Discourse in late modernity: rethinking critical discourse analysis

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Edinburgh University Press, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 168 pages
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This pilot volume launches the Critical Discourse Analysis series by setting out a new and distinctive theoretical grounding for the subject. The authors identify and set out to meet three contemporary challenges corresponding to the problems, issues, and struggles of contemporary life; to ground critical discourse analysis in a coherent social theory and theory of critical social scientific research; and to clarify its relationship to other types of social analysis and to linguistics.

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Contents

Discourse in late modernity
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Social life and critical social science
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Discourse
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About the author (1999)

Lilie Chouliaraki is Research Lecturer at the University of Copenhagen.Norman Fairclough is Professor of Language in Social Life at Lancaster University.

Norman Fairclough is the author of "Language and Power" (Longman, 1989). His main areas of interest are critical approaches to language and discourse analysis.