Analysing discourse : textual analysis for social research - download pdf or read online

By Norman Fairclough

ISBN-10: 0203415841

ISBN-13: 9780203415849

ISBN-10: 0415258928

ISBN-13: 9780415258920

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ISBN-13: 9780415258937

ISBN-10: 1280054921

ISBN-13: 9781280054921

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

Drawing on various social theorists from Bourdieu to Habermas, in addition to his personal learn, Norman Fairclough's e-book offers a kind of language research with a regularly social viewpoint. His procedure is illustrated by means of and investigated via more than a few actual texts, from written texts, to a television debate concerning the monarchy and a radio broadcast in regards to the Lockerbie bombing. The student-friendly e-book additionally bargains obtainable summaries, an appendix of instance texts, and a thesaurus of phrases and key theorists.

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