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Aritz, Jolanta, & Walker, Robyn C. (Eds.). (2012). Discourse perspectives on organizational communication. Lanham, Maryland: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.
Barnard-Wills, David. (2012). Surveillance and identity: discourse, subjectivity and the state. Farnham, Surrey and Burlington, VT: Ashgate.
Bayley, Paul, & Williams, Geoffrey (Eds.). (2012). European Identity: What the media say. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Block, David, Gray, John, & Holborow, Marnie. (2012). Neoliberalism and Applied Linguistics. London: Routledge.
Busse, Ulrich, & Hubler, Axel (Eds.). (2012). Investigations into the meta-communicative lexicon of English: A contribution to historical pragmatics. Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishing.
Chen, Mel Y. (2012). Animacies: Biopolitics, racial mattering, and queer affect. Durham and London: Duke University Press.
Chetcuti, Natacha, & Greco, Luca (Eds.). (2012). La face cacheé du genre: Langage et pouvoir des normes. Paris: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle.
Chouliaraki, Lilie (Ed.). (2012). Self-Mediation: New Media, Citizenship and Civil Selves. London: Routledge.
Chow, Rey. (2012). Entanglements, or transmedial thinking about capture. Durham and London: Duke University Press.
Cramer, Peter A. (2011). Controversy as news discourse. Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishing.
Duchêne, A., & Heller, M. (2011). Language in Late Capitalism: Pride and Profit: Taylor and Francis.
Dunmire, Patricia L. (2011). Projecting the future through political discourses. Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishing.
Dupret, Baudouin. (2012). Practices of Truth: An ethnomethodological inquiry into Arab contexts. Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishing.
Ensslin, Astrid. (2012). The language of gaming. London and New York: Routledge.
Entman, Robert M. (2012). Scandal and silence: Media responses to presidential misconduct. Cambridge: Polity.
Hammack, Phillip L. (2011). Narrative and the politics of identity: the cultural psychology of Israeli and Palestinian Youth. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Hernandez-Campoy, Juan Manuel, & Cutillas-Espinosa, Juan Antonio (Eds.). (2012). Style-shifting in public: New perspectives on stylistic variation. Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishing.
Higgins, Christina (Ed.). (2012). identity formation in globalizing contexts: language learning in the new millenium. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
Kadar, Daniel Z., & Mills, Sara (Eds.). (2011). Politeness in East Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
King, Katie. (2011). Networked reenactments: Stories transdisciplinary knowledges tell. Durham and London: Duke University Press.
Lampropoulou, Sofia. (2012). Direct speech, self-presentation and communities of practice. London: Continuum.
Limberg, Holger, & Locher, Miriam A. (Eds.). (2012). Advice in discourse. Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishing.
Maatsch, Aleksandra. (2011). Ethnic citizenship regimes: Europeanization, post-war migration and redressing past wrongs. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Macgilchrist, Felicitas. (2011). Journalism and the political: discursive tensions in news coverage of Russia. Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishing.
Machin, David. (2010). Analysing popular music: image, sound, text. London: SAGE.
Machin, David, & Mayr, Andrea. (2012). how to do critical discourse analysis. London: SAGE.
Mallon, Florencia E. (Ed.). (2012). Decolonizing native histories: Collaboration, knowledge, and language in the Americas. Durham and London: Duke University Press.
Manning, Paul. (2012). Semiotics of drink and drinking. London: continuum.
Mclaughlin, Kenneth. (2012). Surviving identity: vulnerability and the politics of recognition. London and New York: Routledge.
Mills, Sara. (2012). Gender matters: Feminist linguistic analysis. London: Equinox.
Nasser, Ilham, Berlin, Lawrence N., & Wong, Shelley (Eds.). (2011). Examining education, media, and dialogue under occupation: the case of Palestine and Israel. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
Oropeza-Escobar, Minerva. (2011). represented discourse, resonance and stance in joking interaction in Mexican Spanish. Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishing.
Reber, Elisabeth. (2012). Affectivity in interaction: sound objects in English. Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishing.
Roald, Vebjorn, & Sangolt, Linda. (2012). Deliberation rhetoric and emotion in the discourse on climate change in the European Parliament. Delft: Eburon.
Sebba, Mark, Mahootian, Sharzad, & Jonsson, Carla (Eds.). (2012). Language mixing and code-switching in writing: Approaches to mixed-language written discourse. London: Routledge.
Tang, Ramona (Ed.). (2012). Academic writing in a second or foreign language: issues and challenges facing ESL/EFL academic writers in higher education contexts. London: Continuum.
Tsakona, Villy, & Popa, Diana Elena (Eds.). (2012). Studies in political humour. Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishing.
Van Dijk, Teun (Ed.). (2011). Discourse Studies: A multidisciplinary introduction (2nd ed.). London: SAGE.
Verschueren, Jef. (2012). Ideology in language use: pragmatic guidelines for empirical research. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Yildiz, Yasemin. (2012). Beyond the mother tongue: the postmonolingual condition. New York: Fordham University Press.