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Title Discourse and Crisis : Critical Perspectives / edited by Antoon De Rycker and Zuraidah Mohd Don
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2013
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Description 1 online resource ([vii], 498 pages)
Series Discourse approaches to politics, society and culture ; v. 52
Discourse approaches to politics, society, and culture ; v. 52
Contents 1.Discourse in crisis, crisis in discourse / Zuraidah Mohd Don -- 2.C̀€risis' in Modernity: A sign of the times between decisive change and potential irreversibility / Lin Chalozin-Dovrat -- pt. I Organizational discourse -- 3.Serving a high-risk warrant: The role of context in police crisis negotiations / Terry D. Royce -- 4.Misalignments in Finnish emergency call openings: Legitimacy, asymmetries and multi-tasking as interactional contests / Antoon De Rycker -- 5.Collaboration in crisis: Pursuing perception through multiple descriptions (how friendly vehicles became damn rocket launchers) / Maurice Nevile -- pt. II Political discourse -- 6.The political use of a national crisis: Bush's legitimation of the USA Freedom Corps in the wake of September 11 / Antoon De Rycker -- 7.Reflections in the eyes of a dying tiger: Looking back on Ireland's 1987 economic crisis / John Hogan
14.Polarization in the media representation of terrorism crises: Transitivity and lexical choices in Malaysia's leading English dailies / Prasana Rosaline Fernandez -- Epilogue -- 15.A paradoxical approach to crisis / Jamie Priestley
8.Local community leaders' constructions of women's interests and needs: Impeding resolution of Kenya's development crisis / Jacinta Ndambuki -- 9.The financial crisis hits hard: The impact of emerging crisis on discursive strategies and linguistic devices in EU Financial Stability Reviews (2004-2010) / Luisanna Fodde -- pt. III Media discourse -- 10.Red or Yellow, Peace or War: Agonism and antagonism in online discussion during the 2010 political unrest in Thailand / Richard Watson Todd -- 11.The 2008 urban riots in Greece: Differential representations of a police shooting incident / E. Dimitris Kitis -- 12.Benefit or burden? Press representation of immigrant workers during the Spanish economic recession / Anne McCabe -- 13.Mexico City and the H1N1 health crisis: The discursive interconnectedness of viruses, kidnappings, policy fiascos and tumbling pesos / Antoon De Rycker
Summary Discourse and Crisis: Critical perspectives brings together an exciting collection of studies into crisis as text and context, as unfolding process and unresolved problem. Crisis is viewed as a complex phenomenon that - in its prevalence, disruptiveness and (appearance of) inevitability - is both socially produced and discursively constituted. The book offers multiple critical perspectives: in-depth linguistically informed analyses of the discourses of power and collaboration implicated in crisis construal and recovery; detailed examination of the critical role that language plays during the c
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Crises in literature.
Critical discourse analysis.
Discourse analysis -- Political aspects.
Discourse analysis -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Zuraidah Mohd. Don.
Rycker, Antoon De.
ISBN 1306137853 (electronic bk.)
9027270929 (electronic bk.)
9781306137850 (electronic bk.)
9789027270924 (electronic bk.)