A Speech Act Analysis of the First Speech of Imran Khan as Prime Minister
This paper aims to highlight the speech acts which have been working behind the first speech that has delivered by Imran Khan as Prime Minister of Pakistan at 26, July 2018. It is a political discourse that attracts the researcher's interest. The objective of this paper is to answer what type of speech acts have been used by Imran Khan, the overlapping of what speech acts occur in Imran Khan's sp ...Read More
1-Tanveer Hussain: Assistant Professor, School of Media and Communication Studies, University of Management and Technology Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. 2-Deeba Shahwar: Lecturer, Department of Mass Communication, The Women University Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Abdul Basit: Lecturer, School of Media and Communication Studies, University of Management and Technology Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Appeals in Political Rhetoric about Covid19: Political Discourse Analysis of Speeches by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan
This study is basically an analysis using political discourse, with an angle to investigate the appeals in political rhetoric. This study uses Aristotle's model for persuasion and to find out the ethos, logos and pathos elements in the speeches of Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan. This study is presenting the analysis of Imran Khan's first three speeches on the panic situation of the spread of ...Read More
1-Tahir Mahmood: Assistant Professor, Department of Mass Communication, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. 2-Muhammad Ahsan Bhatti: Assistant Professor, Department of Mass Communication, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Muqarrab Akbar: Professor (Chairman), Department of Political Science, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. (Corresponding Author)
Syrian Skirmish: Security Hitch and Complexity in the Middle East
The Syrian skirmish, vis-å-vis Middle East region and complexities, has been analysed at three main levels -domestic, regional and extra-regional. The internal vulnerabilities of the Syrian state and society at a domestic level is dominant in paving the way for the origin of the conflict and providing the vacuum to the regional and extra-regional actors to further deteriorate the condition of Syri ...Read More
1-Nasreen Akhtar: Assistant Professor, Department of Politics & IR, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan. 2-Manzoor Khan Afridi: Associate Professor/HOD, Department of Politics & IR, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Syria, Conflict, Regional Actors, Extra Regional Actors, Security, Hitch, Complexity.