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Discourse Approaches

Johannes Angermuller and Raj Kollmorgen

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As a practice of meaning making in society, discourse points to important dimensions of social and historical change. This chapter discusses examples of discourse research on social transformation in ... More


Palestinian Citizens of Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

Manar H. Makhoul

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459273
eISBN:
9781474480765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459273.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Palestinian citizens in Israel are part of the Palestinian nation that was scattered and divided during the 1948 War (Nakba, a catastrophe), amidst which Israel was founded. Today, Palestinian ... More


Conclusion

Chris Heffer

in All Bullshit and Lies?: Insincerity, Irresponsibility, and the Judgment of Untruthfulness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190923280
eISBN:
9780190923327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923280.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The TRUST framework represents a radical challenge both to existing notions of untruthfulness and to the relevance of this topic to language research. This conclusion to the book All Bullshit and ... More


The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Ryan M. Milner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book presents an analysis of internet memes, the linguistic, image, audio, and video texts created, circulated, and transformed by countless cultural participants across vast networks and ... More


Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Andrew Ryder

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200515
eISBN:
9781529200560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation dissects the complex social, cultural and political factors that led the UK to take its decision to leave the EU and ... More


Conclusion

Peter Yeandle

in Citizenship, Nation, Empire: The Politics of History Teaching in England, 1870-1930

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719080128
eISBN:
9781781708354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080128.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In addition to providing a summary, the conclusion offers thoughts on how to take the study forward. In particular, there is some tentative analysis of texts which makes use of discourse analysis. ... More


Introduction: Looking beyond Militarism

Anna Clayfield

in The Guerrilla Legacy of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400899
eISBN:
9781683401308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400899.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The introduction challenges the widely held view in Western scholarship that the supposed “militarization” of the Cuban Revolution is key to understanding its longevity. While the pervasiveness of ... More


Artistic Re-creation of Grassroots English: Ideologies and Structures in English Vinglish

Edgar W. Schneider

in World Englishes at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474467551
eISBN:
9781474495684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467551.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This paper investigates the representation of grassroots English in a recent (2012), successful Bollywood movie, English Vinglish. The plot focusses upon Shashi, a young Indian mother who speaks ... More


Fabricating Figures

Andrew Dilts

in Punishment and Inclusion: Race, Membership, and the Limits of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262410
eISBN:
9780823268986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262410.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter offers an account of how “figures” are discursively produced and socially fabricated through practices that sit between distinct but overlapping domains of power/knowledge. Through an ... More


Introduction: Paradigm Shift, Reflexivity and Securitization

Andrew Ryder

in Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200515
eISBN:
9781529200560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter sets out the conceptual framework for the book describing Brexit as part of a paradigm shift in Britain’s socio-economic and cultural chemistry. Brexit is a multi-layered and ... More


Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Christina Gerken

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book focuses on the watershed political events of 1995-96. During this period, President Bill Clinton signed into law three pieces of legislation that have had a significant impact on the lives ... More


Family Values and Moral Obligations: The Logic of Congressional Rhetoric

Christina Gerken

in Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the neoliberal logic behind the restructuring of the family preference category, with a particular focus on the controversy over elderly parents, who are commonly portrayed as a ... More


Logics: The Fundamentals of Memetic Participation

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter introduces the fundamentals of memetic media. It traces the (imperfect) connections between conceptualizations of memes as cultural replicators and the mediated texts that have come to ... More


Grammar: Structures for Making Statements and Making Do

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the complex multimodal reappropriation at the heart of memetic media, outlining the socially-situated grammar that connects participants as they employ memetic media in their ... More


Vernacular: Everyday Expression in the Memetic Lingua Franca

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the social dimensions of memetic practices, arguing that the memetic lingua franca is a vernacular premised on the creative transformation of expressions that have come ... More


Antagonism: Race, Gender, and Counterpublic Contestation

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the everyday antagonisms that are perpetuated through memetic participation, specifically regarding race and gender identities. However, it also argues that memetic ... More


Voice: Pop and Populism in Public Commentary

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter argues that memetic media carry the potential for polyvocal public voice, even given their everyday antagonisms. Focusing on mediated conversations surrounding the Occupy Wall Street ... More


Conversation: Cultural Participation and the Culture Industries

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter argues that memetic participation complicates the culture industries that remain at the heart of public life. It assesses the ambivalent relationship between collective participation and ... More


Building a Neoliberal Consensus

Christina Gerken

in Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introduction examines how the immigration reform discourse of the mid-1990s differs from earlier debates. It also provides a brief overview of some of the main discursive strands and explains the ... More


Dehumanizing the Undocumented: The Legislative Language of Illegality

Christina Gerken

in Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines three key concerns that dominated the discourse about undocumented immigrants: (1) Sexuality, birthright citizenship, and undocumented children. (2) The rhetorical connection ... More


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