Language Use in the Public Sphere: Methodological Perspectives and Empirical Applications by Inés Olza MorenoLanguage Use in the Public Sphere: Methodological Perspectives and Empirical Applications by Inés Olza Moreno

Language Use in the Public Sphere: Methodological Perspectives and Empirical Applications

EditorInés Olza Moreno, Óscar Loureda Lamas, Manuel Casado

Paperback | July 31, 2014

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This book comprises a range of general discussions on tradition and innovation in the methodology used in discourse studies (Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Argumentation Theory, Rhetoric, Philosophy) and a number of empirical applications of such methodologies in the analysis of actual instances of language use in the public sphere – in particular, discourses arising in the context of the debate on the presence of religious symbols in public places.
Manuel Casado is Chair Professor of Spanish Linguistics at the University of Navarra (Spain), where he directs the interdisciplinary Research Project «Public Discourse: Persuasive and Interpretative Strategies» at the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) and the Navarra Research Group on Discourse Analysis (GRADUN). He is a Correspo...
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Title:Language Use in the Public Sphere: Methodological Perspectives and Empirical ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.86 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:July 31, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contents: Tomás Albaladejo: Rhetoric and discourse analysis – Manuel Casado-Velarde: Trust and suspicion as principles of discourse analysis – Lourdes Flamarique: Metaphor and argumentative logic - a crossroads between philosophy and the language sciences – Frank J. Harslem/Katrin Berty: «A ver, what do we have here?» - «Bueno, it’s no piece of cake». The challenge of translating discourse markers – Fernando López-Pan: The epideictic nature of prestige newspapers – Óscar Loureda: New perspectives in text analysis: introducing an integrated model of text linguistics – José Portolés/Jean Yates: The theory of argumentation in language and its application to discourse analysis – Jef Verschueren: The pragmatics of discourse in the public sphere – Alejandro G. Vigo: Discourse, coherence, truth – Ruth Breeze: Reporting public manifestations of religion: Sikhs, Muslims and Christians in the British press – Dolores Conesa: The dialectic of identity-difference – Diego Contreras: The crucifix and the Court in Strasbourg: press reaction in Italy to a European court decision – Patrick Duffley: Craving face: The debate over the Islamic veil in Quebec as reflected by the discourse of the three major political parties – Alberto Gil: Public discourse on the Internet: interactive control of the integration debate in German – Ramón González-Ruiz/Dámaso Izquierdo-Allegría: The debate about the veil in the Spanish press: interpersonal metadiscourse in the editorials of abc and El País (2002-2010) – Sira Hernández/Beatriz Gómez-Baceiredo: Who tells the story of ‘the war of religious symbols’? An analysis of Genette’s categories of voice and point of view in ABC, El Mundo and El País reports on the withdrawal of the crucifix and the prohibition of the veil in Spain – Carmen Llamas-Saíz/Concepción Martínez-Pasamar: Vocabulary and argumentation in the Spanish press discussion of about Islamic veil. Metaphorical projections of burka – Andrés Ollero: Religious symbols in public spaces: ethical-juridical argumentation – Inés Olza: Representation in the Spanish press of the political debate about wearing full Islamic veils in public spaces.

Editorial Reviews

«This is a timely, scholarly edition that will have an impact beyond the academic community. As everyone has a vested interest in the fairness and sincerity of debates about religion in the public sphere, this volume is to be welcomed as a thorough, detailed scientific examination of what can be often emotive issues. Its dispassionate and rigorous style serves as a prompt to remind us that we ignore truth at our peril in an age when religious controversies will persist.»(Daniel Moulin, The Heythrop Journal 56, 2015)>BR>«Overall, this book is noteworthy for the broad sample of religious and cultural areas in which the central phenomenon of religious presence in the public sphere is explored. This clear and insightful volume should certainly help readers gain a deeper understanding of the issues in this debate, and provide the perspective needed in order to assess these difficult questions objectively.»(Ricardo-María Jiménez Yáñez, Corpora Vol. 12 1/2017)