jointly, give a contribution to an evolving, interdisciplinary idea of language policy.
By Dominik Baumgarten
By Lawrence Solan,Janet Ainsworth,Roger W. Shuy
By David Williams,Michael David Hazen
By Francis J. Mootz
By Paul Atkinson
Basil Bernstein is among the so much inventive and influential of up to date British sociologists, but his paintings – specifically that regarding language and social constitution – is largely misunderstood and misrepresented. This publication, first released in 1985, addresses the underlying subject matters and continuities in Bernstein’s paintings and portrays him as a sociologist within the Durkheimian culture. This reissue can be of specific worth to scholars attracted to the sociology of schooling, language and society, anthropological linguistics and communique studies.
By Mira Morgenstern
Current conflicts in either nationwide and foreign arenas have undermined the average, natural suggestion of nationhood as conventionally espoused within the 19th century. Conceiving a state argues that the trendy knowing of the country as a contested concept—as the manufactured from a fluid and ongoing technique of negotiation open to a variety of livable solutions—is truly rooted within the Bible.
This ebook attracts realization to the contribution that the Bible makes to political discourse in regards to the kingdom. The Bible is very like minded to this open-ended discourse due to its personal nature as a textual content whose ambiguity and laconic caliber render it continuously open to new interpretations and acceptable to altering conditions. The Bible bargains a pluralistic knowing of alternative types of political improvement for various countries, and it depicts changing options of nationwide id over the years.
In this booklet, Morgenstern reads the Bible because the resource of a dynamic critique of the tips which are conventionally thought of to be basic to nationwide identification, treating in successive chapters the ethnic (Ruth), the cultural (Samson), the political (Jotham), and the territorial (Esther). all through, she explores a few universal subject matters, equivalent to the connection of girls to political authority and the “strangeness” of Israelite political life. within the end, she elucidates how biblical research can reduction in acceptance of recent claims to nationhood.
By Ruth Wodak,Bernhard Forchtner
The Routledge instruction manual of Language and Politics presents a complete assessment of this important and dynamic quarter of research and examine. Language is fundamental to starting up, justifying, legitimatising and coordinating motion in addition to negotiating clash and, as such, is intrinsically associated with the world of politics. With forty five chapters written through prime students from world wide, this instruction manual covers the next key components:
- Overviews of the main influential theoretical methods, together with Bourdieu, Foucault, Habermas and Marx;
- Methodological ways to language and politics, masking – between others – content research, dialog research, multimodal research and narrative research;
- Genres of political motion from speech-making and coverage to nationwide anthems and billboards;
- Cutting-edge case experiences approximately hot-topic socio-political phenomena, comparable to growing older, social category, gendered politics and populism.
The Routledge instruction manual of Language and Politics is a colourful survey of this key box and is vital interpreting for complicated scholars and researchers learning language and politics.
By Linda Adler-Kassner,Elizabeth Wardle
Naming What We Know examines the middle rules of information within the self-discipline of writing experiences utilizing the lens of “threshold concepts”—concepts which are serious for epistemological participation in a self-discipline. the 1st a part of the publication defines and describes thirty-seven threshold options of the self-discipline in entries written through a few of the field’s so much energetic researchers and lecturers, all of whom participated in a collaborative wiki dialogue guided by way of the editors. those entries are transparent and available, written for an viewers of writing students, scholars, and associates in different disciplines and coverage makers outdoor the academy. participants describe the conceptual heritage of the sphere and the rules that run all through perform, even if in examine, educating, evaluation, or public paintings round writing. Chapters within the moment a part of the e-book describe the advantages and demanding situations of utilizing threshold innovations in particular sites—first-year writing courses, WAC/WID courses, writing facilities, writing majors—and for pro improvement to provide this framework in action.
Naming What We Know opens a discussion in regards to the innovations that writing students and academics agree are serious and approximately why these suggestions may still and do subject to humans outdoor the field.
By Gert Ueding,Gregor Kalivoda
Das Historische Wörterbuch der Rhetorik ist das einzige umfassende wissenschaftliche Nachschlagewerk des Fachs und zentrale Informationsquelle für Wissenschaftler, Studierende und Praktiker. Der anhand des Gesamtwerks neu erarbeitete Registerband enthält u.a. einen umfassenden Sachindex sowie fremdsprachige Teilindexe.