Jan Blommaert †

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jan Blommaert † plays a role.

Book series

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Discourse and Human Rights Violations

Edited by Christine Anthonissen and Jan Blommaert †

[Benjamins Current Topics, 5] 2007. x, 142 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics

Critical Linguistic Perspectives on Coping with Traumatic Pasts: Case studies

Edited by Christine Anthonissen and Jan Blommaert †

Special issue of Journal of Language and Politics 5:1 (2006) 162 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics

Ethnography, discourse, and hegemony

Edited by Jan Blommaert †, James Collins, Monica Heller, Ben Rampton, Stef Slembrouck and Jef Verschueren

Special issue of Pragmatics 13:1 (2003) ca. 125 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2001 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen

[Handbook of Pragmatics, 7] 2003. vi, 299 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics
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Handbook of Pragmatics Online

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen

Subjects Electronic/Multimedia Products | Pragmatics

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2002 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen

[Handbook of Pragmatics, 8] 2003. viii, 402 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2000 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen

[Handbook of Pragmatics, 6] 2002. iv, 298 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1999 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen

[Handbook of Pragmatics, 5] 2001. vi, 282 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1998 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen

[Handbook of Pragmatics, 4] 2000. vi, 342 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1997 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen

[Handbook of Pragmatics, 3] 1999. 297 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics

Political Linguistics

Edited by Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen

[Belgian Journal of Linguistics, 11] 1997. vi, 312 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1996 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen

[Handbook of Pragmatics, 2] 1997. vi, 268 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1995 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen

[Handbook of Pragmatics, 1] 1996. 336 pp. + Binder
Subjects Pragmatics

Handbook of Pragmatics: Manual

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman and Jan Blommaert †

[Handbook of Pragmatics, M] 1995. xiv, 658 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics
Subjects Pragmatics | Theoretical linguistics

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Conspiracy theories are often disqualified as inadequate and deliberate forms of misinformation. In this analysis, we engage with a specific case, the conspiracy theory developed on an online New Right forum called Q about the so-called “MAGA Kid incident” with focus on its circulation and uptake… read more | Article
Memes as online graphic semiotic resources have developed into a globalized genre and a cultural form. The vernacularization of this global cultural form on Chinese social media is Biaoqing (literally, ‘facial expression’). Biaoqing is a phenomenon and a genre engendered by the development of… read more | Article
Blommaert, Jan † 2015 Pierre Bourdieu – Perspectives on language in societyHandbook of Pragmatics: 2015 Installment, Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren (eds.)
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Saussurean and Chomskyan “conduit” views of meaning in communication, dominant in much of expert and lay linguistic semantics, presuppose a simple, closed and linear system in which outcomes can be predicted and explained in terms of finite sets of rules. Summarizing critical traditions of… read more | Article
Blommaert, Jan † and Jef Verschueren 2014 1998. Debating Diversity. Analysing the Discourse of Tolerance. London: Routledge, selected 32-38The Discourse Studies Reader: Main currents in theory and analysis, Angermuller, Johannes, Dominique Maingueneau and Ruth Wodak (eds.), pp. 370–377
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Blommaert, Jan † and Piia Varis 2013 Enough is enough: The heuristics of authenticity in superdiversityLinguistic Superdiversity in Urban Areas: Research approaches, Duarte, Joana and Ingrid Gogolin (eds.), pp. 143–160
This paper contributes to an empirical theory of identity in a context of superdiversity by offering a heuristic for engaging with the complex and dynamic identity processes in superdiverse societies today, both online and offline. We define identity practices as discursive orientations towards… read more | Article
Kroon, Sjaak, Jan Blommaert † and Dong Jie 2013 Chinese and globalizationLinguistic Superdiversity in Urban Areas: Research approaches, Duarte, Joana and Ingrid Gogolin (eds.), pp. 275–296
Globalization poses challenges to sociolinguistics. The main challenge is to come to terms with the phenomenology of sociolinguistic globalization. This phenomenology touches four domains: proper globalization effects on language, the effect of globalization on migration patterns and immigrant… read more | Article
This paper introduces the term ‘supervernacular’ as a descriptor for new forms of semiotic codes emerging in the context of technology-driven globalization processes. Supervernaculars are widespread codes used in communities that do not correspond to ‘traditional’ sociolinguistic speech… read more | Article
Blommaert, Jan † 2009 Delicacies: Some reflectionsLanguage, discourse and identities: Snapshot from Greek contexts, Georgakopoulou, Alexandra and Vally Lytra (eds.), pp. 489–491
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Blommaert, Jan † 2007 Applied ethnopoeticsNarrative – State of the Art, Bamberg, Michael (ed.), pp. 215–224
Ethnopoetics is a form of narrative analysis designed, initially, for the analysis of folk stories and based on an ethnographic performance-based understanding of narrative emphasizing that meaning is an effect of performance. It offers opportunities for analyzing ‘voice’. The ways in which… read more | Article
Blommaert, Jan †, Mary Bock and Kay McCormick 2007 Narrative inequality in the TRC hearings: On the hearability of hidden transcriptsDiscourse and Human Rights Violations, Anthonissen, Christine and Jan Blommaert † (eds.), pp. 33–63
South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission victim hearings were a highly unusual discourse event in which previously silenced and powerless people were offered a prestigious public forum and speech format to tell about their experiences of human rights violations. However, despite the equal… read more | Article
Blommaert, Jan † 2006 How legitimate is my voice? A rejoinderHeterolingualism in/and Translation, Meylaerts, Reine (ed.), pp. 163–176
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Blommaert, Jan † 2006 Applied ethnopoeticsNarrative – State of the Art, Bamberg, Michael (ed.), pp. 181–190
Ethnopoetics is a form of narrative analysis designed, initially, for the analysis of folk stories and based on an ethnographic performance-based understanding of narrative emphasizing that meaning is an effect of performance. It offers opportunities for analyzing ‘voice’. The ways in which… read more | Article
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Blommaert, Jan †, Mary Bock and Kay McCormick 2006 Narrative inequality in the TRC hearings: On the hearability of hidden transcriptsCritical Linguistic Perspectives on Coping with Traumatic Pasts: Case studies, Anthonissen, Christine and Jan Blommaert † (eds.), pp. 37–70
South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission victim hearings were a highly unusual discourse event in which previously silenced and powerless people were offered a prestigious public forum and speech format to tell about their experiences of human rights violations. However, despite the equal… read more | Article
Blommaert, Jan † 2003 Orthopraxy, writing and identity: Shaping lives through borrowed genres in CongoEthnography, discourse, and hegemony, Blommaert, Jan †, James Collins, Monica Heller, Ben Rampton, Stef Slembrouck and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 33–48
This paper explores grassroots historiographical writing from Congo in the context of globalization. The authors are both sub-elite writers, producing text for First-World readers, and they spend enormous efforts at producing a generically regimented text, based on borrowed models of text and… read more | Article
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Blommaert, Jan †, Anke Dewilde, Karen Stuyck, Katleen Peleman and Henk Meert 2003 Space, experience and authority: Exploring attitudes towards refugee centers in BelgiumStudying Identity: Theoretical and Methodological Challenges, pp. 311–331
This paper reports on ongoing research on attitudes towards the establishing of refugee centers in Belgium. Attitudes are here defined ethnographically as discursive and active constructs and processes often captured under statified terms such as “attitude” or “opinion”. Based on an analysis of… read more | Miscellaneous
Blommaert, Jan †, James Collins, Monica Heller, Ben Rampton, Stef Slembrouck and Jef Verschueren 2003 IntroductionEthnography, discourse, and hegemony, Blommaert, Jan †, James Collins, Monica Heller, Ben Rampton, Stef Slembrouck and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 1–10
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Maryns, Katrijn and Jan Blommaert † 2002 Pretextuality and pretextual gaps: On de/refining linguistic inequalityPragmatics 12:1, pp. 11–30
Drawing on the rich tradition of investigations into linguistic inequality, this paper seeks to define the phenomenon of pretextual gaps, i.e. socially anchored and often invisible differences between what is expected in communication and what people can bring and deploy in communication.… read more | Article
Blommaert, Jan † 1997 Introduction: Language and politics, language politics and political linguisticsPolitical Linguistics, Blommaert, Jan † and Chris Bulcaen (eds.), pp. 1–10
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SAMENVATTING Taaiplanning als bezinning over taal en maatschappij: de taalkundige ideologie van een geleerde traditie Taalplanning is een traditie die vooral in de jaren 1960 en 1970 bijzonder productief was en in zich een groot optimisme ontwikkelde. De traditie viel wat stil in de jaren 1980,… read more | Article
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Blommaert, Jan † and Jef Verschueren 1992 The role of language in European nationalist ideologiesLanguage ideologies, Schieffelin, Bambi B., Paul V. Kroskrity and Kathryn A. Woolard (eds.), pp. 355–375
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