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Journals of discourse studies



See also the list of journals of the LINGUIST list.

Critical Discourse Studies
"Critical Discourse Studies
is a new journal dedicated to critical study of discourse in research within the social sciences and humanities. It aims to have a broader interdisciplinary appeal than existing journals, and to publish theoretical as well as analytical contributions. The journal has been established in response to the rapidly increasing use of critical discourse studies and critical discourse analysis in many disciplines. It also aims to connect critical academic research with practical concerns and agendas, including those of poliical camaigns and social movements." (Blurb of Routledge, the publisher).

Discourse Processes
The official journal for the Society for Text and Discourse. Features articles in all areas of discourse analysis, and especially in the field of the psychology of discourse processing.

Discourse Studies
International and multidiscplinary journal for the study of discourse. Publishes especially work in discourse linguistics, conversation analysis, the psychology of text processing, and cultural studies of discourse.

Discourse & Society
International and multidisciplinary journal for the study of the social and political aspects of discourse, as well as for critical approaches in discourse studies.

Discourse & Communication
New journal (as from 2007) covering the interdisciplinary field between discourse and communication studies, propagating qualitative discourse analysis in the study of issues in communication.

Journal of  Multicultural Discourses  
Journal dedicated to a multicultural approach in the study of discourse, critical of exclusively "Western" approaches. 

TEXT & TALK. An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of Discourse
The first international journal for the study of discourse. Founded in 1980 by Teun A. van Dijk and János Petöfi, and edited by Teun A. van Dijk between 1980 and 1999. Now edited by Srikant Sarangi.

The Journal of Language and Politics
A new journal, edited by Paul Chilton and Ruth Wodak.

Research on Language and Social Interaction
Journal specifically dedicated to the publication of work on conversation/dialogue in interaction.

Journal of Pragmatics
" The journal (...) provides a forum for pragmatic studies in sociolinguistics, general linguistics, conversation analysis, discourse analysis, cognitive linguistics, computational linguistics, applied linguistics and other areas of linguistic research."

Language in Society
The classical journal of sociolinguistics. Also publishes studies on discourse.

Journal of Sociolinguistics
"The journal is concerned with language in all its dimensions, macro and micro, as formal features or abstract discourses, as situated talk or written text."

Language and Communication
"This journal is unique in that it provides a forum devoted to the discussion of topics and issues in communication which is of interdisciplinary significance. It publishes contributions from researchers in all fields relevant to the study of verbal and non-verbal communication."

Semiotica
Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies.

Social Semiotics

     "Social Semiotics invites papers that carry out textual analyses framed by a rigorous understanding of political economy, processes of production and/or patterns of consumption, and     issues of embodiment, both race and gender."

Written Communication
"Provides a forum for the free exchange of ideas, theoretical viewpoints and methodological approaches that better define and further develop thought and practice in the exciting study of the written word."

Political Communication
"The journal welcomes all research methods and analytical viewpoints that advance understanding of the practices, processes, and policy implications of political communication in all its forms."

Journal of Linguistic Anthropology
The journal of the Society for Linguistic Anthropology.

 Journal of  Multicultural Discourses  
Journal dedicated to a multicultural approach in the study of discourse, critical of exclusively "Western" approaches.