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    In cultural dialogue with cda: Cultural discourse studies. Shi-xu - 2014 - Critical Discourse Studies 11 (3):360-369.
    Critical Discourse Analysis has excelled with its functional and ideological analysis of socio-political texts. Its capacities and achievements notwithstanding, this tradition is constituted of Western concepts, values, ways of thinking, analytic tools and topics of interest; such becomes problematic when universalised and globalised in international academic discourse. It is against this backdrop of cultural and intellectual tension that a culturally conscious and critical paradigm of discourse and communication research is emerging: Cultural Discourse Studies. It is manifested in the forms of (...)
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  2. A multiculturalist approach to discourse theory. Shi-Xu - 2006 - Semiotica 158 (1-4):383-400.
     
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    Cultural attitudes: in contexts of argumentation and explanation. [REVIEW] Shi-Xu - 1995 - Argumentation 9 (2):371-398.
    Traditionally, attitudes are supposed to predict behavior. However, due to their poor performance, we are sometimes advised to abandon the notion. The present study attempts to preserve the concept but takes attitudes to be evaluative goals accomplished through interactional, especially argumentative and explanatory activities. The paper uses reasoned-discourse analysis and demonstrates the attainment of positive attitudes towards the Dutch by expatriate Chinese intellectuals in the Netherlands by attending to a variety of argumentative and explanatory strategies in their interview talk. Results (...)
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