Books available for review in Discourse & Society

Alon Lischinsky alischinsky+reviews at
Wed Oct 9 18:41:16 UTC 2013

Dear colleagues,

the titles below are currently available for review in Discourse and Society:

* Baker, P., Gabrielatos, C., & McEnery, T. (2013). Discourse analysis
and media attitudes: the representation of Islam in the British press.
Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press.
* Cap, P. (2013). Proximization: the pragmatics of symbolic distance
crossing. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
* Cap, P., & Okulska, U. (Eds.). (2013). Analyzing genres in political
communication: theory and practice. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
* Charteris-Black, J. (2013). Analysing political speeches: rhetoric,
discourse and metaphor. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
* Clark, J. (2012). Language, sex and social structure: analysing
discourses of sexuality. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
* Coulmas, F. (2013). Writing and society: an introduction. Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press.
* Deignan, A., Littlemore, J., & Semino, E. (2013). Figurative
language, genre and register. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
* Finch, G. (2013). Word of Mouth: a new introduction to language and
communication. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
* Gerhardt, C., Frobenius, M., & Hucklenbroich-Ley, S. (Eds.). (2013).
Culinary linguistics: the chef’s special. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
* Haddington, P., Mondada, L., & Nevile, M. (Eds.). (2013).
Interaction and mobility: language and the body in motion. Berlin: De
* Heffer, C., Rock, F., & Conley, J. M. (Eds.). (2013). Legal-lay
communication: textual travels in the law. Oxford & New York: Oxford
University Press.
* Hodges, A. (Ed.). (2013). Discourses of war and peace. Oxford & New
York: Oxford University Press.
* Koerber, A. (2013). Breast or bottle? Contemporary controversies in
infant feeding policy and practice. Columbia, SC: The University of
South Carolina Press.
* Lyon, A. (2013). Deliberative acts: democracy, rhetoric, and rights.
University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press.
* McQuail, D. (2013). Journalism and society. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
* Nienstedt, H.-W., Russ-Mohl, S., & Wilczek, B. (Eds.). (2013).
Journalism and media convergence. Berlin: De Gruyter.
* Ruddock, A. (2013). Youth and media. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
* Ruiz, L., & Alvarado Ortega, M. B. (Eds.). (2013). Irony and humor:
from pragmatics to discourse. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
* Sklar, H. (2013). The Art of Sympathy in Fiction: forms of ethical
and emotional persuasion. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
* Sullivan, K. (2013). Frames and constructions in metaphoric
language. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
* Twardzisz, P. (2013). The language of interstate relations: in
search of personification. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
* Wodak, R., KhosraviNik, M., & Mral, B. (Eds.). (2012). Right wing
populism in Europe politics and discourse. London: Bloomsbury

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Dr Alon Lischinsky
Oxford Brookes University
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