Books available for review in Discourse & Communication/Discourse & Society/Discourse Studies

Ingrid Piller ingrid.piller at UNIBAS.CH
Tue Jan 30 09:51:25 UTC 2007

Dear colleagues,

The titles below are currently available for review in
_Discourse&Society_ and/or _Discourse Studies_  and/or _Discourse and
Communication_. If you are interested in serving as a
reviewer, pls contact the book review editor at ingrid.piller at with
the title/s you are interested in, your full postal address, and a *brief*
description of your qualifications, research interests and fields of

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Aalto, Nancy and Ewald Reuter, Eds. (2006). Aspects of intercultural
dialogue: theory, research, applications. Cologne, Saxa.
Alatas, Syed Farid (2006). Alternative discourses in Asian social science:
responses to Eurocentrism. New Delhi, Sage.
Allan, Keith and Kate Burridge (2006). Forbidden words: taboo and the
censoring of language. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
Battistella, Edwin L. (2005). Bad language: are some words better than
others? Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Bultinck, Bert (2005). Numerous meanings: the meaning of English cardinals
and the legacy of Paul Grice. Amsterdam, Elsevier.
Cooren, Francois, James R. Taylor, et al., Eds. (2006). Communication as
organizing: empirical and theoretical explorations in the dynamic of text
and conversation. Mahwah, Lawrence Erlbaum.
Cronin, Michael (2006). Translation and identity. London, Routledge.
Davies, Celia, Margaret Wetherell, et al. (2006). Citizens at the centre:
deliberative participation in healthcare decisions. Bristol, The Policy
Deleuze, Gilles (2006). Two regimes of madness: texts and interviews
1975-1995. New York, Semiotext(e).
Della Porta, Donatella and Mario Diani (2006). Social movements: an
introduction. Oxford, Blackwell.
Duranti, Alessandro, Ed. (2006). A companion to linguistic anthropology.
Oxford, blackwell.
Ekstrom, Mats, Asa Kroon, et al., Eds. (2006). News from the interview
society. Goteborg, Nordicom Goteborg University.
Falkheimer, Jesper and Andre Jansson, Eds. (2006). Geographies of
communication: the spatial turn in media studies. Goteborg, Nordicom
Goteborg University.
Fine, Jonathan (2006). Language in psychiatry: a handbook of clinical
practice. London, Equinox.
Geluykens, R and K Pelsmaekers, Eds. (2006). Discourse in Professional
Contexts. LINCOM Studies in Pragmatics 03. Munich, Lincom Europa.
Gotti, Maurizio and Davide S. Giannoni, Eds. (2006). New Trends in
Specialized Discourse Analysis Linguistic Insights. Studies in Language and
Communication. Vol. 44. New York, Peter Lang.
Guattari, Félix (2006). The Anti-Oedipus papers. New York, Semiotext(e).
Hakulinen, Auli and Margret Selting, Eds. (2005). Syntax and lexis in
conversation: studies on the use of linguistic resources in
talk-in-interaction. Amsterdam, Benjamins.
Hankiss, Elemér (2006). The toothpaste of immortality: self-construction in
the consumer age. Baltimore, MD, The John Hopkins University Press.
Heath, Anthony F., John Ermisch, et al., Eds. (2005). Understanding social
change. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Hutchby, Ian (2006). media talk: conversation analysis and they study of
broadcasting. London, Open University Press.
Jaworski, Adam and Nikolas Coupland, Eds. (2006). the discourse reader.
London, Routledge.
Jones, Campbell and Rolland Munro, Eds. (2006). contemporary organization
theory. Oxford, Blackwell.
Joseph, John E. (2006). Language and politics. Edinburgh, Edinburgh
University Press.
Kurhila, Salla (2006). Second Language Interaction. Amsterdam, Benjamins.
Laury, Ritva, Ed. (2006). Minimal reference: the use of pronouns in Finnish
and Estonian discourse. Helsinki, Studia Fennica Linguistica.
Le, Elisabeth (2006). The Spiral of 'Anti-Other Rhetoric': Discourses of
identity and the international media echo. Amsterdam, John Benjamins.
Lechner, Frank J. and John Boli (2005). world culture: origins and
consequences. Oxford, Blackwell.
Litosseliti, Lia (2006). Gender and language: theory and practice. London,
Hodder Arnold.
Locher, Miriam A. (2006). Advice online. amsterdam, Benjamins.
Lowe, Gregory Ferrell and Per Jauert, Eds. (2005). Cultural dilemmas in
public service broadcasting. Goteborg, Nordicom Goteborg University.
Mair, Christian (2006). Twentieth-century English: history, variation and
standardization. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
Memmi, Albert (2006). Decolonization and the decolonized. Minneapolis, MN,
University of Minnesota Press.
Middleton, David and Steven D. Brown (2005). The social psychology of
experience: studies in remembering and forgetting. London, Sage.
Morita, Emi (2005). Negotiation of contingent talk: the Japanese
interactional particles ne and sa. Amsterdam, Benjamins.
Moscovici, Serge and Ivana Markova (2006). The making of modern social
psychology: the hidden story of how an international social science was
created. Oxford, Polity.
Nayar, Pramod K. (2006). Reading culture: theory, praxis, politics. New
Delhi, Sage.
Nunes, Mark (2006). Cyberspaces of everyday life. Minneapolis, MN,
University of Minnesota Press.
O'halloran, Kay L. (2005). Mathematical discourse: language, symbolism and
visual images. London, Continuum.
Outhwaite, William (2006). The future of society. Oxford, Blackwell.
Page, Ruth E. (2006). literary and linguistic approaches to feminist
narratology. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.
Paveau, Marie-Anne (2006). les prédiscours: sens, mémoire, cognition. Paris,
Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle.
Pavlenko, Aneta, Ed. (2006). Bilingual minds: emotional experience,
expression and representation. Clevedon, Multilingual Matters.
Perrin, Andrew J. (2006). Citizen Speak: the democratic imagination in
American life. Chicago and London, The University of Chicago Press.
Pinxten, Rik and Ellen Preckler, Eds. (2006). Racism in metropolitan areas.
New York and Oxford, Berghahn.
Poster, Mark (2006). Information please: culture and politics in the age of
digital machines. Durham and London, Duke University Press.
Povinelli, Elizabeth A. (2006). The empire of love: towards a theory of
intimacy, genealogy, and carnality. Durham and London, Duke University
Rendle-Short, Johanna (2006). the academic presentation: situated talk in
interaction. Aldershot, Ashgate.
Reyes, Angela (2007). Language, identity and stereotype among Southeast
Asian American Youth: the other Asian. Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum.
Richards, Keith (2006). Language and professional identity: aspects of
collaborative interaction. London, Palgrave.
Sauntson, Helen and Sakis Kyratzis, Eds. (2007). Language, sexualities &
desires: cross-cultural perspectives. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.
Schechet, Nita (2005). narrative fissures: reading and rhetoric. Cranbury,
NJ, Associated University Presses.
Sharma, Aradhana and Akhil Gupta, Eds. (2006). The anthropology of the
state: a reader. Oxford, Blackwell.
Shi-Xu, Ed. (2007). Discourse as cultural struggle. Hong Kong, Hong Kong
University Press.
Shuy, Roger W. (2005). Creating language crimes: how law enforcement uses
(and misuses) language. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Silverman, David (2006). Interpreting qualitative data. London, Sage.
Sinclair, John Mch. and Anna Mauranen (2006). Linear unit grammar:
integrating speech and writing. Amsterdam, John Benjamins.
Tolson, Andrew (2006). Media Talk: Spoken discourse on TV and radio.
Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press.
Warren, Martin (2006). Features of naturalness in conversation. Amsterdam,
John Benjamins.
Watts, Richard (2005). packaging post/coloniality: the manufacture of
literary identity in the francophone world. Lanham, Lexington Books.
Webster, Jonathan J., Ed. (2006). M.A.K. Halliday: Studies in Chinese
Language. London, Continuum.
White, Mimi and James Schwoch, Eds. (2006). Questions of method in cultural
studies. Oxford, Blackwell.
Wilson, John and Karyn Stapleton, Eds. (2006). Devolution and identity.
Aldershot, Ashgate.
Wooffitt, Robin (2006). The language of mediums and psychics: the social
organization of everyday miracles. aldershot, Ashgate.
Wray, Matt (2006). Not quite white: white trash and the boundaries of
whiteness. Durham and London, Duke University Press.
Zerubavel, Eviatar (2006). The elephant in the room: silence and denial in
everyday life. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

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