Language and power / Norman Fairclough.

by Fairclough, Norman, 1941-Looking glass.

Series: Language in social life series: Publisher: Harlow : Longman, 1989.Description: xii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24cm.ISBN: 0582009766.Subject(s): Language and languages -- Political aspectsLooking glass | Power (Social sciences)Looking glassNote: Includes bibliography and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This first title in the series analyzes the social effects of language and discusses the contribution this field of critical linguistics might make to our understanding of language and society, by increasing consciousness of language, including language awareness in schools, and to social emancipation.

Includes bibliography and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • General Editor's Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1 Introduction: critical language study
  • 2 Discourse as social practice
  • 3 Discourse and power
  • 4 Discourse, common sense and ideology
  • 5 Critical discourse analysis in practice: description
  • 6 Critical discourse analysis in practice: interpretation, explanation and the position of the analyst
  • 7 Creativity and struggle in discourse: the discourse of Thatcherism
  • 8 Discourse in social change
  • 9 Critical language study and social emancipation: language education in the schools
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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