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Critical Perspectives on Language and Discourse in the New World Order
Language: en
Pages: 301
Authors: Faiz Sathi Abdullah, Mardziah Hayati Abdullah, Tan Bee Hoon
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-26 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

The papers in this book explore language use in a broad range of discourse fields. They provide theoretical perspectives on global orientations to social, political and economic transformations in the “New World Order” (NWO), and extend these with studies on the impacts of such transformations at the local, national, regional
The New World Order
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: B. Hansen, B. Heurlin
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-09-08 - Publisher: Springer

A decade ago the term 'New World Order' was a commonly-used expression. Now - at the beginning of the twenty-first century - the contours of this order are less clear. How can this international order be described and interpreted and how can it be explained from contrasting theoretical viewpoints? Ten
Discourse, War and Terrorism
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Adam Hodges, Chad Nilep
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

Discourse since September 11, 2001 has constrained and shaped public discussion and debate surrounding terrorism worldwide. Social actors in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and elsewhere employ the language of the “war on terror” to explain, react to, justify and understand a broad range of political, economic and
The Discourse of News Values
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Monika Bednarek, Helen Caple
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Discourse of News Values breaks new ground in multimodal news discourse, offering the first book-length treatment of the discursive analysis of news values and the construction of newsworthiness. The book explores how the news is "sold" (made newsworthy) to audiences through the semioticresources of language and image, providing a
The Discourse of Security
Language: en
Pages: 337
Authors: Malcolm N. MacDonald, Duncan Hunter
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-03 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores how language constructs the meaning and praxis of security in the 21st century. Combining the latest critical theories in poststructuralist and political philosophy with discourse analysis techniques, it uses corpus tools to investigate four collections of documents harvested from national and international security organisations. This interdisciplinary approach