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Discourses of War and Peace

Adam Hodges


This volume examines specific contexts around the globe in which discourse operates in the service of war or in an effort to build alternative visions of peace. Contributors, who come from backgrounds in linguistics, anthropology, rhetoric, and communication studies, draw from discourse analytic and/or ethnographic methods to examine the discourse used by politicians and social actors in societies that include the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Morocco, Ireland, the Palestinian territories, and Japan. The book is divided into four sections that foreground the political effects of d ... More

Keywords: discourse, discourse analysis, language, legitimation, peace, war, war rhetoric

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199937271
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937271.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adam Hodges, editor
Carnegie Mellon University

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Part One Justifying War

2 “New World Coming”

Patricia L. Dunmire

Part Two Negotiating Military Deployment

6 Culture Clash

Janis L. Goldie

Part Three Responding to Armed Conflict

9 Reasonable Affects

Becky Schulthies

Part Four Promoting Peace

10 Performing Peace

Anna Marie Trester

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