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Thu Apr 1 2004

Books: Discourse Analysis: Fairclough

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  1. kkaneta, Analysing Discourse: Fairclough

Message 1: Analysing Discourse: Fairclough

Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 15:12:16 -0500 (EST)
From: kkaneta <>
Subject: Analysing Discourse: Fairclough

Title: Analysing Discourse
Subtitle: Textual Analysis for Social Research
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher:	Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Author: Norman Fairclough, Lancaster University 

Hardback: ISBN: 0415258928, Pages: 288, Price: U.S. $: 90
Paperback: ISBN: 0415258936, Pages: 288, Price: U.K. �: 27.95

Analysing Discourse is an accessible introduction to text and
discourse analysis for all students and researchers seeking to use and
investigate real language data.

Students and researchers in the social sciences, as well as language
specialists, often discover that they cannot get as much from texts,
conversations or research interviews as they would like because they
are unsure exactly how to analyze these language materials. This book
helps all students and researchers who rely on real language data to
get the most out of their resources.

Drawing on a range of social theorists from Bourdieu to Habermas, as
well as his own past research, 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 political speeches and TV news reports to management
consultancy reports and texts concerning globalization.

The book is an essential resource seeking to analyze real texts and

Lingfield(s): Discourse Analysis

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