How to Do Critical Discourse Analysis

A Multimodal Introduction

Author: David Machin,Andrea Mayr

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446258416

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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"How great to have this practical introduction to doing critical discourse analysis, especially one that provides examples of multimodal discourse analysis. Extremely useful for students who need tools for the study of text, talk and images." - Teun van Dijk, Pompeu Fabra University "The authors have truly achieved the impossible: to make extremely complex phenomena accessible for students and scholars alike. Thus, this textbook will provide a most helpful guide when looking for adequate ways to grasp and analyze the intricate interdependence of written, oral and visual forms of semiosis." - Ruth Wodak, Lancaster University How do media texts manipulate and persuade us? How do language and images play out the ideas, values and identities? This book shows readers exactly how language, power and ideology are negotiated in media texts, from magazine and advertising, to YouTube and music videos. Presenting a systematic toolkit of theories, concepts and techniques for doing language and image analysis, students learn how to dig deep into discourses and the media landscape. With case studies and examples from a range of traditional and new media content, the book equips students to understand the relationship between language, discourse and social practices.
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Die steinerne Frau

Roman

Author: Tariq Ali

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783453863866

Category:

Page: 398

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Das Kapital im 21. Jahrhundert

Author: Thomas Piketty

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 3406671322

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 816

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Wie entstehen die Akkumulation und die Distribution von Kapital? Welche Dynamiken sind dafür maßgeblich? Fragen der langfristigen Evolution von Ungleichheit, der Konzentration von Wohlstand in wenigen Händen und nach den Chancen für ökonomisches Wachstum bilden den Kern der Politischen Ökonomie. Aber befriedigende Antworten darauf gab es bislang kaum, weil aussagekräftige Daten und eine überzeugende Theorie fehlten. In Das Kapital im 21. Jahrhundert analysiert Thomas Piketty ein beeindruckendes Datenmaterial aus 20 Ländern, zurückgehend bis ins 18. Jahrhundert, um auf dieser Basis die entscheidenden ökonomischen und sozialen Abläufe freizulegen. Seine Ergebnisse stellen die Debatte auf eine neue Grundlage und definieren zugleich die Agenda für das künftige Nachdenken über Wohlstand und Ungleichheit. Piketty zeigt uns, dass das ökonomische Wachstum in der Moderne und die Verbreitung des Wissens es uns ermöglicht haben, den Ungleichheiten in jenem apokalyptischen Ausmaß zu entgehen, das Karl Marx prophezeit hatte. Aber wir haben die Strukturen von Kapital und Ungleichheit andererseits nicht so tiefgreifend modifiziert, wie es in den prosperierenden Jahrzehnten nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg den Anschein hatte. Der wichtigste Treiber der Ungleichheit – nämlich die Tendenz von Kapitalgewinnen, die Wachstumsrate zu übertreffen – droht heute extreme Ungleichheiten hervorzubringen, die am Ende auch den sozialen Frieden gefährden und unsere demokratischen Werte in Frage stellen. Doch ökonomische Trends sind keine Gottesurteile. Politisches Handeln hat gefährliche Ungleichheiten in der Vergangenheit korrigiert, so Piketty, und kann das auch wieder tun.
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The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis

Author: James Paul Gee,Michael Handford

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136672915

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 712

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The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis covers the major approaches to Discourse Analysis from Critical Discourse Analysis to Multimodal Discourse Analysis and their applications in key educational and institutional settings. The handbook is divided into six sections: Approaches to Discourse Analysis, Register and Genre, Developments in Spoken Discourse, Educational Applications, Institutional Applications and Identity, Culture and Discourse. The chapters are written by a wide range of contributors from around the world, each a leading researcher in their respective field. All chapters have been closely edited by James Paul Gee and Michael Handford. With a focus on the application of Discourse Analysis to real-life problems, the contributors introduce the reader to a topic, and analyse authentic data. The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis is vital reading for linguistics students as well as students of communication and cultural studies, social psychology and anthropology.
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Was heisst sprechen?

zur Ökonomie des sprachlichen Tausches

Author: Pierre Bourdieu

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783700315186

Category:

Page: 199

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An Introduction to Critical Discourse Analysis in Education

Author: Rebecca Rogers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136861483

Category: Education

Page: 336

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Accessible yet theoretically rich, this landmark text introduces key concepts and issues in critical discourse analysis and situates these within the field of educational research. The book invites readers to consider the theories and methods of three major traditions in critical discourse studies – discourse analysis, critical discourse analysis, and multimodal discourse analysis -- through the empirical work of leading scholars in the field. Beyond providing a useful overview, it contextualizes CDA in a wide range of learning environments and identifies how CDA can shed new insights on learning and social change. Detailed analytic procedures are included – to demystify the process of conducting CDA, to invite conversations about issues of trustworthiness of interpretations and their value to educational contexts, and to encourage researchers to build on the scholarship in critical discourse studies. This edition features a new structure; a touchstone chapter in each section by a recognized expert (Gee, Fairclough, Kress); and a stronger international focus on both theories and methods. NEW! Companion Website with Chapter Extensions; Interviews; Bibliographies; and Resources for Teaching Critical Discourse Analysis.
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Methoden der Textanalyse

Leitfaden und Überblick

Author: Stefan Titscher,Ruth Wodak,Michael Meyer,Eva Vetter

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322873021

Category: Political Science

Page: 376

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Dieses Lehrbuch verwirklicht zwei Ziele: Einerseits bietet es eine Einführung in die Vorgehensweise zur wissenschaftlichen Analyse von gesprochenen oder geschriebenen Texten. Andererseits werden insgesamt 15 Methoden und Verfahren aus der Linguistik und der Soziologie dargestellt und diskutiert. Die Darstellung erfolgt nach einer einheitlichen Gliederung und ermöglicht damit einen direkten Vergleich. Umfangreiche kommentierte Literaturverweise erleichtern den vertieften Zugang zur Thematik. Damit schafft dieses Werk den derzeit umfassendsten Überblick über sozialwissenschaftliche Methoden der Textanalyse.
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Designing Critical Literacy Education through Critical Discourse Analysis

Pedagogical and Research Tools for Teacher-Researchers

Author: Rebecca Rogers,Melissa Mosley Wetzel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135093059

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 186

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Uniquely bringing together discourse analysis, critical literacy, and teacher research, this book invites teacher educators, literacy researchers, and discourse analysts to consider how discourse analysis can be used to foster critical literacy education. It is both a guide for conducting critical discourse analysis and a look at how the authors, alongside their teacher education students, used the tools of discourse analysis to inquire into, critique, and design critical literacy practices. Through an intimate look at the workings of a university teacher education course and the discourse analysis tools that teacher-researchers use to understand their classrooms, the book provides examples of both pre-service teachers and teacher educators becoming critically literate. The context-rich examples highlight the ways in which discourse analysis aids teachers’ decision making in the moment and reflections on their practice over time. Readers learn to conduct discourse analysis as they read about critical literacy practices at the university level. Designed to be interactive, each chapter features step-by-step procedures for conducting each kind of discourse analysis (narrative, critically oriented, multimodal), sample analyses, and additional readings and resources. By attending to the micro-interactions as well as processes that unfold across time, the book illustrates the power and potential of discourse analysis as a pedagogical and research tool.
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Qualitative Bildungsforschung

Ein integrativer Ansatz

Author: David Kergel

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3658185872

Category: Education

Page: 296

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Die Einführung vermittelt das Basiswissen zu grundlegenden methodischen Zugängen der qualitativen Bildungsforschung. Dabei wird mit dem `integrativen Ansatz ́ ein Forschungsvorgehen vorgestellt, das bildungstheoretische Reflexionen mit Methoden qualitativer Sozialforschung verbindet. Systematisch werden verschiedene methodische Ansätze qualitativer Sozialforschung in einer klar strukturierten Übersicht in Begriffen, Definitionen und Anwendungen vorgestellt. Anhand von konkreten Beispielen aus der Forschungspraxis wird exemplarisch dargestellt, wie die einzelnen methodischen Ansätze in der qualitativen Bildungsforschung eingesetzt werden können. Auf diese Weise bietet der vorliegende Band eine leicht zugängliche und zugleich anwendungsorientierte Einführung in Methoden qualitativer Bildungsforschung.
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Der flexible Mensch

die Kultur des neuen Kapitalismus

Author: Richard Sennett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783833303425

Category: Kapitalismus - Arbeitnehmer - Charakter - Selbstwertgefühl - Arbeitsflexibilisierung - Fremdbestimmung

Page: 223

View: 9892

In diesem Buch geht Richard Sennett auf die gesellschaftlichen Folgen einer globalen Ökonomie ein. "Drift" ist für ihn der Schlüsselbegriff dieser Ära: Die Mobilität, die Internationalität, welche die neue Ordnung fordern, führen zu einem gleichgültigen "Dahintreiben", zu Orientierungslosigkeit und Isolation.
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Political Discourse Analysis

A Method for Advanced Students

Author: Isabela Fairclough,Norman Fairclough

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136490264

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 280

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In this accessible new textbook, Isabela and Norman Fairclough present their innovative approach to analysing political discourse. Political Discourse Analysis integrates analysis of arguments into critical discourse analysis and political discourse analysis. The book is grounded in a view of politics in which deliberation, decision and action are crucial concepts: politics is about arriving cooperatively at decisions about what to do in the context of disagreement, conflict of interests and values, power inequalities, uncertainty and risk. The first half of the book introduces the authors’ new approach to the analysis and evaluation of practical arguments, while the second half explores how it can be applied by looking at examples such as government reports, parliamentary debates, political speeches and online discussion forums on political issues. Through the analysis of current events, including a particular focus on the economic crisis and political responses to it, the authors provide a systematic and rigorous analytical framework that can be adopted and used for students’ own research. This exciting new text, co-written by bestselling author Norman Fairclough, is essential reading for researchers, upper undergraduate and postgraduate students of discourse analysis, within English language, linguistics, communication studies, politics and other social sciences.
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Multilingual Encounters in Europe's Institutional Spaces

Author: Johann W. Unger,Michal Krzyzanowski,Ruth Wodak

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441144846

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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Multilingual encounters have been commonplace in many types of institutions, and have become an essential part of supranational institutions such as the EU since their inception. This volume explores and discusses different ways of researching the discursive dimension of these encounters, and critically examines their relevance to policy, politics and society as a whole. This includes institutions at the local, regional and supranational level. Multilingualism in institutions is currently often seen as an obstacle rather than an opportunity, at least with respect to European public and private spheres. The volume asks: - exactly how is multilingualism conceptualized and talked about in different institutions? - how do different institutions 'deal' with multilingualism, both internally and externally? - what are the policy making rules and challenges for the future for various institutions with respect to multilingualism?
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Media and Communication Research Methods

Author: Anders Hansen,David Machin

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137272252

Category: Art

Page: 328

View: 553

Media and Communication Research Methods provides a clear and authoritative introduction to qualitative and quantitative methods for studying media and communication. Written by two highly experienced researchers, the book draws on a wide range of media and communication research to introduce students to the relative strengths of the different research approaches. Beginning with an overview of the changing contexts and trends in media and communication research approaches, the book demystifies 'research' and the 'research process' by offering practical and accessible guidance on how to design, plan and carry out successful research projects in media and communication. Featuring international case studies and a student-friendly glossary, the book provides guidance on how to ask the 'right' research questions and select the 'right' research method. Media and Communication Research Methods is an indispensible text for all students of media and communication studies, particularly those undertaking their own research projects or taking modules in research methods.
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Critical Discourse Analysis and Language Cognition

Author: Kieran O'Halloran

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780748618286

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 280

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An interdisciplinary study of issues of language manipulation, this book explores the interpretation stage of critical discourse analysis (CDA) for students in areas such as English language, media studies and applied linguistics, as well as practitioners in the field. It also offers a new way forward for highlighting manipulative language, accomplishing this through the innovation of a model of reading for gist. The model is an original synthesis of elements from four contemporary cognitive frameworks: connectionism, cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistic evidence on inference generation, and relevance theory. Significantly, Kieran O'Halloran also shows how each of these frameworks challenges current notions of cognition in CDA and he carefully works through the implications of this for how CDA highlights manipulative language.Features:*Shows clearly how more systematic and reliable prediction can be made as to whether a news text is likely to manipulate someone reading for gist*Provides accessible outlines of connectionism, cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistic research on inference generation, relevance theory, which assume no previous knowledge*Brings together contemporary linguistic and cognitive approaches which usually do not communicate*Provides a useful overview of how language cognition is understood in CDA, revealing tensions in this understanding.In offering novel criticism of some key aspects of CDA and in suggesting ways in which critical analyses of news texts can be improved, this book is likely to be both topical and controversial.
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An Introduction to Discourse Analysis

Theory and Method

Author: James Paul Gee

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317820584

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

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Discourse analysis considers how language, both spoken and written, enacts social and cultural perspectives and identities. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, An Introduction to Discourse Analysis examines the field and presents James Paul Gee’s unique integrated approach which incorporates both a theory of language-in-use and a method of research. An Introduction to Discourse Analysis can be used as a stand-alone textbook or ideally used in conjunction with the practical companion title How to do Discourse Analysis: A Toolkit. Together they provide the complete resource for students studying discourse analysis. Updated throughout, the fourth edition of this seminal textbook also includes two new chapters: ‘What is Discourse?’ to further understanding of the topic, as well as a new concluding section. A new companion website www.routledge.com/cw/gee features a frequently asked questions section, additional tasks to support understanding, a glossary and free access to journal articles by James Paul Gee. Clearly structured and written in a highly accessible style, An Introduction to Discourse Analysis includes perspectives from a variety of approaches and disciplines, including applied linguistics, education, psychology, anthropology and communication to help students and scholars from a range of backgrounds to formulate their own views on discourse and engage in their own discourse analysis. This is an essential textbook for all advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of discourse analysis.
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Analyzing Public Discourse

Discourse Analysis in the Making of Public Policy

Author: Ron Scollon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136604227

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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Analyzing Public Discourse demonstrates the use of discourse analysis to provide testimony in public policy consultations: from environmental impact statements to changes in laws and policies. Scollon asserts that it is in the best interest of democratic public discourse for all participants in the process to be working with a common discursive framework. He puts forward a strategy by which discourse analysts can become engaged in this framework as participants through the process of public consultations. Using documents which are publicly available online from specific consultative projects, Scollon provides the reader with concrete examples and introduces basic skills for discourse analysis. Accessible to readers who are new to discourse analysis, Analyzing Public Discourse will be of interest to students of linguistics and language studies as well as to those on environmental studies courses. This book can also be used as a guide for any public consultation which calls for public responses.
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Pragmatics of Discourse

Author: Klaus P. Schneider,Anne Barron

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110375028

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 640

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Discourse is language as it occurs, in any form or context, beyond the speech act. It may be written or spoken, monological or dialogical, but there is always a communicative aim or purpose. The present volume provides systematic orientation in the vast field of studying discourse from a pragmatic perspective. It first gives an overview of a range of approaches developed for the analysis of discourse, including, among others, conversation analysis, genre analysis, functional discourse grammar and corpus-driven approaches. The focus is furthermore on functional units in discourse, such as discourse markers, speech act sequences, interactional moves and phases, and also silence. Finally, the volume examines different types of discourse (e.g. narratives, service encounters, press releases) in various discourse domains (e.g. medical contexts, the media, education). Each article surveys the current state of the art of the respective topic area while also presenting new research findings.
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Analysing Discourse

Textual Analysis for Social Research

Author: Norman Fairclough

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415258920

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 270

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Analysing Discourse is an accessible introductory textbook for all students and researchers working with real language data. Drawing on a range of social theorists from Bourdieu to Habermas, as well as his own research, Norman Fairclough's book presents a form of language analysis with a consistently social perspective. His approach is illustrated by and investigated through a range of real texts, from written texts, to a TV debate about the monarchy and a radio broadcast about the Lockerbie bombing. The student-friendly book also offers accessible summaries, an appendix of example texts, and a glossary of terms and key theorists.
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