Jef Verschueren - Publications#

h-index Google Scholar (1 March 2017): 30


Jef Verschueren, 2012, Ideology in Language Use: Pragmatic Guidelines for Empirical Research. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, xiv+377 pp.

Jef Verschueren, 1999, Understanding Pragmatics. London: Edward Arnold / New York: Oxford University Press, xiv+295 pp.
[Over 3,500 citations. Translated into Spanish, Slovene, Chinese, and Japanese. Parts have also been translated into Russian.]

Jan Blommaert & Jef Verschueren, 1998, Debating Diversity: Analysing the Discourse of Tolerance. London: Routledge, xiv+233 pp.
[735 citations. This is the rewriting for an international audience of two earlier books published in Dutch which have had a significant impact on the local (mostly Flemish) debate on migration and diversity.]]


Jef Verschueren, 2016, “Humanities and the public sphere: A pragmatic perspective.” Pragmatics and Society 7:1.141-161.

Jef Verschueren, 2014, “Ethnography of communication and history: A case study of diplomatic intertextuality and ideology.” Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 23:3.142-159.

Jef Verschueren, 2008, “Intercultural communication and the challenges of migration.” Language and Intercultural Communication 8:1.21-35. [Excerpts reprinted in Adrian Holliday, Martin Hyde & John Kullman (eds.), 2010, Intercultural Communication: An Advanced Resource Book for Students, 2nd edition. London: Routledge, pp. 82-84. (And forthcoming in the 3rd edition.)]]

Jef Verschueren, 2001, “Predicaments of criticism.” Critique of Anthropology 21:1.59-81. [Reprinted in Teun A. van Dijk (ed.), 2007, Discourse Studies (vol. V). London: Sage, pp. 303-324. (In the series Sage Benchmarks in Discourse Studies.)]]

Jef Verschueren, 2000, “Notes on the role of metapragmatic awareness in language use.” Pragmatics 10:4.439-456. [Reprinted in:
Josie Bernicot, Alain Trognon, Michèle Guidetti & Michel Musiol (eds.), 2002, Pragmatique et Psychologie. Nancy: Presses Universitaires de Nancy, pp. 57-72 / Adam Jaworski, Nikolas Coupland & Dariusz Galasinski (eds.), 2004, Metalanguage: Social and Ideological Perspectives. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 53-73 '/ Dawn Archer & Peter Grundy (eds.), 2011, The Pragmatics Reader. London: Routledge, pp. 202-217. Russian translation in Kritika i Semiotica 3/4.85-105 (2001)]


Jef Verschueren, 1995, "The conceptual basis of performativity." In: Masayoshi Shibatani & Sandra Thompson (eds.), Essays in semantics and pragmatics. Amsterdam/ Philadelphia: John Benjamins, pp. 297-319.


Jan-Ola Östman & Jef Verschueren (in collaboration, at various times, with Jan Blommaert, Chris Bulcaen, Eline Versluys), 1995--, Handbook of Pragmatics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [An ongoing effort to provide state-of-the-art encyclopedic articles on aspects of pragmatics (conceived as the interdisciplinary science of language use). Publication started in 1995. Loose-leaf installments have been published annually (the 20th in 2016). Also available online at .

A ten-volume series of Handbook of Pragmatics Highlights was published between 2009 and 2011. This series was completely republished for the local Chinese market by the Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press in 2014.]

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