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LINGUIST List 20.3852

Tue Nov 10 2009

FYI: John Benjamins Publishing Announces New Journal

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, John Benjamins Publishing Announces New Journal

Message 1: John Benjamins Publishing Announces New Journal
Date: 09-Nov-2009
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: John Benjamins Publishing Announces New Journal
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John Benjamins Publishing is pleased to announce a new journal starting in

"Pragmatics and Society"

Jacob L. Mey, University of Southern Denmark
Hartmut Haberland, Roskilde University
Kerstin Fischer, University of Southern Denmark
Review Editor: Hans Jørgen Ladegaard, Hong Kong Baptist University

ISSN: 1878-9714
E-ISSN: 1878-9722

"Pragmatics and Society" puts the spotlight on societal aspects of language
use and abuse, while incorporating many other facets of society-oriented
pragmatic studies. It brings together a variety of approaches: the
sociological, the psychological, the developmental, the media-oriented, the
professional, and the institutional, to name a few. In particular, its
focus comprises the educational activities involved in the teaching and
acquisition of first and second languages, the manipulative aspects of
language use in political discourse, the organizational aspects of language
as witnessed in the discourse of business, the gender and class-based and
other potentially discriminatory uses of language, as well as their
opposites, as these are embodied in the emancipatory possibilities of

More information is available at:

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

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