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Deaf around the WorldThe Impact of Language

Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Gaurav Mathur and Donna Jo Napoli (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This is a compendium of work by scholars and activists involved in deaf matters. The introduction chapter sets up the global context; it is followed by twelve chapters, seven of which deal with the ... More

The Discourse of News ValuesHow News Organizations Create Newsworthiness

The Discourse of News Values: How News Organizations Create Newsworthiness

Monika Bednarek and Helen Caple

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190653934
eISBN:
9780190653972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190653934.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The Discourse of News Values breaks new ground in news media research in offering the first book-length treatment of the construction of newsworthiness through words and images. With an ... More

Language Policy and Political EconomyEnglish in a Global Context

Language Policy and Political Economy: English in a Global Context

Thomas Ricento (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199363391
eISBN:
9780199363414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363391.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, English Language

English is the common denominator that unites the work presented in this volume; it provides a focal point to illustrate the ways in which a political economic approach can account for a range of ... More

Longitudinal Developments in Vocabulary Knowledge and Lexical Organization

Longitudinal Developments in Vocabulary Knowledge and Lexical Organization

Brigitta Dóczi and Judit Kormos

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190210274
eISBN:
9780190210298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210274.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Words are the building blocks of human communication and provide a strong foundation for the development of skilled language production and comprehension. Learning words in a language other than ... More

Rhetorical StyleThe Uses of Language in Persuasion

Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Jeanne Fahnestock

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Rhetorical Style promotes a renewed appreciation of the persuasive potential of the English language by demonstrating how language choices argue. It combines advice about effective style ... More

Strategic Indeterminacy in the Law

Strategic Indeterminacy in the Law

David Lanius

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190923693
eISBN:
9780190923723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923693.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Indeterminacy in legal texts is pervasive.At the same time, there is a widespread misunderstanding about what indeterminacy is - especially in the law. Legal texts are particularly interesting ... More

Writing for Love and MoneyHow Migration Drives Literacy Learning in Transnational Families

Writing for Love and Money: How Migration Drives Literacy Learning in Transnational Families

Kate Vieira

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190877316
eISBN:
9780190877354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877316.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This book tells the story of how families separated across borders write—and learn new ways of writing—in pursuit of both love and money. Over the past decades, global economic inequality has ... More

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