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

Ingrid Piller ingrid.piller at MQ.EDU.AU
Wed Sep 10 13:00:55 UTC 2008

Dear colleagues,

The titles below are currently available for review in Discourse and 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
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Azuelos-Atias, S. (2007). A pragmatic analysis of legal proofs of criminal
intent. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing.
Bang, H., & Esmark, A. (Eds.). (2007). New publics with/out democracy.
Frederiksberg: Samfundslitteratur Press/NORDICOM.
Bhatia, V. K., et al. (Eds.). (2008). Legal discourses across cultures and
systems. Aberdeen: Hong Kong University Press.
Carlsson, U., & Helland, K. (Eds.). (2007). Media structures and practices.
As time goes by: Studies and reflections from a scandinavian horizon.
Goteborg: Nordicom Review.
Carpentier, N. (Ed.). (2007). Culture, trauma, and conflict: Cultural
studies perspectives on war. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Carpentier, N., & Cleen, B. D. (Eds.). (2008). Participation and media
production: Critical reflections on content creation. Newcastle: Cambridge
Chabrol, C., & Olry-Louis, I. (Eds.). (2007). Interactions communicatives et
psychologie. Paris: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle.
Chapman, S. (2008). Language and empiricism after the vienna circle.
Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
Cinar, A., & Bender, T. (Eds.). (2007). Urban imaginaries: Locating the
modern city. Minneapolis, London: University of Minnesota Press.
Dailey, W. O., et al. (2008). Politeness in presidential debates: Shaping
political face in campaign debates from 1960-2004. New York, Toronto,
Plymouth: Rowman & Littlefield.
Diedrich, L. (2007). Treatments: Language, politics, and the culture of
illness. Minneapolis, London: University of Minesota Press.
Duck, S. (2007). Human relationships, fourth edition. Los Angeles, London,
New Delhi, Singapore: SAGE Publications.
Duits, L. (2008). Multi - girl - culture: An ethnography of doing identity.
Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
Ekstrom, K. M., & Tufte, B. (Eds.). (2007). Children, media and consumption:
On the front edge. Goteborg: Nordicom Goteborg University.
Fellbaum, C. (Ed.). (2007). Idioms and collocations: Corpus-based
linguistics and lexicographic studies. London, New York: Continuum.
Ford, C. E. (2008). Women speaking up: Getting and using turns in workplace
meetings. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
Freitas, E. S. L. (2008). Taboo in advertising. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Galasinski, D. (2008). Men's discourses of depression. Hampshire: Palgrave
Gonzalez, M. D. L. A. G., et al. (Eds.). (2008). Languages and cultures in
contrast and comparison. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Grein, M., & Weigand, E. (Eds.). (2007). Dialogue and culture. Amsterdam:
John Benjamins.
Hansen, H. K., & Salskov-Iversen, D. (Eds.). (2008). Critical perspectives
on private authority in global politics. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Harrington, K., et al. (Eds.). (2008). Gender and language research
methodologies. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
Heer, H., et al. (Eds.). (2008). The discursive construction of history:
Remembering the wehrmacht's war of annihilation. Hampshire: Palgrave
Heyd, T. (2008). Email hoaxes: Form, function, genre ecology. Amsterdam:
John Benjamins.
Hoijer, B. (Ed.). (2007). Ideological horizons in media and citizen
discourses: Theoretical and methodological approaches. Goteborg: Nordicom.
Hübler, A. (2007). The nonverbal shift in early modern english conversation.
Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Hutchby, I. (2007). The discourse of child counselling. Amsterdam,
Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing.
Hutchby, I., & Wooffitt, R. (2008). Conversation analysis (2nd ed.).
Cambridge: Polity.
Jackson, H., & Amvela, E. Z. (2007). Words, meaning and vocabulary: An
introduction to modern english lexicology, second edition. New York:
Jenkins, R. (2008). Rethinking ethnicity: Arguments and explorations (Second
ed.). Los Angeles: SAGE.
Johnson, S., & Ensslin, A. (Eds.). (2007). Language in the media. London,
New York: Continuum.
Kahane, G., et al. (Eds.). (2007). Wittgenstein and his interpreters.
Malden, Oxford, Carlton: Blackwell.
Koepnick, L. (2007). Framing attention: Windows on modern german culture.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Liddicoat, A. J. (2007). An introduction to conversation analysis. London:
Lytra, V. (2007). Play frames and social identies: Contact encounters in a
greek primary school. Amsterdam John Benjamins.
Mcnally, L., & Kennedy, C. (Eds.). (2008). Adjectives and adverbs: Syntax,
semantics and discourse. New York: Oxford University Press.
Mcnamara, T., & Roever, C. (2006). Language testing: The social dimension.
Malden: Blackwell.
Meyer, A. (2007). The child at risk: Paedophiles, media responses and public
opinion. Manchester, New York: Manchester.
Millar, S., & Wilson, J. (Eds.). (2007). The discourse of europe: Talk and
text in everyday life. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
Moirand, S. (2007). Les discours de la presse quotidienne: Observer,
analyser, comprendre. Paris: Presses Universitaire de France.
Moon, C. (2008). Narrating political reconciliation: South africa's truth
and reconciliation commision. Lanham: Lexington Books.
Mullany, L. (2007). Gendered discourse in the professional workplace.
Hampshire, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Mundy, J. (2007). The british musical film. Manchester, New York: Manchester
University Press.
Oakley, T., & Hougaard, A. (Eds.). (2008). Mental spaces in discourse and
interaction. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
Pavarala, V., & Malik, K. K. (2007). Other voices: The struggle for
community radio in india. Los Angeles: SAGE.
Pegley, K. (2008). Coming to you wherever you are: Muchmusic, mtv, and youth
identities. Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press.
Price, S. (2007). Discourse power address: The politics of public
communication. Hampshire: Ashgate.
Sadler, M. (2007). Grammer in use across time and space: Deconstruction the
japanese 'dative subject' construction. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John
Benjamins Publishing Company.
Safouan, M. (2007). Why are the arabs not free? - the politics of writing.
Malden: Blackwell Publishing.
Scheuer, J. (2008). The big picture: Why democracies need journalistic
excellence. New York, London: Routledge.
Schneider, K. P., & Barron, A. (Eds.). (2008). Variational pragmatics.
Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Shapiro, I. (2007). Containment: Building a strategy against global terror.
Princeton, Oxford: Princeton University Press.
Sheridan-Rabideau, M. P. (2008). Girls, feminism, and grassroots literacies:
Activism in th girlzone. Albany NY: University of New York Press.
Silva, D. F. D. (2007). Toward a global idea of race. Minneapolis, London:
University of Minnesota Press.
Storsul, T., & Stuedahl, D. (Eds.). (2007). Ambivalence towards convergence:
Digitilization and media change. Goteborg: NORDICOM.
Sunderland, P. L., & Denny, R. M. (2007). Doing anthropology in consumer
research. California: Left Coast Press.
Ten Have, P. (2007). Doing conversation analysis: A practical guide (2nd
ed.). Los Angeles: SAGE.
Thussu, D. K. (2007). News as entertainment: The rise of global
infotainment. Los Angeles: SAGE.
Verdoolaege, A. (2008). Reconciliation discourse: The case of the truth and
reconciliation commission. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Wang, W. (2007). Newspaper commentaries in china and australia: A
contrastive genre study. Saarbrucken: VDM Vergal Dr. Muller.
Wodak, R., & Krzyzanowski, M. (Eds.). (2008). Qualitative discourse analysis
in the social sciences. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ingrid Piller
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