1. Representation of Ordinary People in Political Discourse: An ‎Aggregate Critical Discourse Analysis

Hamid Allami; Najmeh Barzegar

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 90-104

Abstract
  This study investigates the representation of ordinary people in the inaugural speeches of two Iranian presidents and their underlying ideologies through the lens of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA). An aggregate model integrating Fairclough’s three-dimensional (1989), Van Dijk’s socio-cognitive ...  Read More

2. Native English Speaking Teachers as Cosmopolitans or Citizens of ‎the World: An Anthropological Study in Istanbul, Turkey

Mahir Sarigul

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 137-151

Abstract
  The study of cosmopolitans – citizens of the world— and cosmopolitanism, traceable to ancient Greece, has, after a long decline in interest, made a strong comeback in social sciences since the 1990s, particularly in sociology and anthropology. This anthropological study aims to understand ...  Read More

3. Mainland Chinese Students’ Shifting Perceptions of Chinese-English Code-Mixing in Macao

Kun Zhang

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 106-117

Abstract
  As a former Portuguese colony, Macao is the only region in China where Cantonese, a variety of Chinese, and English, an international language, are enjoying de facto official statuses, with Putonghua being a quasi-official language and Portuguese being another official language. Recently, with an increasing ...  Read More

4. Identity Construction in Three AbaGusii Bewitchment Narratives

Eucabeth Ong’au-Mong’are; Augustine Agwuele

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 29-43

Abstract
  The stories we tell about our lives unveil their content just as much as the lexical choices we make index a certain worldview, attitude, positionality, and relationship to reality. In essence, in narratives, individuals construct the self and denote personal identities. The available narrative identity ...  Read More

6. Identity and Representation through Language in Ghana: The Postcolonial Self and the Other

Dora Edu-Buandoh

Volume 4, 1 (Special Issue on African Cultures & Languages) , Winter and Spring 2016, , Pages 34-44

Abstract
  Research related to colonialism and post colonialism shows how the identities of indigenous people were constructed and how these identities are reconstructed in our contemporary world. The thrust of this paper is that colonialism brought a shift in the linguistic structure of Ghana with the introduction ...  Read More

7. Beyond Self Containment: On the Politics of Culture and Identity in a Glocal Society

Wincharles Coker

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2014, , Pages 53-62

Abstract
  As a result of the epiphany of giant multinational media conglomerates, transnational trade networks and the politics of globalization, it is tempting to believe that individual and national identities have morphed. This article argues that such homogenization in relation to individuation is tedious ...  Read More