Books for review in Discourse & Society

Alon Lischinsky alischinsky+reviews at
Wed Feb 19 14:27:06 UTC 2014

Dear colleagues,

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

* Baker, P. (2014). Using corpora to analyze gender. New York:
Bloomsbury Academic.
* Browne, K. A. (2013). Tropic tendencies: rhetoric, popular culture,
and the anglophone Caribbean. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh
* Cancel, R. (2013). Storytelling in northern Zambia: theory, method,
practice and other necessary fictions. Cambridge, UK: Open Book
* Cobley, P. (2013). Narrative (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.
* Cohn, N. (2013). The visual language of comics: introduction to the
structure and cognition of sequential images. London: Bloomsbury.
* DeFrancisco, V. L., & Palczewski, C. H. (2014). Gender in
communication: a critical introduction (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA:
* De Rycker, A., & Mohd Don, Z. (Eds.). (2014). Discourse and crisis:
critical perspectives. Amsterdam & Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins.
* Doerr, N. M., & Lee, K. (2013). Constructing the heritage language
learner: knowledge, power, and new subjectivities. Boston: De Gruyter.
* Duchêne, A., Moyer, M. G., & Roberts, C. (Eds.). (2013). Language,
migration and social inequalities: a critical sociolinguistic
perspective on institutions and work. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
* Dynel, M. (Ed.). (2013). Developments in linguistic humour theory.
Amsterdam & Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins.
* Flowerdew, J. (Ed.). (2014). Discourse in context. London: Bloomsbury.
* Fuchs, C. (2013). Social media: a critical introduction. Thousand
Oaks, CA: Sage.
* Gatto, M. (2014). The Web as Corpus: theory and practice. New York:
Bloomsbury Academic.
* Gerken, C. (2013). Model immigrants and undesirable aliens: the cost
of immigration reform in the 1990s. Minneapolis: University of
Minnesota Press.
* Goddard, C. (2014). Words and meanings: lexical semantics across
domains, languages, and cultures. New York: Oxford University Press.
* Gonçalves, K. (2013). Conversations of intercultural couples.
Berlin: Akademie Verlag.
* Gray, J. (Ed.). (2014). Critical perspectives on language teaching
materials. Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
* Harvey, K. (2013). Investigating adolescent health communication: a
corpus linguistics approach. London & New York: Bloomsbury Academic.
* Hatoss, A. (2013). Displacement, language maintenance and identity:
Sudanese refugees in Australia. Amsterdam & Philadelphia, PA: John
* Heath, R. G., Fletcher, C. V., & Munoz, R. (Eds.). (2013).
Understanding Occupy from Wall Street to Portland: applied studies in
communication theory. Plymouth: Lexington.
* Motschenbacher, H. (2013). New perspectives on English as a European
Lingua Franca. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
* Olson, C. J. (2014). Constitutive visions: indigeneity and
commonplaces of national identity in republican Ecuador. University
Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press.
* Perrin, D. (2013). The linguistics of newswriting. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
* Rácz, P. (2013). Salience in sociolinguistics: a quantitative
approach. Berlin: De Gruyter.
* Rymes, B. (2014). Communicating beyond language: everyday encounters
with diversity. New York: Routledge.
* Sbisà, M., & Turner, K. (Eds.). (2013). Pragmatics of speech
actions. Berlin & Boston, MA: De Gruyter.
* Schirato, T. (2014). Sports discourse. New York: Bloomsbury.
* Strauss, S. G. (2013). Discourse analysis: putting our worlds into
words. New York: Routledge.
* Tileagă, C. (2013). Political psychology: critical perspectives.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
* Tolson, A., & Ekström, M. (Eds.). (2013). Media talk and political
elections in Europe and America. Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave
* Tsuchiya, K. (2013). Listenership behaviours in intercultural
encounters: a time-aligned multimodal corpus analysis. Amsterdam &
Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins.
* Unger, J. W. (2013). The discursive construction of the Scots
language: education, politics and everyday life. Amsterdam &
Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins.

If you are interested in contributing a review, please contact the
book review editor (Alon Lischinsky, <alischinsky+reviews at>)

* the title of the book(s) you are interested in reviewing;
* your full postal address;
* a brief description of your qualifications to review this specific
book (do not send a complete CV or a boilerplate description of your
skills; I am interested in what makes you the ideal reviewer for this
particular book);
* your relationship to the book's author or publisher, or any other
potential conflict of interest.

Reviews for Discourse & Society should provide an overview of the
contents of the book, as well as a reasoned and well-argued evaluation
of its contribution to scholarship at the intersection of discourse
analysis and the social sciences. Simple chapter-by-chapter
descriptions are undesirable. Your review should be returned within
three months of your receipt of the book, and will normally be
published within twelve months of acceptance of the manuscript.

Best regards,

Alon Lischinsky

Dr Alon Lischinsky
Oxford Brookes University
Review editor, Discourse & Society
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