By Rebecca Rogers
Accessible but theoretically wealthy, this landmark textual content introduces key options and concerns in serious discourse research and situates those in the box of academic learn. The publication invitations readers to think about the theories and techniques of 3 significant traditions in severe discourse reports – discourse research, severe discourse research, and multimodal discourse research -- in the course of the empirical paintings of prime students within the box. past offering an invaluable assessment, it contextualizes CDA in quite a lot of studying environments and identifies how CDA can shed new insights on studying and social switch. special analytic strategies are integrated – to demystify the method of carrying out CDA, to ask conversations approximately problems with trustworthiness of interpretations and their worth to academic contexts, and to motivate researchers to construct at the scholarship in serious discourse stories.
This variation includes a new constitution; a touchstone bankruptcy in every one part by means of a well-known professional (Gee, Fairclough, Kress); and a better foreign concentrate on either theories and methods.
NEW! better half site with Chapter Extensions; Interviews; Bibliographies; and Resources for instructing serious Discourse Analysis.
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