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Competition metaphors & ideology: Life as a race (2017)
Book Chapter
Charteris-Black, J. (2017). Competition metaphors & ideology: Life as a race. In R. Wodak, & B. Forchtner (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics, 202-217. Routledge

This chapter demonstrates how metaphors used in the British parliament show evidence of varying attitudes towards the underlying conceptual metaphors NATION STATES ARE COMPETITORS and LIFE IS A RACE. More generally it shows the ideological motivation... Read More about Competition metaphors & ideology: Life as a race.

Comparative keyword analysis and leadership communication: Tony Blair - A study of rhetorical style (2012)
Book Chapter
Charteris-Black, J. (2012). Comparative keyword analysis and leadership communication: Tony Blair - A study of rhetorical style. In L. Helms (Ed.), Comparative Political Leadership, 142-164. Palgrave Macmillan

What do we expect from our leaders, and how do we judge their performance? There can be no substantive assessment of leaders and leadership without comparing the fundamentally different contexts and settings in which leaders operate. At a time when i... Read More about Comparative keyword analysis and leadership communication: Tony Blair - A study of rhetorical style.

Metaphor and political communication (2009)
Book Chapter
Charteris-Black, J. (2009). Metaphor and political communication. In A. Musolff, & J. Zinken (Eds.), Metaphor and Discourse, 97-115. Palgrave Macmillan

A prototype based approach to the translation of Malay and English idioms (2003)
Book Chapter
Charteris-Black, J. (2003). A prototype based approach to the translation of Malay and English idioms. In S. Granger,, J. Lerot, & S. Petch-Tyson (Eds.), Corpus Based Approaches to Contrastive Linguistics and Translation Studies, 123-240. Editions Rodopi B.V

The aim of this paper is to establish a principled basis for the translation of English and Malay idioms and to consider some of the ways that a corpus can be used to assist in this task. Initially a number of problems with corpus based research of a... Read More about A prototype based approach to the translation of Malay and English idioms.