The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict

The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict

Author: Matthew Evans

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429603556

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 592

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The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict presents a range of linguistic approaches as a means for examining the nature of communication related to conflict. Divided into four sections, the Handbook critically examines text, interaction, languages and applications of linguistics in situations of conflict. Spanning 30 chapters by a variety of international scholars, this Handbook: includes real-life case studies of conflict and covers conflicts from a wide range of geographical locations at every scale of involvement (from the personal to the international), of every timespan (from the fleeting to the decades-long) and of varying levels of intensity (from the barely articulated to the overtly hostile) sets out the textual and interactional ways in which conflict is engendered and in which people and groups of people can be set against each other considers what linguistic research has brought, and can bring, to the universal aim of minimising the negative effects of outbreaks of conflict wherever and whenever they occur. The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict is an essential reference book for students and researchers of language and communication, linguistics, peace studies, international relations and conflict studies.
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Language: en
Pages: 74
Authors: Sue Wright
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

The idea of conflict brings us inexorably to nationalism, then to identity and thus to language. These three essays on language and conflict are a result of a growing awareness that researchers in discourse analysis and sociolinguistics and in the peace and conflict resolution field have much to say to
Language and Conflict
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Karol Janicki
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-16 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

What role does language and communication play in conflict? Why do people engage in or get drawn into quarrels? How can our awareness of the social rules of language use prevent disputes? In this illuminating and accessible guide, Karol Janicki takes the reader on a tour through the field of
Language and Conflict in Northern Ireland and Canada
Language: en
Pages: 281
Authors: J. Muller
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-16 - Publisher: Springer

In a unique contribution to understanding the interaction of language policy and planning in modern conflict resolution, Janet Muller provides an insider account of the search for improved status for the Irish language in Northern Ireland from the 1980s.
The Palgrave Handbook of Languages and Conflict
Language: en
Pages: 523
Authors: Michael Kelly, Hilary Footitt, Myriam Salama-Carr
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-18 - Publisher: Springer

This Handbook maps the contours of an exciting and burgeoning interdisciplinary field concerned with the role of language and languages in situations of conflict. It explores conceptual approaches, sources of information that are available, and the institutions and actors that mediate language encounters. It examines case studies of the role
Body, Language and Meaning in Conflict Situations
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Orit Sônia Waisman
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

This original research applies semiotics to linguistic and non-linguistic segments in a text in search of potential correlations between them. The resultant mapping is applied to cases of gesture-word mismatches that are evident in conflict situations. The current study adopts the word systems approach, a sign-based theory that is naturally