Discourse and social change / Norman Fairclough

By: Fairclough, Norman, 1941-
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 1992Description: 259 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780745612188; 9780745606743; 0745606741; 0745612180 (pbk.)Subject(s): Sociology | Sociolinguistics | Discourse analysisDDC classification: 401 LOC classification: P302 | .F35 1992Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Approaches to Discourse Analysis -- 2. Michael Foucault and the Analysis of Discourse -- 3. A Social Theory of Discourse -- 4. Intertextuality -- 5. Text Analysis : Constructing Social Relations and 'the Self' -- 6. Text Analysis : Constructing Social Reality -- 7. Discourse and Social Change in Contemporary Society -- 8. Doing Discourse Analysis -- References -- Index
Summary: Summary: Attempting to combine social theory and linguistics, Fairclough shows how the study of language can take account of issues of social structure and change, such as the relations of power and ideology. Designed to be of use to researchers and advanced students, it contains many examples of discourse.
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Table of contents Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Approaches to Discourse Analysis --
2. Michael Foucault and the Analysis of Discourse --
3. A Social Theory of Discourse --
4. Intertextuality --
5. Text Analysis : Constructing Social Relations and 'the Self' --
6. Text Analysis : Constructing Social Reality --
7. Discourse and Social Change in Contemporary Society --
8. Doing Discourse Analysis --
References --
Index

Summary:
Attempting to combine social theory and linguistics, Fairclough shows how the study of language can take account of issues of social structure and change, such as the relations of power and ideology. Designed to be of use to researchers and advanced students, it contains many examples of discourse.

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