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Discourse analysis (DA), or discourse studies, is a general term for a number of approaches to analyzing written, spoken, signed language use or any significant semiotic event. Research concerning the role of language in constructing institutionalised power and ideology.
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The Language of Nation-State Building in Late Qing China investigates the linguistic and intellectual roots of China's modern transformation by presenting a systematic study of the interplay between language innovation and socio-political upheavals in the final decade of the Qing Empire. This book examines the formations, internal tensions, and pro...
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In Chinese literary history, Classic Chinese Novels germinated in the pre-Qin period and gradually developed in the form of literary sketches divided into humanity and mystery in the Western and Eastern Han, Wei, Jin and Southern and Northern Dynasties. Classic Chinese Novels neared maturity in the Tang Dynasty and pinnacled in late Yuan, Ming and...
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What does it mean to grow older? This paper explored this question through discourse analysis. Life course and interpretive perspectives provided a theoretical framework for the study. Semi-structured interviews with a purposive sample of 23 participants provided data on their aging experience which were analyzed as a discourse. Initial analysis id...
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The COVID lock-down was a special period for experiencing-most of us for the first time-permanent digital work-from-home, possibly contributing to enrich our understanding of digital labor. At the same time, discussions on social networks seem to have strongly increased. We compared the evolution of discourses of Twitter from inhabitants from the c...
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Climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies are gaining visibility and support. Decision-makers are defending the extension of large infrastructures that are low greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters, as a way to act quickly and massively without calling into question existing economic models. This situation depoliticizes these projects, masking th...
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The majority of functional models of language, which purport to account for text, do not recognize the distinct dimension corresponding to “discourse”, as conceived here. Instead, the various semantic-pragmatic aspects of the use of indexical expressions, in particular, tend to be conceived uniquely interms of the textual environment of the markers...
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This paper explores how gay, bisexual, and queer men (GBQM) discuss “stealthing,” the removal (or alteration) of condoms and ejaculation during penetration without consent, in a barebacking (or condomless sex) online forum. Considerations of stealthing have largely been framed as a legal problem based on the notion of consent or the lack thereof. H...
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Wildlife trade is a multi-billion-dollar sector that impacts a wide range of species, and thus is of significant research and conservation interest. Wildlife trade has also become a prominent topic in the public-facing media, where coverage has intensified following the outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic due to the potential connection betwee...
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This research aims to analyze astral projection as a concept of Death and Dying by using an analytical approach to postmodern fiction in the Insidious film script. This research shows that astral projection is a skill possessed by a person to leave his physical body and explore an astral world or a spirit world. Astral projection is a concept of de...
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This study aims to analyze astral projection as a concept of Death and Dying by using a postmodern fiction discourse analysis perspective in Insidious movie script. This study found that astral projection is a capability possessed by a person to leave physical body and explore an astral world or the spirit world. Astral projection is a death and dy...
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Being a configuration of logically interconnected statements realized in moves and stages, an argumentative essay is built around the notion of textual unity achieved through lexico-grammar and semantic associations. The study attempted to analyze the role of cohesion in the rhetorical structure of undergraduate EFL students. Hence, the 13 moves in...
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NoFap is a community of mostly heterosexual men abstaining from what they see as an addictive cycle of pornography, masturbation, and orgasm, induced by the exploitation of innate male urges by the pornography industry. In the general population, increased masturbation and consumption of pornography are associated with psychological factors includi...
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Stakeholders can hold conflicting values and viewpoints, on what animal welfare is and how a good life is achieved and can signal different problems, or problematize specific aspects of farm animal welfare, and propose different actions or interventions within food supply chains. The aim of the study is to explore the contribution of narrative and...
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Aim. The purpose of this study was to analyze religious issues in gender and feminist electronic mass media in Ukraine, taking into account the specifics of their policy, audience, and communication strategy Methodology. The empirical methods were gathered by a grouping of sites and electronic media: the official sites, the convergent scanned print...
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Utopias are imaginary depictions written in order to establish the ideal order that criticizes the deficiencies of current administration and society and is influenced by various periodic events and thoughts. In the 20th century, due to rapid urbanization and population growth, the environmental problems have been brought to a global scale and the...
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The study aims at investigating the stance in the religious contexts of Jesus Christ and Imam Al Husain. Mainly, the study answers: how do Jesus Christ and Imam Al Husain use their stances in establishing an interaction with their addressees?, what are the construal operations and textual rhetoric principles used to present the stance?, What are th...
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O artigo busca identificar como os livros didáticos de Sociologia concebem a desnaturalização das explicações sobre a realidade social. Para tal, à luz da análise do discurso de filiação pecheutiana, ancorada no materialismo histórico-dialético, analisa-se o discurso dos seis livros didáticos de Sociologia aprovados e recomendados pelo Programa Nac...
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The paper discusses linguistic autodidactics that lead to the comprehension of social reality. The paper focuses on the Francais Authentique francophone social medium used for language teaching and political discourse comprehension. The author conducted a linguadidactic experiment by using YouTube technologies to practice the French language using...
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Given that wolves have been extinct in Germany for approximately 150 years, their return and growing population over the last decade has caused intense discussion and conflict. To develop a widely accepted and just coexistence between humans and wolves, a comprehensive understanding of the conflict is needed. There are indications that the conflict...
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This empirical study focuses on stance representation in a cinematic text, which is treated as a semiotically complex construct. The stance is viewed as the manifestation of the author’s feelings, attitudes and values. Studies on stance to date have largely examined its expression in linear texts based on the natural language. However, the way stan...
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The study aims at investigating the stance in the religious contexts of Jesus Christ and Imam Al Husain. Mainly, the study answers: how do Jesus Christ and Imam Al Husain use their stances in establishing an interaction with their addressees?, what are the construal operations and textual rhetoric principles used to present the stance?, What are th...
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Purpose This paper foregrounds the experiences of mothers involved with England’s children’s social care system when experiencing domestic abuse. It reports on data from a survivor-led study on domestic violence and/or abuse (DVA), involving women victim-survivors and domestic abuse practitioners. It aimed to understand how dominant discourses gove...
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The objectives of this study were to analyze and identify probable relationships between sedentary behavior and physical inactivity in children and adolescents, with the predominance of the Cartesian body concept in the school environment and the lack of learning about sports culture in Physical Education classes in elementary school. The research...
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Studies on how physical gender schemas develop in children have traditionally utilized forced-choice and close-ended tasks, finding that the ability to make gender-related distinctions develops in the first years of a child’s life. To reduce demand characteristics that reinforce gender binaries in children’s models of gender, we relied on open-ende...
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This study investigates the ways in which age and gender play out on the LinkedIn pages of global staffing agencies through an intersectionality lens. A discourse analysis of 437 LinkedIn posts (including visual images, captions, and comments) was conducted. This study found that the corporate discourse of diversity shaped the ways that age and gen...
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Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios en Cultura y Sociedad | Revue Latino-américaine d'Études sur la culture et la société | Latin American Journal of Studies in Culture and Society V. 08, nº 02, maio-ago., 2022, artigo nº 2249 | claec.org/relacult | e-ISSN: 2525-7870 História, discurso e memória: o jornal nosso tempo como prática de resistência fre...
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The concept of "New Woman", a feminist ideal, emerged in the late 19 th Century is one of the most explored themes in men and women writing. The phrase "New Woman" has been defined differently in different contexts, by men and women writers. Men writers tend to depict "new woman" as the one who goes against the traditional norms and ethics to fulfi...
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Resumo O objetivo deste capítulo é apresentar uma modalidade de análise do discurso pautada em pressupostos epistemológicos e ontológicos associados às posturas construcionistas, para as quais a linguagem é ação, seja em relação à construção de realidades, seja como importante modo de comunicação. Iniciaremos posicionando o construcionismo como mar...
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This article reports the results of a qualitative study which aimed to investigate the role of internet memes in facilitating supportive discussions among women on an online platform concerning narcissistic abuse. Narcissistic abuse is an under-recognised form of abuse underpinning experiences of domestic abuse and intimate partner violence. The st...
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Spanish-Moroccan mixed couples exemplify a case of cultural hybridization that reflects the colonial past between these two countries. In this context, social media is a space of opportunity and risk to face discrimination and othering. In this article, we draw upon postcolonial theory and Internet studies to consider TikTok affordances as tools th...
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Background: Spoken discourse is commonly affected after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Although guidelines recommend prioritizing discourse-level skills in cognitive communication management, previous literature has highlighted challenges in managing discourse clinically. Little is known about how speech-language pathologists (SLPs) assess and trea...
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Social media has become a latest source of political communication, through which politicians address the electorate directly with the public. Twitter is one of the most popular social media tools in recent years. The discourse of politicians on Twitter requires attention towards linguistic strategies to uncover the figurative language. For this pu...
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The objective of the study was to understand meanings attributed by students to the practice of Jiu-jitsu in a school project, about feelings and emotions during the Covid-19 pandemic. A focus group was formed with the participation of eight students involved of an extension project of the Jiu-jitsu, then the discourse analysis was performed with t...
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El presente artículo analiza el discurso oficial del carácter fundacional y origen de San Vito a partir de tres obras de fundadores y directores de una colonización agrícola iniciada por italianos en 1952 (Quemé mis naves en estas montañas, 1995; Cuentos de guerra a un país de paz, 1998; y Coto Brus: là dove gli alberi sorreggevano il cielo, 2000)....
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Dams are a globally important social-ecological issue, and the practice of removing aging or obsolete dams is increasing in many countries where rivers have been used to fuel industrial growth. News media play an important role in providing information and raising awareness about dam-related decision making and patterns in news media coverage can s...
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COVID-19 has caused negative emotional responses in patients, with significant mental health consequences for the infected population. The need for an in-depth analysis of the emotional state of COVID-19 patients is imperative. This study employed semi-structured interviews and the text mining method to investigate features in lived experience narr...
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This study evaluates the emotionality associated with vaccination against COVID-19 using the sentiment analysis technique of tweets in Spanish-speaking Ibero-American countries. Method: In January 2021 a mixed cross-sectional observational study of 41 023 tweets from nine Spanish-speaking Ibero-American countries (Chile, El Salvador, Venezuela, Ec...
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The novel by female authors often tell about the position of women who appear as symbols of subtlety, and place them in a lower position than men. The purpose of this study is to analyze how the form of linguistic gender ideology in literary novels by female authors and what context triggers gender ideology in novels by literary authors. In this st...
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Ensaio inédito, "Do que falamos quando falamos de populismo" joga luz sobre conceito-chave presente no debate político, evidenciando seus matizes e os diferentes significados atribuídos ao termo ao longo da história. Afinal, o que é populismo, palavra usada ad nauseam nos tempos que correm? Para responder a essa pergunta, Thomás Zicman de Barros e...
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Resumo: Este artigo tem por objetivo identificar quais são as características centrais da produção sobre diretores escolares no Brasil nas últimas três décadas. Foram analisados 40 estudos, em um universo de 691 trabalhos sobre gestão escolar, publicados no país de 1989 a 2019. As pesquisas foram elaboradas por 65 autores, provenientes de 37 instit...
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To meet the end-of-life needs of all patients, ongoing conversations about values and preferences regarding end-of-life care are essential. Aspects of social identity are associated with disparities in end-of-life care outcomes. Therefore, accounting for patient diversity in advance care planning and end-of-life conversations is important for equit...
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O objetivo deste artigo é analisar a construção discursiva da identidade do indivíduo financeiramente educado em um livro do material didático da Estratégia Nacional de Educação Financeira para o ensino médio. Para tanto, utilizamos o quadro teórico-metodológico da Análise do Discurso Crítica (ADC). Adotamos como categoria de análise linguística as...
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In authentic knowledge creation practices a focus is not clearly defined and settled from the onset but exists as something in its continual changing into new strands and directions of inquiry. Participants constantly identify new needs, adapt their goals, practices and trajectories in order to progress. This perspective drives classroom innovation...
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Este texto é um ensaio sobre o status da Terminologia como uma das ciências do léxico. É problematizado o fato de que uma visão descritivista no campo trouxe grandes avanços, no entanto, alguns outros problemas também decorrem daí, dentre eles o olhar para apenas um dos elementos da comunicação especializada, o léxico. Nesse sentido, entende-se a T...
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Aside from promoting certain products, advertisements are also utilized to promote social issues. One of the social issues promoted is women's empowerment. This type of advertisement, which promotes women's empowerment, is named as femvertising. In promoting this issue in a video advertisement, the combination of verbal modes and non-verbal modes a...
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O presente texto teve como objetivo central compreender os graus de normatividades vitais para as mulheres que vivem com HIV/AIDS em Presidente Prudente-SP, Brasil, especificamente, as normatividades experienciadas após o diagnóstico. Para isso nos respaldamos no conceito de contexto geográfico enquanto um conjunto de relações dialógicas, relaciona...
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Research on COVID-19 has drawn the attention of scholars around the world since the outbreak of the pandemic. Several literature reviews of research topics and themes based on scientometric indicators or bibliometric analyses have already been conducted. However, topics and themes in linguistic-specific research on COVID-19 remain under-studied. Wi...
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Using discourse analysis as its methodology, this article demonstrates how the Turkish political elite sought to play a ‘Western nation role’ towards Afghanistan in order to appeal indirectly to the US political elite. In that sense, this article underlines how, under coalition (1999–2002) and the Justice and Development Party (2002–) rule, the Tur...
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This study aims to invest in the potential impact of Trump's selection of specific vocabulary items in speeches during the coronavirus crisis. In a critical analysis of political discourse, on March 11, 2020, President Trump addressed the global epidemic. Critical discourse analysis is primarily aimed at clarifying the concepts and ideologies conta...
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This paper discusses the potentiality of using narratives and field diaries for and in health education in the module ‘Encounters and Production of Narratives’ of the Work in Health Axis, which is part of the curriculum of Health Courses of the Health and Society Institute of the Baixada Santista Campus of the Federal University of São Paulo. Disco...
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There is often an interchange of language and discourse by learners in the linguistic and literary fields in the attempt to account for the use of language in various fields of study. In this work, we explicate discourse, discourse analysis, its related fields and approaches to the study in a deep introductory method to expose learners to conceptua...
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The B-Side of History: the late 18th-century popular theater in the Histories of Portuguese Theater – The objective of this article is to analyze the discourses of four Histories of Portuguese Theater (HPT) about the late 18th century. After discussing and delimiting the aesthetic aspects that circulate in Portugal in the period and the problems re...
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The B-Side of History: the late 18th-century popular theater in the Histories of Portuguese Theater – The objective of this article is to analyze the discourses of four Histories of Portuguese Theater (HPT) about the late 18th century. After discussing and delimiting the aesthetic aspects that circulate in Portugal in the period and the problems re...
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The present study makes a multimodal discourse analysis of comedy talk shows' logos of Pakistani TV channels from the perspective of their ideology and meaning of image. To analyze multimodal discourses using social semiotics as a way gives a direction to analyze the multi-layered meaning in a discourse. For this purpose, 4 famous TV programmes' lo...
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The research work aims at providing an analysis of code-switching and code-mixing amongst students of Our Lady of Mount Carmel College Muea-Buea in Cameroon. The purpose of this study is to identify and analyze code-switching and code-mixing students of Our Lady of Mount Carmel College Muea-Buea in Cameroon. Thus, the researcher used a qualitative...
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International headlines present the Shincheonji Church of Jesus the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony on the one hand as a ‘dangerous sect’ or ‘cult’ and on the other hand as a marginalised Christian group in need of defence by human rights advocates fighting for religious freedom. Our contribution examines the Church’s internal text messag...
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As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, many higher education programs had to switch to synchronous online teaching. Teachers suddenly faced pressing unaddressed challenges, such as how to better transfer their “presence” from the traditional classroom to the online space in a way that keeps students engaged. This paper explores new venues for i...
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The present paper introduces "governmentality" as conceptual apparatus in analyzing social policy. The center of this apparatus is the study of the way in which power is substantiated by social policy. So we should answer such questions: what are political rationalities (discourses) governing social policy? Which technologies actualize social polic...
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La propagación de discursos de odio a través de las redes sociales contribuye a intoxicar la esfera pública y a mermar la calidad de las democracias liberales. Este tipo de discursos es singularmente virulento contra la clase política y contra el feminismo. Partiendo de esta realidad, la presente investigación tratará de delimitar el sesgo de géner...
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Children are at particular risk when one parent is targeted by the other parent's stalking behaviors post‐separation. In this article, we explore how court decisions position children when assessing fear, distress, and unlawfulness in cases of parental stalking. The data comprised 127 court decisions on stalking that involved a relationship (dating...
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Is Russia a fearful giant, an economic partner or a belligerent aggressor? The answer to this question depends on the perspective. What perspectives and consequently what answers does the German press landscape have to offer? What does the reporting on ""Putin's Russia"" look like in Germany? And how diverse is it? Danny Schmidt analyses how leadin...
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This paper explored youths' protests in Nigeria. Unarguably, youths are assets imbued for national development arising from their strengths, potentials and initiatives when galvanize, empower and streamline into the national wealth. However, where neglected, unskilled and lacked the requisite social security in the event of poor governance, low edu...
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The coronavirus pandemic placed sports journalism in a vulnerable state, which necessitated a reconsideration of what it means to conduct sports journalism. Through the theoretical framework of metajournalistic discourse, the present study reports on a two-step discourse analysis of metajournalism on U.S. sports journalism (n=166) published during...
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I denne artikkelen presenteres en studie med forskningsspørsmålene: Hvordan anvender influensere verbale og visuelle ressurser i Instagram-tekster? og Hvilke utfordringer oppstår i ungdommers møte med tekstene? Bakgrunnen for studien er den norske læreplanens beskrivelse av kritisk tilnærming til tekst som et av kjerneområdene for norskfaget. Elev...
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Objective In this article we illuminate the important, yet typically underreported, role played by moral framing in public health messaging. We present case studies from West Java, Indonesia to demonstrate how moral framing is used to motivate health volunteers and to promote behavior change in line with government health policies. Methods We used...
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This article offers discourse analysis of young transgender people's interaction, in which they describe being rendered powerless through misgendering or misrepresentation. It argues that the young people's collective responses to these moments enable them to challenge the ideologies underpinning their marginalisation, and to recontextualise the la...
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Negative perception of mestizaje and mixed population was decisively challenged in the 20 th century when Latin American intellectuals began to exalt their countries as a privileged space of physical and cultural contact. Among the best-known advocates of this privileged experience of miscegenation in Latin America were the Mexican writer and philo...
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In this paper, I analyse how hosts are represented in different modes of Tripadvisor travel reviews about Bangkok. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on tourism. However, it has also provided an opportunity for tourism industry participants to reconsider the problematic aspects of tourism discourse. One of the aspects critically discu...
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For almost a decade, Twitter use and its impact on students’ academic performance have been explored by many researchers. Despite growing scholarly interest, studies have been mostly quantitative in nature. The findings of previous studies are conflicting; thus, an in-depth study is needed to determine how and what impacts college students’ academi...
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O presente trabalho apresenta um relato de experiência prática sobre a moderação de tópicos de discussão nas redes sociais para a construção coletiva de conhecimentos sobre inovações educacionais no âmbito da chamada “Educação 5.0”. Os dados analisados partem das discussões postadas no projeto #quarentema37, realizado na rede LinkedIn durante o per...
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As the world's largest ecosystem, forests affect the location, layout, and functionality of human populations worldwide. Despite environmental efforts, forests are being taken down. As socio-economic issues promote deforestation, sustainable development is a worldwide answer. How-ever, there is still a shortage of information about the manifestatio...
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En España la profunda crisis económica que se inicia en 2008 no supuso un aumento importante del rechazo a los inmigrantes entre la población autóctona, como se habría podido esperar en base a la teoría del conflicto intergrupal. Una vez superada la crisis económica se plantea la pregunta de en qué medida esta aceptación mayoritaria de la inmigraci...
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Desde una perspectiva pragmática y del desarrollo teórico de la metáfora como constituyentes de la realidad, las interacciones y las acciones comunicativas, el objetivo de este artículo es identificar el efecto de las estrategias argumentativas en la deconstrucción de la identidad del trastorno mental de personas diagnosticadas con un trastorno men...
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In Denmark, the building sector is in a state of transition towards Universal Design (UD). Thus, UD has not yet completely found its way into the practice of architects and their clients. Legislation about accessibility has dominated. This paper studies understandings of UD through a discourse analysis based on a survey among professionals with exp...
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The aim of this study is to investigate the awareness-raising activities and the health guidelines for protection from new coronavirus during this pandemic reported on the Ministry of Health website in Saudi Arabia. To achieve this aim, the study employs critical discourse analysis (CDA) of Halliday’s theory of transitivity process types adopted as...
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While machine learning techniques have been used to model categorization/decision making tasks that are beyond the capabilities of traditional AI, these new models are typically uninterpretable, i.e., the reasons for their decisions are not clear. Some have argued that, in developing machines that can report the reasons for their decisions, develop...
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Introduction The relationship between fear and social ties has been frequently discussed in the context of the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, but investigation of the nature of these experiences is still insufficient. Research suggests that people who respect social ties often experience better mental health outcomes. However, when socially...
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Inter/transdisciplinarity (ITD) is a pillar of sustainability studies, often presented as the way to conduct research and practice especially in conflictual and politicised real-world stakeholder constellations. Several studies emphasise the need to consider the communicative processes through which it is put into practice. However, there is still...
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The covid-19 global syndemic has upended societies worldwide and concomitantly united the world in a shared experience of lockdowns, social distancing, and economic upheaval. In the face of great uncertainty, dystopian realities, and binding government edicts, people's everyday lives, sense of agency, actions, and interactions changed forcibly. Imp...
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As English has become the preferred language for recording current innovation and technological breakthroughs, text is the essential medium through which EFL learners enhance their writing abilities. Desirable though it may be, the researcher's experience has shown that most male students have just rudimentary L2 writing skills and are unable to wr...
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Some research teams have investigated the impact of primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs) on the quality of life of people diagnosed with them. According to the literature, some variables would play a significant role in the quality of life self-reported by people with PIDs; among these is the presence of a social support network. Therefore, we have ch...
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Natural forest regrowth on abandoned land represents a major land use change in, some regions of Europe. This is driven by various factors related to land abandonment, particularly changing socioeconomic conditions for agriculture and rural depopulation., Little research exists about how the issue is addressed at the policy level. This paper, looks...
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Este artículo se propone como resultado de un proceso de investigación-creación. Su objetivo es analizar tres conferencias performáticas en entornos virtuales que hemos realizado en contexto de aislamiento durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Nuestro trabajo está atravesado por las huellas de clásicos como Antígona de Sófocles, las crónicas de Federico...
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This study employs a revised theoretical framework of multimodal positive discourse analysis to analyze the process of national image construction in a Chinese video. In contrast to original studies focusing mainly on language or text and image, this study considers three interrelated multimodal resources: sound, image, and language. Different moda...
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At the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak in China, the state quickly declared a nationwide anti-Covid campaign. This article looks at how the rural space was transformed during this early anti-Covid campaign. Unlike the official state discourses, rural officials resorted to direct, down-to-earth, and ‘cold-hearted’ messages to persuade the village...