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At war with words

Author: Mirjana N Dedaić; Daniel N Nelson
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2003.
Series: Language, power, and social process, 10.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As we enter a new era of global conflict involving non-state actors, At War with Words offers a provocative perspective on the role of language in the genesis, conduct and consequence of mass  Read more...

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At war with words.
Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2003
(DLC) 2003059949
(OCoLC)52540202
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mirjana N Dedaić; Daniel N Nelson
OCLC Number: 606992578
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 479 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface : language as forms of death / Michael Billig --
Introduction : a peace of word / Mirjana N. Dedaić --
Liberal parasites and other creepers : Rush Limbaugh, Ken Hamblin, and the discursive construction of group identities / Kathryn Ruud --
Threat or business as usual? : a multimodal, intertextual analysis of a political statement / Suzanne Wong Scollon --
Deixis and distance : President Clinton's justification of intervention in Kosovo / Paul A. Chilton --
The language of atomic science and atomic conflict : exploring the limits of symbolic representation / Robert E. Tucker and Theodore O. Prosise --
The politics of discontent : a discourse analysis of texts of the reform movement in Ghana / Kweku Osam --
When guilt becomes a foreign country : guilt and responsibility in Austrian postwar media-representation of the second World War / Alexander Pollak --
Remembering and forgetting : the discursive construction of generational memories / Gretraud Benke and Ruth Wodak --
Attitudes towards linguistic purism in Croatia : evaluating efforts at language reform / Keith Langston and Anita Peti-Stantić --
Wars, politics, and language : a case study of the Okinawan language / Rumiko Shinzato --
Language choice and cultural hegemony : linguistic symbols of domination and resistance in Palau / Kazuko Matsumoto and David Britain --
"Keep your language and I'll keep mine" : politics, language, and the construction of identities in Cyprus / Marilena Karyolemou --
Advertising for peace as political communication / Renée Dickason --
American warriors speaking American : the metapragmatics of performance in the nation state / Mark Allen Peterson --
Conclusion : word peace / Daniel N. Nelson.
Series Title: Language, power, and social process, 10.
Responsibility: edited by Mirjana N. Dedaić, Daniel N. Nelson.

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