Richard Buttny

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Ethno-political discourse among ordinary Malaysians: Diverging accounts of “The good old days” in discussing multiculturalism Richard Buttny Azirah Hashim Kiranjit Kaur Article published in Text & Talk, De Gruyter Mouton Volume 33, Issue 3, Pages 289–309, May 2013 In this study, a small group of ethnically diverse Malaysians was assembled to discuss the state of multiculturalism in Malaysia. Discursive analysis was used to get at the participants’ accounting practices and constructions of multiculturalism. Participants’ accounts revealed an increasing social distance between the Malays and the non-Malays, but differing assessments andRead More
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Posted On March 12, 2014By hadzantonisIn 2014Issue1March, Humanities

Professor Richard Buttny
– U.S.A.

Prof Richard Buttny Syracuse University, New York Richard Buttny is a Professor of Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. He received his Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Massachusetts. His research interests are in accounts, metadiscourse, intercultural discourse, and environmental communication. He received a Fulbright Fellowship to lecture at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, 2008-09. Currently he is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Humanities & Ethics Cluster, University of Malaya, Spring 2014.  He has published several papers in communication and discourseRead More
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