new issue of CADAAD

Hart, Christopher J c.j.hart at HERTS.AC.UK
Wed Oct 13 15:53:32 UTC 2010

Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that the latest issue of the CADAAD journal is a special issue on "Risk as discourse" guest edited by Jens O. Zinn.  The aim of this special issue is to "to trigger cross-disciplinary work which connects risk sociology and corpus linguistics research strategies to advance our understanding of societal risk phenomena".  Table of contents are as below.  Please visit for full free access to all of the papers.
*         Jens O. Zinn,  Risk as Discourse: Interdisciplinary Perspectives pp. 106-124
*         Reiner Grundmann & Ramesh Krishnamurthy, The Discourse of Climate Change: A Corpus-based Approach pp. 125-146
*         Georg Marko, Heart Disease and Cancer, Diet and Exercise, Vitamins and Minerals: The Construction of Lifestyle Risks in Popular Health Discourse pp. 147-170
*         Agnes Sandor, Automatic Detection of Discourse Indicating Emerging Risk pp. 171-179
*         Catherine F. Smith & Donna J. Kain, Making Sense of Hurricanes: Public Discourse and Perceived Risk of Extreme Weather pp. 180-196
*         Sissel H. Jore & Ove Nja, Risk of Terrorism: A Scientifically Valid Phenomenon or a Wild Guess? The Impact of Different Approaches to Risk Assessment pp. 197-216
Kind regards,
Chris Hart

Dr Christopher Hart
Lecturer in English Language and Communication
University of Hertfordshire

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