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 http://cadaad.net/2010_volume_4_issue_2 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
go.herts.ac.uk/cjhart

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