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Arguments for exception in US security discourse (2017)
Journal Article
Hunter, D., & MacDonald, M. N. (2017). Arguments for exception in US security discourse. Discourse and Society, 28(5), 493-511 . https://doi.org/10.1177/0957926517710978

In his influential State of Exception, Giorgio Agamben proposes that, even in apparently liberal western democracies, the state will routinely use the contingency of national emergency to suspend civil liberties and justify expansion of military and... Read More about Arguments for exception in US security discourse.

The emergence of a security discipline in the post 9-11 discourse of US security organisations (2017)
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Hunter, D., & MacDonald, M. (2017). The emergence of a security discipline in the post 9-11 discourse of US security organisations. Critical Discourse Studies, 14(2), 206-222. https://doi.org/10.1080/17405904.2016.1268185

This paper explores two views of the changes that have occurred in the US security services as a result of their post 9/11 reform. The first is Bigo’s (2008) suggestion that agencies worldwide have become enmeshed in shared activity so as to constitu... Read More about The emergence of a security discipline in the post 9-11 discourse of US security organisations.

The idea as a mechanism in language teacher development (2016)
Journal Article
Hunter, D., & Kiely, R. (2016). The idea as a mechanism in language teacher development. Journal of Second Language Teaching and Research, 5(1), 37-61

In recent decades two broad but distinguishable approaches to language teacher development have predominated: an informing approach based largely on the transmission of principles of new theory and method; and a responsive approach centering on teach... Read More about The idea as a mechanism in language teacher development.


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