LCM Journal. Vol 6, No 1 (2019). Discursive Representations of Controversial Issues in Medicine and Health

LCM Journal. Vol 6, No 1 (2019). Discursive Representations of Controversial Issues in Medicine and Health

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Lingue Culture Mediazioni / Languages Cultures Mediation (LCM Journal), edited by the Department of Language Mediation and Intercultural Communication of Università degli Studi di Milano, is a peer-reviewed journal which aims to investigate the linguistic and cultural phenomena characterising the contemporary world, and explore them in the context of the highly intricate web of historical, geographical, social and legal factors in which they are set. Issue 1/2019 Table of Contents: Discursive Representations of Controversial Issues in Medicine and Health, Giuliana Elena Garzone, Maria Cristina Paganoni, Martin Reisigl - Discourse Strategies of Fake News in the Anti-vax Campaign, Stefania Maria Maci - "Facts" and "Feelings" in the Discursive Construction of the "Best Interests of a Child": The Charlie Gard Case, Judith Turnbull - "Designer Babies" and "Playing God": Metaphor, Genome Editing, and Bioethics in Popular Science Texts, Elisa Mattiello - Exploring Health Literacy: Web-based Genres in Disseminating Specialized Knowledge to Caregivers. The Case of Paediatric Neurological Disorders, Silvia Cavalieri, Giuliana Diani - Governing (Their) Bodies: A Linguistic Perspective on the Deterrence vs. Education Debate within the Anti-doping Community, Dermot Heaney - An Inquiry into Discursive News Coverage, Popularization and Presuppositions Concerning Military PTSD Treatment Options, Roxanne Barbara Doerr.

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Giuliana Garzone (ed.)

Giuliana Elena Garzone is Full Professor of English, Linguistics and Translation at IULM University, Milan, where she co-ordinates the Master’s Progamme in Specialised Translation and Conference Interpreting. She formerly taught at Milan State University where she directed the PhD Programme in Linguistic, Literary and Intercultural Studies. Her research interests are mainly in ESP, which she has explored in a discourse analytical perspective, integrating it with corpus linguistics, and in Translation and Interpreting Studies. She has co-ordinated several research projects and published extensively on legal, scientific and business discourse as well as on translation and interpreting. She is co-editor-in-chief (with Paola Catenaccio) of the journal Lingue Culture Mediazioni / Languages Cultures Mediation. Her most recent publications include: “New Biomedical Practices and Discourses: Focus on Surrogacy” (2019); “The Interpreter Mediated Police Interview as Argumentative Discourse in Context: A Case-study” (2017), published in the volume Argumentation across Communities of Practice she edited with C. Ilie, and the volume Le traduzioni come fuzzy set. Percorsi teorici e applicativi (2015).

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