Discourse and Power

Discourse and Power

By: Teun A. van Dijk (author)Paperback

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Teun Van Dijk is one of the most influential and significant scholars Critical Discourse analysis. This collection brings together his most important writing, with a substantial introduction, positioning the essays for the undergraduate market within the context of his own work and within broader developments in CDA. Teun Van Dijk's work is already widely studied at undergraduate level, and this new collection will make his work more accessible and easily available to the undergraduate student. It will also include suggestions for further study.

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TEUN VAN DIJK is Professor of Critical Discourse Analysis at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain. He holds two honorary doctorates and has lectured widely in many countries, especially in Latin America. He is the editor of The Handbook of Discourse Analysis (4 vols, 1985) the introductory book Discourse Studies (2 vols., 1997) as well as the reader The Study of Discourse (5 vols., 2007). He has founded 6 international journals, Poetics, Text (now Text& Talk), Discourse& Society, Discourse Studies, Discourse& Communication and the internet journal in Spanish Discurso& Sociedad (www.dissoc.org), of which he still edits the latter four.


Preface Introduction: Discourse and Domination Structures of Discourse And Structures of Power Discourse, Power and Access Critical Discourse Analysis Discourse and Racism Discourse and the Denial Of Racism Political Discourse and Political Cognition. War Rhetoric of a Little Ally. Political implicatures of Aznar's Legitimization of the War in Iraq Discourse and Manipulation Contextualization in Parliamentary Discourse. Aznar, Iraq and the pragmatics of lying Bibliography Indexes

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/08/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780230574083
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780230574083
  • weight: 506
  • ISBN10: 0230574084

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