Journal of Language and Politics

ORCID logoMichał Krzyżanowski | Uppsala University | jlanpol.editor at
ORCID logoSamuel Bennett | Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan | sbennett at
ORCID logoBernhard Forchtner | University of Leicester | bf79 at
Michelle M. Lazar | National University of Singapore | ellmml at
ORCID logoAurelien Mondon | University of Bath | am2124 at
Associate Editor
ORCID logoKaty Brown | Maynooth University | katy.brown at
Review Editor
ORCID logoFranco Zappettini | University of Liverpool | franco.zappettini at
Founding Editors
Paul Chilton | University of Warwick
ORCID logoRuth Wodak | Lancaster University & University of Vienna

The Journal of Language and Politics (JLP) represents an interdisciplinary and critical forum for analysing and discussing the various dimensions in the interplay between language and politics. It locates at the intersection of several social science disciplines including communication and media research, linguistics, discourse studies, political science, political sociology or political psychology. It focuses mainly on the empirically-founded research on the role of language and wider communication in all social processes and dynamics that can be deemed as political. Its focus is therefore not limited to the ’institutional’ field of politics or to the traditional channels of political communication but extends to a wide range of social fields, actions and media (incl. traditional and online) where political and politicised ideas are linguistically and discursively constructed and communicated.

Articles submitted to JLP should bring together social theory, sociological concepts, political theories, and in-depth, empirical, communication- and language-oriented analysis. They have to be problem-oriented and rely on well-informed contemporary as well as historical contextualisation of the analysed social and political dynamics. Methodologies can be qualitative, quantitative or mixed, but must in any case be systematic and anchored in relevant social science disciplines. They may focus on various dimensions of political communication in general and of political language/discourse in particular.

Co-Editors Aurelien Mondon and Michelle Lazar take care of Submissions and Reviews; Co-Editor Samuel Bennett manages Publishing and Production; and Co-Editor Bernhard Forchtner coordinates the Special Issues. Their email addresses can be found in the Board list.

JLP welcomes review papers of any research monograph or edited volume which takes a critical and analytical approach to the study of language and politics, as broadly conceived above. If you are interested in reviewing any recent, relevant text please email the JLP Reviews Editor and we can arrange for a book copy to be sent to you.

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ISSN: 1569-2159 | E-ISSN: 1569-9862
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Latest articles

17 April 2024

  • ‘They will not survive here’ : Bordering, racialisation, and nature in the politics of the Finnish populist radical right
    Sonja Pietiläinen
  • 16 April 2024

  • Anaïs Augé . 2023. Metaphor and Argumentation in Climate Crisis Discourse
    Reviewed by Jie Zou Xiyun Zhong
  • 8 April 2024

  • Of infiltrators and wild beasts : Nationalism and populism in Benjamin Netanyahu’s narrative of the borders
    Massimiliano Demata
  • From war to crime rhetoric : The evolution in the presidential framing of the 2019 Chilean social uprising
    Silvana D’Ottone , Micaela Varela , Diego Castro Héctor Carvacho
  • “Almost a mother tongue” : National identity and Hebrew language acquisition among Druze schoolchildren in Israel
    William F. S. Miles
  • Bordering and crisis narratives to illiberal ends : The politics of reassurance in Viktor Orbán’s Hungary
    Andras Szalai
  • 2 April 2024

  • France’s “drôle de guerre” : Sociopolitical polarisation and resistance to metaphor
    Anaïs Augé
  • Rosaleen Howard . 2023. Multilingualism in the Andes: Policies, Politics, Power
    Reviewed by Liying Dong , Sihong Zhang Yalan Wang
  • Olga Baysha . 2022. War, Peace, and Populist Discourse in Ukraine
    Reviewed by Baoqin Wu
  • 29 March 2024

  • Epistemic stance and public discourse on irregular migration in one of Europe’s outermost regions
    Marina Díaz-Peralta
  • Revisiting the rhetorical construction of political consent : ‘We-strategies’ and pronouns in British and Russian Covid-19 discourse
    Douglas Mark Ponton , Vladimir I. Ozyumenko Tatiana V. Larina
  • 25 March 2024

  • Commemoration and radical right-wing populism in European borderlands : A power geometries approach to frontier fascism in Trieste
    Christian Lamour
  • Esperança Bielsa . 2023. A Translational Sociology: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Politics and Society
    Reviewed by Bin Zhu Qingliang Ren
  • 21 March 2024

  • Legitimizing the interventions recommended in “European Research Area Policy Agenda 2022–2024” : A study of persuasive presuppositions
    Katarzyna Molek-Kozakowska
  • Maria del Mar Fariña . 2023. Psychological Borders in Europe and the United States: Contemporary Nationalism, Nativism, and Populism
    Reviewed by Tingting Hu Nan Xu
  • Positioning antagonistic discourses in the (de)bounded spaces of power
    Christian Lamour Oscar Mazzoleni
  • 15 March 2024

  • The power of language : Socio-political fracture in Tunisia’s post-Arab Spring revolution
    Zouhir Gabsi
  • “The youths are wiser now” : A positive discourse analysis of resistance in Nigeria’s 2023 electoral rhetoric
    Chioma Juliet Ikechukwu-Ibe Sopuruchi Christian Aboh
  • 8 March 2024

  • From Barack Obama to Donald Trump : The evolution of moral appeals in national conventions
    Jennifer Lin
  • 7 March 2024

  • A fence of opportunity : On how Vox’s radical right populist narratives frame and fuel crises in the border between Spain and Morocco
    José Javier Olivas Osuna
  • 5 March 2024

  • Reactions to interruptions in Finnish, French and German parliamentary debates
    Johanna Isosävi , Heike Baldauf-Quilliatre , Christophe Gagne Eero Voutilainen
  • The awkward rhetoric of Spanish liberalism : The politics of language of the Citizens party
    José María Rosales
  • 26 February 2024

  • Interests convergence in global human rights politics : Text analysis of Universal Periodic review of the UN human rights council
    Yooneui Kim
  • Unveiling ideological shifts in news trans‑editing : A critical narrative analysis of English and Chinese narratives on the 2014 Hong Kong protests
    Yuan Ping Kefei Wang
  • The utility of (political) dogwhistles  – a life cycle perspective
    Asad Sayeed , Ellen Breitholtz , Robin Cooper , Elina Lindgren , Gregor Rettenegger Björn Rönnerstrand
  • 8 February 2024

  • Perception of charisma in text and speech : The role of emotion dimensions and inclusive deixis
    Judit Vari , Tamara Rathcke Aleksandra Cichocka
  • 1 February 2024

  • Linguistic landscapes of activism : The fight for a quality public healthcare in Madrid
    Alba Arias Álvarez
  • Humanitarian discourse as racism disclaimer : The representation of Roma in Swedish press
    Petre Breazu David Machin
  • New opportunities for discourse studies : Combining discourse theory, critical discourse studies and corpus linguistics
    Katy Brown
  • 23 January 2024

  • Gavin Brookes Paul Baker . 2021. Obesity in the news: Language and Representation in the Press
    Reviewed by Xiaoli Fu Yaoting Zhang
  • 22 January 2024

  • Examining political influence on language : Contradictory linguistic lexical purging in the Croatian context
    Igor Ivašković
  • 16 January 2024

  • Negotiating trust through COVID-19 press briefings : A multimodal analysis
    Orawee Bunnag Krisda Chaemsaithong
  • 11 January 2024

  • Othman Khalid Al-Shboul . 2023. The Politics in Climate Change Metaphors in the U.S. Discourse: Conceptual Metaphor Theory and Analysis from an Ecolinguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis Perspective
    Reviewed by Xin Zhong Xiaoyu Ren
  • 9 January 2024

  • The construction of Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” in China Daily : A corpus assisted critical discourse analysis
    Jiange Deng Zhongxuan Lin
  • Political homophobia : The rise of anti-queer rhetoric in Indonesia and Turkey
    Saskia Schäfer
  • 14 December 2023

  • Rickety democracies : Breaking down the structures of distrust and shame in Peruvian political phrases
    Kate S. O’Connor-Farfan
  • 8 December 2023

  • From “them” to “us”? The changing representation of China in the South China Morning Post 20 years on
    Mandy Hoi Man Yu Dezheng (William) Feng
  • 30 November 2023

  • The use of metaphors to construct crisis discourses in describing COVID-19 vaccines in the Chinese and the American news media : A corpus-assisted critical approach
    Gaoqiang Lu Yating Yu
  • Polarising metaphors in the Venezuelan Presidential Crisis
    Silvia Peterssen Augusto Soares da Silva
  • 28 November 2023

  • BIOMETRIC CITIZENS in smart cities : Re-evaluating citizens’ conceptualizations in smart cities policies as extended metaphorical arguments
    Rania Magdi Fawzy | JLP 23:2 (2024) pp. 283–305
  • Doing gender at the far right : A study of the articulations of nationalism and populism in Vlaams Belang's gender discourses
    Archibald Gustin
  • The aesthetic values of the semiotic choices in Arab protests : Social categorization, identity construction, intertextuality and interdiscursivity
    Ali Badeen Mohammed Al-Rikaby | JLP 23:2 (2024) pp. 261–282
  • “Türkiye,” not “Turkey” : Nation branding in the age of populism and nationalism
    Ali Fuad Selvi
  • On the language of liberalism : Liberal language ideology in Polish discourse of linguistics (1970–1989) as a form of pro-democratic resistance
    Anna Stanisz-Lubowiecka
  • Borderless fear? How right-wing populism aligns in affectively framing migration as a security threat in Austria and Slovenia
    Daniel Thiele , Mojca Pajnik , Birgit Sauer Iztok Šori | JLP 23:2 (2024) pp. 176–196
  • 27 November 2023

  • “Does being pretty help?” : The use of negation in debut interviews with female Israeli politicians
    Miri Cohen-Achdut Leon Shor | JLP 23:2 (2024) pp. 239–260
  • Disalignment in the EU : Disagreement and face threats in international European Committee debates
    Valeria Franceschi | JLP 23:2 (2024) pp. 219–238
  • 10 November 2023

  • Constitutive representation of womanhood : An examination of legitimation strategies used by Turkish female deputies during the headscarf debate
    Meral Ugur-Cinar Fatma Yol | JLP 23:1 (2024) pp. 113–137
  • 9 November 2023

  • The discursive construction of solidarity by Ghanaian female parliamentarians
    Kwabena Sarfo Sarfo-Kantankah , Richmond Sadick Ngula Mark Nartey | JLP 23:1 (2024) p. 91
  • 2 November 2023

  • Self-promotion, ideology and power in the social media posts of Nigerian Female Political Leaders
    Ebuka Elias Igwebuike Lily Chimuanya | JLP 23:1 (2024) pp. 67–90
  • Examining the communication of female political leaders in the Global South
    Mark Nartey | JLP 23:1 (2024) pp. 1–20
  • The construction of agency in the discourse of Barbados’ prime minister Mia Mottley
    Mark Nartey | JLP 23:1 (2024) pp. 45–66
  • Mass identifications and mythical violence : Neoliberal mechanisms of subjectivation in the crisis interregnum
    Agustín Lucas Prestifilippo | JLP 23:2 (2024) pp. 155–175
  • The construction and legitimation of Elisa Loncón as a Mapuche female political leader on Instagram
    Carolina Pérez-Arredondo , Camila Cárdenas-Neira Luis Cárcamo-Ulloa | JLP 23:1 (2024) pp. 21–44
  • 24 October 2023

  • “Britain was already cherry-picking from the European tree without bothering to water the soil or tend to its branches” : A metaphorical study of the UK in Europe
    Denise Milizia | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 802–825
  • 17 October 2023

  • Dimitris Serafis . 2023. Authoritarianism on the Front Page: Multimodal Discourse and Argumentation in Times of Multiple Crises in Greece
    Reviewed by Jacopo Castaldi | JLP 23:1 (2024) pp. 138–141
  • 5 October 2023

  • Cultivation of sustainability in a discourse of change : Perspectives on communication for sustainability as new “norm” and principle of action in socio-ecological transformation processes
    Franzisca Weder | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 577–600
  • 29 September 2023

  • “There is new technology here that can perform miracles” : The discursive psychology of technological optimism in climate change policy debates
    Søren Beck Nielsen | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 826–845
  • 26 September 2023

  • Mark Nartey . 2022. Political Myth-making, Populist Performance and Nationalist Resistance: Examining Kwame Nkrumah’s Construction of the African Unity Dream
    Reviewed by Ebuka Elias Igwebuike | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 943–946
  • 25 September 2023

  • Yuxi Wu . 2023. Media Representations of Macau’s Gaming Industry in Greater China: A Corpus-based Critical Discourse Analysis
    Reviewed by Yang Han Tianyu Bai
  • 22 September 2023

  • A meta-discursive analysis of engagement markers in QAnon anti-immigration comments
    Sahar Rasoulikolamaki , Alena Zhdanava , Noor Aqsa Nabila Mat Isa , Mohd Nazriq Noor Ahmad Surinderpal Kaur | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 894–917
  • A meaningless buzzword or a meaningful label? How do Spanish politicians use populismo and populista on Twitter?
    Nadezda Shchinova | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 846–868
  • Massimiliano Demata . 2023. Discourses of Borders and the Nation in the USA: A Discourse-historical Analysis
    Reviewed by Baoqin Wu | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 938–942
  • Ali Almanna Juliane House (Eds.). 2023. Translation Politicised and Politics Translated
    Reviewed by Yang Xu | JLP 23:1 (2024) pp. 150–153
  • 19 September 2023

  • “You are fake news” : The resistant response practices used by Donald Trump during the press briefings of 2020
    Lihong Quan Jinlong Ma | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 918–937
  • 31 August 2023

  • The groundwork of Putin’s war : Mental models and ideological references in Vladimir Putin’s “Crimean” speech
    Olga Mennecke | JLP 23:2 (2024) pp. 197–218
  • 24 August 2023

  • Ludwig Deringer Liane Ströbel (eds.). 2022. International Discourses of Authoritarian Populism: Varieties and Approaches
    Reviewed by Guodong Jiang Jiayi Zhang | JLP 23:1 (2024) pp. 146–149
  • K. Rajandran C. Lee . 2023. Discursive Approaches to Politics in Malaysia: Legitimising Governance
    Reviewed by Lei Zhao Haijuan Yan | JLP 23:1 (2024) pp. 142–145
  • 27 July 2023

  • D. Feng . 2023. Multimodal Chinese Discourse: Understanding Communication and Society in Contemporary China
    Reviewed by Chunxu Shi | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 957–960
  • Angharad Closs Stephens . 2022. National Affects: The Everyday Atmospheres of Being Political
    Reviewed by Leila Wilmers | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 961–964
  • 17 July 2023

  • Discourses and practices of the ‘New Normal’ : Towards an interdisciplinary research agenda on crisis and the normalization of anti- and post‑democratic action
    Michał Krzyżanowski , Ruth Wodak , Hannah Bradby , Mattias Gardell , Aristotle Kallis , Natalia Krzyżanowska , Cas Mudde Jens Rydgren | JLP 22:4 (2023) pp. 415–437
  • 11 July 2023

  • Ning Yu . 2022. Moral Metaphor System: A Conceptual Metaphor Approach
    Reviewed by Jinyan Li Zi Ouyang | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 952–956
  • 4 July 2023

  • From controversy to common ground : The discourse of sustainability in the media
    Julia Litofcenko , Andrea Vogler , Michael Meyer Martin Mehrwald | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 661–686
  • “Hope dies – Action begins” : Examining the postnatural futurities and green nationalism of Extinction Rebellion
    Hanna E. Morris | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 687–706
  • Anthropomorphism, anthropocentrism, and human-orientation in environmental discourse
    Casey R. Schmitt | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 601–621
  • Anita Fetzer Elda Weizman . 2019. The Construction of ‘Ordinariness’ across Media Genres
    Reviewed by Wen Li Fenghui Dai | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 947–951
  • 30 June 2023

  • Rhetorical (ir)responsibility in the Australian Parliament : Resurrecting Aristotle’s deliberative rhetoric as means to ethical, rational, and constructive climate change debate
    Simon McLaughlin Franzisca Weder | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 622–639
  • ICT environmentalism and the sustainability game
    Hunter Vaughan , Anne Pasek , Nicholas R. Silcox Nicole Starosielski | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 640–660
  • Christian W. Chun (ed.). 2022. Applied Linguistics and Politics
    Reviewed by Qijun Song | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 775–778
  • 27 June 2023

  • Dimensions of time and space in narratives for climate action
    Emma Frances Bloomfield | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 730–749
  • 15 June 2023

  • Discourses on gender in climate change adaptation projects of Bangladesh : New dimensions or reinscribing the old?
    Debashish Sarker Dev Elske van de Fliert | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 707–729
  • 26 May 2023

  • A topic modeling-assisted diachronic study of “One Country, Two Systems” represented in Anglo-American newspapers
    Fu Chen Guofeng Wang | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 869–893
  • National identity revisited : Deictic WE in President Zelenskyy’s speeches on Russia-Ukraine war
    Nino Guliashvili | JLP 22:6 (2023) pp. 779–801
  • 24 May 2023

  • The arrival of the populist radical right in Chile : José Antonio Kast and the “Partido Republicano”
    Camila Díaz , Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser Lisa Zanotti | JLP 22:3 (2023) pp. 342–359
  • The populist radical right beyond Europe
    Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser Lisa Zanotti | JLP 22:3 (2023) pp. 285–305
  • 22 May 2023

  • The leader and the people : Shifting boundaries in Chinese populist discourse
    Evangelos Fanoulis Alessandra Cappelletti | JLP 22:4 (2023) pp. 512–533
  • 9 May 2023

  • Populist radical right beyond Europe : The case of Islamic nativism in Turkey
    Evren Balta | JLP 22:3 (2023) pp. 378–395
  • A Europeanisation of American politics? Trumpism and the populist radical right in the United States
    Tobias Cremer | JLP 22:3 (2023) pp. 396–414
  • Mearsheimer, Putin, ideology, and the war in Ukraine : A political discourse analysis
    Neil Hughes | JLP 22:4 (2023) pp. 438–457
  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) : The overlooked populist radical right party
    Eviane Leidig Cas Mudde | JLP 22:3 (2023) pp. 360–377
  • The populist radical right in Australia : Pauline Hanson’s One Nation
    Benjamin Moffitt Kurt Sengul | JLP 22:3 (2023) pp. 306–323
  • Emergent Twitter publics through political scandal : An example from the Covid-19 Crisis in the UK
    Chamil Rathnayake , Angela Smith Michael Higgins | JLP 22:4 (2023) pp. 458–484
  • Jair Bolsonaro and the defining attributes of the populist radical right in Brazil
    Talita Tanscheit | JLP 22:3 (2023) pp. 324–341
  • 20 March 2023

  • Fatemeh Akbari . 2020. Iran’s Language Planning Confronting English Abbreviations: Persian Terminology Planning
    Reviewed by Lingyun Lv Renqiang Wang | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 771–774
  • 17 March 2023

  • Andreas Musolff Ruth Breeze (eds.). 2022. Pandemic and Crisis Discourse Communicating COVID-19 and Public Health Strategy
    Reviewed by Qian Ma | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 763–766
  • 14 March 2023

  • Christiane Lütge , Thorsten Merse Petra Rauschert (eds.). 2022. Global Citizenship in Foreign Language Education: Concepts, Practices, Connections
    Reviewed by Xiaoxiao Song | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 767–770
  • 7 March 2023

  • M. A. Demasi , S. Burke C. Tileagă (Eds.). 2021. Political communication: Discursive perspectives
    Reviewed by Xinyue Wang Enhua Guo | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 754–758
  • 24 February 2023

  • The European migrant crisis in Polish parliamentary discourse
    Jakub Klepański , Maciej Hartliński Arkadiusz Żukowski | JLP 22:4 (2023) pp. 485–511
  • Zohar Livnat , Pnina Shukrun-Nagar Galia Hirsch (eds.). 2020. The Discourse of Indirectness: Cues, Voices and Functions
    Reviewed by Yuan Ping | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 759–762
  • 16 February 2023

  • In the name of the nobility of the cause, what I did is right : Legitimating the use of force via the hero-protector narrative used as argument
    Rania Elnakkouzi | JLP 22:2 (2023) pp. 225–244
  • Activism or slacktivism? A content-framing analysis of the 2020 #ChallengeAccepted campaign against feminicides in Turkey
    Giuseppina Scotto di Carlo | JLP 22:2 (2023) pp. 204–224
  • Identifying the discursive trajectory of social change – a systematic discourse theoretical framework
    Rizwan Sarwar Sulehry Derek Wallace | JLP 22:2 (2023) pp. 245–267
  • 7 February 2023

  • Inside the echo chamber : Legitimation tactics in the People’s Daily commentaries about the China-USA trade dispute
    Xi Cheng | JLP 22:4 (2023) pp. 534–558
  • Tao Li Kaibao Hu . 2021. Reappraising Self and Others: A Corpus-based Study of Chinese Political Discourse in English Translation
    Reviewed by Qiuxi Liu | JLP 22:5 (2023) pp. 750–753
  • Ofer Feldman . 2021. When Politicians Talk: The Cultural Dynamics of Public Speaking
    Reviewed by Kai Zhao | JLP 22:4 (2023) pp. 573–576
  • 20 December 2022

  • M. Cristina Caimotto Rachele Raus . 2023. Lifestyle Politics in Translation: The Shaping and Re-shaping of Ideological Discourse
    Reviewed by Jing Bu Qi Lyu | JLP 22:4 (2023) pp. 559–563
  • 16 December 2022

  • Simon Statham . 2022. Critical discourse analysis: A practical introduction to power in language
    Reviewed by Yuchen Li Yao Wang | JLP 22:4 (2023) pp. 564–567
  • 29 November 2022

  • Critical junctures beyond the black box : Crisis and the political contestation of time
    Blake Ewing Félix Krawatzek | JLP 22:1 (2023) pp. 22–45
  • 22 November 2022

  • Amy H. Liu . 2021. The Language of Political Incorporation: Chinese Migrants in Europe
    Reviewed by Jiping Sun | JLP 22:2 (2023) pp. 280–283
  • 10 November 2022

  • The representation of migrant identities in UK Government documents about Brexit : A corpus-assisted analysis
    Tamsin Parnell | JLP 22:1 (2023) pp. 46–65
  • 8 November 2022

  • Serbian Progressive Party’s shameless normalization of expressing sycophancy toward the leader
    Ljerka Jeftić | JLP 22:2 (2023) pp. 163–184
  • Interpersonal-function topoi in Chinese central government’s work report (2020) as epidemic (counter-)crisis discourse
    Jiayu Wang Mingfeng Yang | JLP 22:2 (2023) pp. 185–203
  • 4 November 2022

  • Visions of the good future : Temporal comparisons and ideological modalities of time in Swedish election campaigns, 1988–2018
    Anna Friberg | JLP 22:2 (2023) pp. 145–162
  • Multimodality as civic participation : The case of Thailand’s rap against dictatorship
    Freek Olaf de Groot Andrew Jocuns | JLP 22:1 (2023) pp. 107–128
  • 1 November 2022

  • Legitimation in revolutionary discourse : A critical examination of the discourse of Jerry John Rawlings
    John Ganaah , Mark Nartey Aditi Bhatia | JLP 22:1 (2023) pp. 66–86
  • Revealing China’s diplomatic narratives of the Belt and Road Initiative
    Yuan Jiang | JLP 22:1 (2023) p. 87
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    Görlach, Manfred. 2003. English Words Abroad. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

    Spear, Norman E., and Ralph R. Miller (eds). 1981. Information Processing in Animals: Memory Mechanisms. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

    Article (in book):

    Adams, Clare A., and Anthony Dickinson. 1981. “Actions and Habits: Variation in Associative Representation during Instrumental Learning.” In Information Processing in Animals: Memory Mechanisms, ed. by Norman E. Spear, and Ralph R. Miller, 143–186. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

    Article (in journal):

    Claes, Jeroen, and Luis A. Ortiz López. 2011. “Restricciones pragmáticas y sociales en la expresión de futuridad en el español de Puerto Rico [Pragmatic and social restrictions in the expression of the future in Puerto Rican Spanish].” Spanish in Context 8: 50–72.

    Rayson, Paul, Geoffrey N. Leech, and Mary Hodges. 1997. “Social Differentiation in the Use of English Vocabulary: Some Analyses of the Conversational Component of the British National Corpus.” International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 2 (1): 120–132.

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    Communication Studies

    Communication Studies

    Main BIC Subject

    CFG: Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis

    Main BISAC Subject

    LAN009030: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Pragmatics