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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.

Shattering the Bell Jar: Metaphor, Gender, and Depression (2012)
Journal Article
Charteris-Black, J. (2012). Shattering the Bell Jar: Metaphor, Gender, and Depression. Metaphor and Symbol, 27(3), 199-216. https://doi.org/10.1080/10926488.2012.665796

Working from 38 interviews with people who had experienced depression this study compares metaphors with those identified in previous research. It also compares the types of metaphor of men and women talking about depression and how these metaphors w... Read More about Shattering the Bell Jar: Metaphor, Gender, and Depression.

Forensic deliberations on ‘purposeful metaphor’ (2012)
Journal Article
Charteris-Black, J. (2012). Forensic deliberations on ‘purposeful metaphor’. Metaphor and the Social World, 2(1), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1075/msw.2.1.01cha

The concept of ‘purposeful metaphor’ is proposed as an alternative to ‘deliberate metaphor’ (Steen, 2008) in providing a theory of metaphor in discourse and communication. The case for ‘purposeful metaphor’ is framed within a discussion of intentiona... Read More about Forensic deliberations on ‘purposeful metaphor’.