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Discourse and Practice: New Tools for Critical Analysis

Theo van Leeuwen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323306
eISBN:
9780199869251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323306.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Building on Bernstein's concept of recontextualization, Foucault's theory of discourse, Halliday's systemic-functional linguistics and Martin's theory of activity sequences, this book defines ... More


Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Huib Schippers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Facing the Music investigates the practices and ideas that have grown from some five decades of cultural diversity in music education, developments in ethnomusicology, and the rise of ... More


Discourse as the Recontextualization of Social Practice

Theo Van Leeuwen

in Discourse and Practice: New Tools for Critical Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323306
eISBN:
9780199869251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323306.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Drawing on the work of Bernstein and other sociologists and anthropologists, as well as on the work of linguists such as Gleason, Grimes, Halliday and Martin, this chapter defines discourse as the ... More


The Myth of Authentic Traditions in Context: A Deconstruction

Huib Schippers

in Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter argues the case for regarding constructs such as tradition, authenticity and context, often considered cornerstones of cultural diversity in music education, as much more dynamic than is ... More


“Kelly, I Think That Hole Must Mean Tigger”: Blending Frames and Reframing in Interaction

Cynthia Gordon

in Making Meanings, Creating Family: Intertextuality and Framing in Family Interaction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195373820
eISBN:
9780199872046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373820.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the process of reframing and identifies blended frames as a third kind of frame lamination. It does so by investigating how language from children's storybooks is repeatedly ... More


Pragmatic Modernism

Lisi Schoenbach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195389845
eISBN:
9780199918393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389845.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Modernism has long been understood as a radical repudiation of the past. Reading against the narrative of modernism-as-break, this book traces an alternative strain of modernist thought that grows ... More


Cultural Literacy, Sonic Allusions, and Series Awareness

Sean Zdenek

in Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312644
eISBN:
9780226312811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312811.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Captioners need to be able to identify sounds from the past, not simply describe sounds phonetically. Songs, lyrics, and other television show themes may also need to be identified in the captions. ... More


Introduction: Pragmatic Modernism

Lisi Schoenbach

in Pragmatic Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195389845
eISBN:
9780199918393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389845.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction articulates the distinction between the shock-based aesthetic of avant-garde modernism and the “recontextualizing” mode represented by pragmatic modernism. It does so by examining ... More


The “War on Terror” Narrative: Discourse and Intertextuality in the Construction and Contestation of Sociopolitical Reality

Adam Hodges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199759590
eISBN:
9780199895335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759590.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book analyzes three types of data—presidential speeches, U.S. media discourse, and focus group interviews—to provide a longitudinal and holistic study of the formation, circulation, and ... More


Intertextual Series: Reproduction and Resistance in the Media

Adam Hodges

in The “War on Terror” Narrative: Discourse and Intertextuality in the Construction and Contestation of Sociopolitical Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199759590
eISBN:
9780199895335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759590.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

As sound bites and talking points from political speeches circulate in the media, they form the basis of an intertextual series. One effect of forwarding an intertextual series is to further solidify ... More


Talking Politics: The Narrative’s Reception among College Students

Adam Hodges

in The “War on Terror” Narrative: Discourse and Intertextuality in the Construction and Contestation of Sociopolitical Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199759590
eISBN:
9780199895335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759590.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

While language conveys particular ideological perspectives on the world and those perspectives may be unpacked through close textual analysis, of equal importance is the ideology of the text’s ... More


Monks Are Men Too: Domesticating Monastic Subjects

Charlene E. Makley

in The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter ends the study of the basic roles of sex and gender in the recontextualization process of national incorporation in the Sino-Tibetan frontier zone. It considers the unstable nature of ... More


Object Trajectories: Atlantic Commerce and Genealogies of Material Practice

François G. Richard

in Reluctant Landscapes: Historical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226252407
eISBN:
9780226252681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252681.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 examines Siin’s entanglement with the Atlantic economy through archaeological evidence collected in the region. While studies of the Atlantic commerce have often focused on the stagnation ... More


Post-Penetration Rape and the Decontextualization of Witness Testimony

Susan Ehrlich

in Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In this chapter, Susan Ehrlich examines the various phases of decontextualization that a lay-person’s testimony undergoes as it moves through the legal system first into trial and then into appellate ... More


Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Chris Heffer, Frances Rock, and John Conley (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Legal-Lay Communication combines a range of perspectives on a key theme in language and law with a specific theoretical focus on how texts ‘travel’ through the legal process. The ... More


Textual Travel in Legal–Lay Communication

Frances Rock, Chris Heffer, and Conley John

in Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The opening chapter provides the theoretical and contextual background to the book and introduces the rationale for the sections and for the themes that re-occur throughout the papers. After a brief ... More


Travels of a Suspect’s Statement

Martha Komter

in Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Martha Komter’s chapter illustrates the intertextual construction of legal cases by showing how texts travel through the Dutch criminal law process, from the police investigation through the trial. ... 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


Communication and Magic: Authorized Voice, Legal-Linguistic Habitus, and the Recontextualization of “Beyond Reasonable Doubt”

Chris Heffer

in Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chris Heffer sets out an argument, illustrated through judicial attitudes to jury instruction on the criminal standard of proof, about how authorized language can lead over time to a breakdown in ... More


Troubling the Legal–Lay Distinction: Litigant Briefs, Oral Argument, and a Public Hearing about Same-Sex Marriage

Karen Tracy and Erica L. Delgadillo

in Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

By examining the discourse of legal and non-legal communicators across a variety of venues as participants forwarded arguments about a specific issue ? the Lewis v Harris issue of whether or not ... More


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