Analysing discourse : textual analysis for social research by Norman Fairclough

By Norman Fairclough

Analysing Discourse is an obtainable introductory textbook for all scholars and researchers operating with actual language data.

Drawing on quite a number social theorists from Bourdieu to Habermas, in addition to his personal examine, Norman Fairclough's ebook provides a sort of language research with a constantly social standpoint. His strategy is illustrated by means of and investigated via a number of actual texts, from written texts, to a television debate in regards to the monarchy and a radio broadcast concerning the Lockerbie bombing. The student-friendly publication additionally bargains available summaries, an appendix of instance texts, and a word list of phrases and key theorists.

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