Texts and Practices: Readings in Critical Discourse Analysis

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Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard, Malcolm Coulthard
Psychology Press, 1996 - 294 pagine
Text and Practices provides an essential introduction to the theory and practice of Critical Discourse Analysis. Using insights from this challenging new method of linguiistic analysis, the contributors to this text reveal the ways in whcih language can be used as a means of social control.
The essays in Text and Practices:
* demonstrate how critical discourse analysis can be applied to a variety of written and spoken texts
* deconstruct data from a range of contexts, countries and spheres
* expose hidden patterns of discrimination and inequalities of power
Texts and Practices, which includes specially commissioned papers from a range of distinguished authors, provides a state-of-the-art introduction to critical discourse analysis. As such it represents an important contribution to this developing field and an essential text for all advanced students of language, media and cultural studies.
 

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On critical linguistics
3
Representational resources and the production of subjectivity Questions for the theoretical development of Critical Discourse Analysis in a multicultur...
15
The representation of social actors
32
Technologisation of discourse
71
Discourse power and access
84
The genesis of racist discourse in Austria since 1989
107
Ethnic racial and tribal The language of racism?
129
A clauserelational analysis of selected dictionary entries Contrast and compatibility in the definitions of man and woman
150
Conflict talk in a psychiatric discharge interview Struggling between personal and official footings
179
Problems with the representation of face and its manifestations in the discourse of the oldold
194
Guilt over games boys play Coherence as a focus for examining the constitution of heterosexual subjectivity on a problem page
214
Barking up the wrong tree? Male hegemony discrimination against women and the reporting of bestiality in the Zimbabwean press
231
Women who pay for sex And enjoy it Transgression versus morality in womens magazines
250
Bibliography
269
Index
283
Copyright

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