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The ‘new father’: gender equality as discursive resource for family policies

Trine Annfelt

in Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia: The limits of political ambition?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424655
eISBN:
9781447302407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424655.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the discursive strategies applied in the political debates. It also examines what was a natural and plausible way of thinking about the child's interests and about the ... More


Analyzing Interaction in Meetings: Perspectives from Critical Discourse Studies and the Discourse-Historical Approach

Ruth Wodak

in Language and Communication at Work: Discourse, Narrativity, and Organizing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198703082
eISBN:
9780191772443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703082.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses salient concepts of Critical Discourse Studies (CDS) in respect of analyzing organizational communication and discourse with a focus on decision-making. More specifically, this ... More


The Discursive Battlefield of the “War on Terror”: Enabling Strategies for Garnering Public Support in the Rhetoric of George W. Bush and Osama bin Laden

Anna Podvornaia

in Discourses of War and Peace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937271
eISBN:
9780199345847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937271.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes “call to arms” discourse produced by the US administration and al-Qaeda in the context of the “war on terror” in order to investigate how “call to arms” discourses influence ... More


Feeding the World? Transnational Corporations and the Promotion of Genetically Modified Food

Marc Williams

in Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012751
eISBN:
9780262255509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012751.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines corporate actors’ promotion of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). It describes the discursive strategies used by corporations in promoting GMOs and discusses how their ... More


The Construction of Religious Space in Pausanias

William Hutton

in Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines the way Pausanias, the 2nd century CE author of the Periegesis of Greece, constructs a religious landscape, focussing on his account of Corinth. It starts from the observation ... More


Coda

Erin Michael Salius

in Sacraments of Memory: Catholicism and Slavery in Contemporary African American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056890
eISBN:
9780813053677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056890.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Sacraments of Memory’s conclusion affirms the contention that Catholicism operates as a site of oppositional discourse in contemporary narratives of slavery, wherein alterative ways of remembering ... More


The Backstage: Science News in the Making

Shiju Sam Varughese

in Contested Knowledge: Science, Media, and Democracy in Kerala

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469123
eISBN:
9780199087433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469123.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Focusing on the production of science news, the chapter explores the structural characteristics of the scientific public sphere and the professional alliances and interactions at the backstage. The ... More


Argument and Emotion

Isabella Lazzarini

in Communication and Conflict: Italian Diplomacy in the Early Renaissance, 1350-1520

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198727415
eISBN:
9780191793530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727415.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Diplomatic dialogue between powers and individuals was organized and conditioned by two discursive strategies whose definition and use sharpened and changed over time. ‘Argument’ was the first to ... More


The conceptual pair and language history: Language generates dialects

Raf Van Rooy

in Language or Dialect?: The History of a Conceptual Pair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198845713
eISBN:
9780191880865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845713.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Most early modern interpretations of the language / dialect distinction were synchronic, but one conception was diachronic, in that language was considered to generate different dialects. Chapter 10 ... More


Hindutva Incorporation and Socioconomic Exclusion: The Adivasi Dilemma

Nandini Sundar

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Nandini Sundar examines the conditions and discursive strategies utilized by the BJP to contribute to building an extensive Adivasi (tribal) voter base that continues to support the BJP despite the ... More


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