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van der Bom, Isabelle and Paterson, Laura L (2020). Revisiting the Welfare State Through the Decades: An Examination of the Welfare State in The Times newspaper from 1940-2009. In: Gomez-Jimenez, Eva M. and Toolan, Michael eds. The Discursive Construction of Inequality in the British Media: CADS Approaches. Bloomsbury, pp. 49–68.

Paterson, Laura L. and Turner, Georgina (2020). Approaches to discourses of marriage. Critical Discourse Studies, 17(2) pp. 133–137.

Paterson, Laura L. (2020). Non-sexist language policy and the rise (and fall?) of combined pronouns in British and American written English. Journal of English Linguistics (In press). file

Paterson, Laura L. (2020). Mapping Austerity: Geographical Text Analysis of UK Place-Names in The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph. In: Greibel, T.; Evert, S. and Heinrich, P. eds. Texts and Images of Austerity in Britain. Corpus-Assisted Analyses. Abingdon: Routledge, (In Press). file


Gregory, Ian N and Paterson, Laura L (2019). English Language and History: Geographical Representations of Poverty in Historical Newspapers. In: Adolphs, Svenja and Knight, Dawn eds. The Routledge Handbook of English Language and Digital Humanities. Routledge Handbook in English Language Studies. London: Routledge, (In press). restricted access item, not available for direct download

Paterson, Laura L (2019). [Book Review] Feeling Academic in the Neoliberal University: Feminist Flights, Fights, and Failures edited by Yvette Taylor and Kinneret Lahad (2018) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 368pp. Gender and Language, 13(3) pp. 1–6. file

Paterson, Laura L. (2019). Electronic supplement analysis of multiple texts: Exploring discourses of UK poverty in Below the Line comments. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics (In Press).


Paterson, Laura L. and Gregory, Ian N. (2018). Representations of Poverty and Place: Using Geographical Text Analysis to Understand Discourse. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Paterson, Laura L. and Coffey-Glover, Laura (2018). Discourses of marriage in same-sex marriage debates in the UK press 2011-2014. Journal of Language and Sexuality, 7(2) pp. 175–204. file

Paterson, Laura (2018). “You can just give those documents to myself’: Untriggered reflexive pronouns in 21st century spoken British English. In: Brezina, Vaclav; Love, Robbie and Aijmer, Karin eds. Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech. Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken (BNC2014). Abingdon: Routledge. file

van der Bom, Isabelle; Paterson, Laura L; Peplow, David and Grainger, Karen (2018). ‘It’s not the fact they claim benefits but their useless, lazy, drug taking lifestyles we despise’: Analysing audience responses to Benefits Street using live tweets. Discourse, Context & Media, 21 pp. 36–45. file

Turner, Georgina; Mills, Sara; van der Bom, Isabelle; Coffey-Glover, Laura; Paterson, Laura L and Jones, Lucy (2018). Opposition as victimhood in newspaper debates about same-sex marriage. Discourse and Society, 29(2) pp. 180–197. file


Handforth, Rachel; Paterson, Laura L.; Coffey-Glover, Laura and Mills, Sara (2017). Reading between Blurred Lines: The complexity of interpretation. Discourse, Context & Media, 20 pp. 103–115.

Gregoriou, Christiana and Paterson, Laura L. (2017). “Reservoir of rage swamps Wall St” The linguistic construction and evaluation of Occupy in international print media. Journal of Language, Aggression and Conflict, 5(1) pp. 57–80.

Paterson, Laura L.; Peplow, David and Grainger, Karen (2017). Does Money Talk Equate to Class Talk? Audience Responses to Poverty Porn in Relation to Money and Debt. In: Mooney, Annabelle and Sifaki, Evi eds. The Language of Money and Debt: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Palgrave, pp. 205–231. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Jones, Lucy; Mills, Sara; Paterson, Laura L.; Turner, Georgina and Coffey-Glover, Laura (2017). Identity and naming practices in British marriage and civil partnerships. Gender and Language, 11(3) pp. 309–335. file


Paterson, Laura L.; Coffey-Glover, Laura and Peplow, David (2016). Negotiating stance within discourses of class: Reactions to Benefits Street. Discourse & Society, 27(2) pp. 195–214. file


van der Bom, Isabelle; Coffey-Glover, Laura; Jones, Lucy; Mills, Sara and Paterson, Laura L. (2015). Implicit homophobic argument structure: Equal-marriage discourse in The Moral Maze. Journal of Language and Sexuality, 4(1) pp. 102–137. file


Paterson, Laura L (2014). British Pronoun Use, Prescription, and Processing: Linguistic and Social Influences Affecting 'They' and 'He'. Palgrave Macmillan.

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