Texts and Practices: Readings in Critical Discourse Analysis
Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard, Malcolm Coulthard
Taylor & Francis, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 294 pages
Text and Practices provides an essential introduction to the theory and practice of Critical Discourse Analysis. Using insights from this challenging new method of linguiistic analysis, the contributors to this text reveal the ways in whcih language can be used as a means of social control.
The representation of social actors
Technologisation of discourse
Discourse power and access
The genesis of racist discourse in Austria since 1989
The language of racism?
Audience manipulation in police