Author: Christopher Hart

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027206341

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 231

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Critical Discourse Studies (CDS) is an exciting research enterprise in which scholars are concerned with the discursive reproduction of power and inequality. However, researchers in CDS are increasingly recognising the need to investigate the cognitive dimensions of discourse and context if they want to fully account for any connection between language, legitimisation and social action. This book presents a collection of papers in CDS concerned with various ideological discourses. Analyses are firmly rooted in linguistics and cognition constitutes a major focus of attention. The chapters, which are written by prominent researchers in CDS, come from a broad range of theoretical perspectives spanning pragmatics, cognitive psychology and cognitive linguistics. The book is essential reading for anyone working at the cutting edge of CDS and especially for those wishing to explore the central place that cognition must surely hold in the relationship between discourse and society.
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Author: Frank Liedtke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 3476046249

Category: Electronic books

Page: 474

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Author: John Flowerdew

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 162356235X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 400

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Featuring internationally renowned academics, this volume provides a snapshot of the field of applied linguistics, and illustrates how linguistics is engaging with the idea of 'context'. The book treats discourse as language in the contexts of its use in and above the level of the sentence and as systems of knowledge and beliefs. In using the term context(s), the book understands this as different situations in which discourse is produced and, on the other, how analysts construe context in their work. The volume is thus concerned with language in its context of use (little d discourse), but at the same time, more specifically, in individual chapters, with particular discourses as they are manifested in particular contexts (big D discourses). Well known discourse analysts contribute chapters focussing on different contexts with which they are familiar, viz. business, education, ethnicity and race, gender and sexuality, history, intercultural contexts, lingua franca contexts, media, place, politics, race, and the virtual world. It brings together researchers from different approaches, but all with a commitment to the study of language in context. The contributors themselves represent different approaches to discourse analysis: conversation analysis, corpus linguistics, critical discourse analysis, ethnographic discourse analysis, mediated discourse analysis, multimodal discourse analysis, systemic functional linguistics. Readers are invited to compare and contrast these different contexts and approaches.
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Author: Frank Liedtke,Astrid Tuchen

Publisher: J.B. Metzler

ISBN: 9783476046239

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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Pragmatik - ein zentrales Gebiet der Sprachwissenschaft – hat alle Arten des sprachlichen Handelns zum Gegenstand. Ausgehend von den grundlegenden Paradigmen (Sprechakttheorie, Gesprächsforschung, Relevanztheorie etc.) informiert das Handbuch über aktuelle Forschungsbereiche (z.B. Interkulturelle Pragmatik, Experimentelle Pragmatik/Neuropragmatik, Kritische Diskursanalyse) sowie über Forschungsthemen (z.B. Gesten, Lügen, Ellipsen). Schließlich werden unterschiedliche Analysefelder der Pragmatik vorgestellt (z.B. Sprache und Recht, Sprache und Kunst, Wissenschaftskommunikation). Der Band repräsentiert den aktuellen Forschungsstand der Pragmatik in der gesamten Breite der Disziplin.
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New Perspectives on Immigration Discourse

Author: C. Hart

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230299008

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 219

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This study advances a model for Critical Discourse Analysis which draws on Evolutionary Psychology and Cognitive Linguistics, applied in a critical analysis of immigration discourse. It will be of special interest to students and researchers with which to explore new perspectives in CDA.
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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 Overview of Research in Discourse Studies

Author: Jan Renkema

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 902723258X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 393

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Discourse, of Course comes after Jan Renkema s" Introduction to Discourse Studies" (2004")" for undergraduates. The new book is a collection of twenty short papers. It is a "capita selecta " course and meant for graduate programs. The aim of this book is threefold: to present material for advanced courses in discourse studies; to unfold a stimulating display of research projects to future PhD students; to give an overview of new developments after the 2004" Introduction to Discourse Studies." This publication fulfills both the teacher's need for a state-of-the-art overview of the main topics in discourse, and the student's need to acquire standards for developing research plans in theses and dissertations. It gives a combination of approaches from very different schools in discourse studies, ranging from argumentation theory to genre theory, from the study of multimodal metaphors to cognitive approaches to coherence analysis. This book is not only meant to serve as a textbook, but also as a reference book for researchers who want an update for various main topics in the field."
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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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Author: Andrea Rocci,Louis de Saussure

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110255472

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 614

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Language is the most pervasive means of human communication. Drawing on research in communication and in the language sciences, the Handbook presents a rich picture of verbal communication addressing how explicit and implicit meanings are negotiated in conversations, arguments and narratives, covering the media and contexts of verbal communication, the impact of cultural and linguistic diversity and the assessment of verbal communication quality.
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Author: Teun A. van Dijk

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137072997

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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Teun van Dijk is one of the founders of Critical Discourse Studies and this collection brings together some of his most important writing, framed by new introductory material. He examines the role of discourse in the reproduction of power and domination in society and the ways in which media and political elites control access to public discourse.
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Author: Christopher Hart,Piotr Cap

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441160779

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 416

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CDS is a multifarious field constantly developing different methodological frameworks for analysing dynamically evolving aspects of language in a broad range of socio-political and institutional contexts. This volume is a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary account of these theoretical and empirical developments. It presents an up-to-date survey of Critical Discourse Studies (CDS), covering both the theoretical landscape and the analytical territories that it extends over. It is intended for critical scholars and students who wish to keep abreast of the current state of the art. The book is divided into two parts. In the first part, the chapters are organised around different methodological perspectives for CDS (history, cognition, multimodality and corpora, among others). In the second part, the chapters are organised around particular discourse types and topics investigated in CDS, both traditionally (e.g. issues of racism and gender inequality) and only more recently (e.g. issues of health, public policy, and the environment). This is, altogether, an essential new reference work for all CDS practitioners.
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Author: John Flowerdew,John E. Richardson

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317576500

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 638

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The Routledge Handbook of Critical Discourse Studies provides a state-of-the-art overview of the important and rapidly developing field of Critical Discourse Studies (CDS). Forty-one chapters from leading international scholars cover the central theories, concepts, contexts and applications of CDS and how they have developed, encompassing: approaches analytical methods interdisciplinarity social divisions and power domains and media. Including methodologies to assist those undertaking their own critical research of discourse, this Handbook is key reading for all those engaged in the study and research of Critical Discourse Analysis within English Language and Linguistics, Communication, Media Studies and related areas.
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Author: Guido Zurstiege

Publisher: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften

ISBN: 9783531134871

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 261

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Der Band eröffnet ein möglichst breites Spektrum an aktuellen Zugängen aus Kunst, Literatur und Wissenschaft zu der Frage, was über die Wirklichkeit an der Schwelle zum 21. Jahrhundert (noch) gesagt werden kann. Wie stellt sich heute der Philosophie die grundsätzliche Frage nach der Erreichbarkeit des Seins, der Realität, der Wirklichkeit? Mit welchen Problemen sieht sich die Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft angesichts der zunehmenden Fiktionalisierung von Medienwirklichkeiten konfrontiert? Worauf verweisen die Bilder der Medien noch, wenn nicht auf sich selbst? Wie reagieren die Kunst und die Literatur auf die gesellschaftliche Beschlagnahme ihrer Domäne, der Fiktionalität? Leben wir bereits in einer künstlichen Gesellschaft ohne Bedarf an künstlerischer Kontingenzerzeugung? Was ist heute noch wirklich wirklich?
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Functional and Cognitive Perspectives

Author: Christopher Hart

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441104852

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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Researchers in critical discourse analysis (CDA) have often pointed to grammar as a locus of ideology in discourse. This book illustrates the role that grammars as models of language (and image) can play in revealing ideological properties of texts and discourse in social and political contexts. The book takes the reader through three distinct grammatical frameworks ? functional grammar, multimodal grammar and cognitive grammar. Using examples taken from a range of discourses relating to globalisation, including discourses of immigration, war, corporate practice and political protests, the book demonstrates the individual utility and the interconnectedness of these models inside CDA. A key argument advanced is that the cognitive processes necessarily involved in making sense of language are based in visual experience. This position offers new ways of understanding the ideological effects of grammatical choices in texts and suggests a reassessment of the relationship between linguistic and multimodal grammars in CDA. The book will appeal to students and researchers interested in CDA and the relationship between discourse, cognition and social action.
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Author: Alessandro Capone,Jacob L. Mey

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319126164

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 990

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This volume is part of the series ‘Pragmatics, Philosophy and Psychology’, edited for Springer by Alessandro Capone. It is intended for an audience of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postgraduate and advanced researchers. This volume focuses on societal pragmatics. One of the main concerns of societal pragmatics is the world of language users. We are interested in the investigation of linguistic practices in the context of societal practices (‘praxis’, to use a term used in the Wittgensteinian and other traditions). It is clear that the world of users, including their practices, their culture, and their social aims has to be taken into account and seriously investigated when we deal with the pragmatics of language. It is not enough to discuss principles of language use solely in the guise of abstract theoretical tools. Consequently, the present volume focuses explicitly on the interplay of abstract, theoretical principles and the necessities imposed by societal contexts often requiring a more flexible use of such theoretical tools. The volume includes articles on pragmemes, politeness and anti-politeness, dialogue, joint utterances, discourse markers, pragmatics and the law, institutional discourse, critical discourse analysis, pragmatics and culture, cultural scripts, argumentation theory, connectives and argumentation, language games and psychotherapy, slurs, the analysis of funerary rites, as well as an authoritative chapter by Jacob L. Mey on societal pragmatics.
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Author: Azad Mammadov

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1527512312

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 145

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This book covers a broad range of issues in the studies of text and discourse. It combines a theoretical framework with empirical engagement, and brings together various approaches to these two phenomena from the structural, functional and cognitive perspectives. While this topic has been widely discussed in recent years, such studies have mostly focused on specific language and discourse types. This work, however, presents the analysis of texts from American, British, Azerbaijani, French and Russian discourses across various types and genres, and adopts an exclusive focus on pragmatic and cognitive aspects. The study of these two aspects can help reveal not only global and local (cultural) identities, but also the specific features of their discourse types and genres. As such, the book also pays extensive attention to the role the studies of text and discourse can play in exploring globalization and intercultural communication.
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Author: Vijay Bhatia,John Flowerdew,Rodney H. Jones

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134151314

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

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Methods of approaching the study of discourse have developed rapidly in the last ten years, influenced by a growing interdisciplinary spirit among linguistics and anthropology, sociology, cognitive and cultural psychology and cultural studies, as well as among established sub-fields within linguistics itself. Among the more recent developments are an increasing ‘critical’ turn in discourse analysis, a growing interest in historical, ethnographic and corpus-based approaches to discourse, more concern with the social contexts in which discourse occurs, the social actions that it is used to take and the identities that are constructed through it, as well as a revaluation of what counts as ‘discourse’ to include multi-modal texts and interaction. Advances in Discourse Studies brings together contributions from leading scholars in the field, investigating the historical and theoretical relationships between new advances in discourse studies and pointing towards new directions for the future of the discipline. Featuring discussion questions, classroom projects and recommended readings at the end of each section, as well as case studies illustrating each approach discussed, this is an invaluable resource for students of interdisciplinary discourse analysis.
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Author: Ewa Dabrowska,Dagmar Divjak

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110393808

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 650

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This handbook provides state-of-the-art overviews of the numerous subfields of cognitive linguistics written by leading international experts which will be useful for established researchers and novices alike. It is an interdisciplinary project with contributions from linguists, psycholinguists, and computer scientists which emphasizes the most recent developments in the field, in particular, the shift towards more empirically-based research.
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