Karen Adams


  • 55 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
1990 …2018
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Education/Academic qualification

PHD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

… → 1982

MA, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

… → 1970

BA, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

… → 1967

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Research Output 1990 2018

  • 55 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 3 Article
  • 2 Chapter

Mediated campaign debate subgenre and their importance for analytic considerations

Adams, K., Jan 1 2018, Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture. John Benjamins Publishing Company, Vol. 80. p. 281-300 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

ethnic identity

Conceptual metaphors of family in political debates in the USA

Adams, K., Oct 9 2009, Politics, Gender and Conceptual Metaphors. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 184-206 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Political Debate
Conceptual Metaphor
15 Citations (Scopus)

Surviving Katrina and its aftermath: Evacuation and community mobilization by Vietnamese Americans and African Americans

Li, W., Airriess, C., Chen, A., Leong, K., Keith, V. M. & Adams, K., 2008, In : Journal of Cultural Geography. 25, 3, p. 263-286 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African American
disaster relief

Creating 'to the contrary' selves for the television audience

Adams, K., Jul 1999, In : Language Sciences. 21, 3, p. 303-311 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

human being
39 Citations (Scopus)

Creating inequality: Breaking the rules in debates

Edelsky, C. & Adams, K., 1990, In : Journal of Language and Social Psychology. 9, 3, p. 171-190 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United Nations
Interpersonal Relations

Projects 1997 2007