Discourse Theory and Practice A Reader

ISBN-10: 0761971564
ISBN-13: 9780761971566
Edition: 2001
List price: $88.00
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Description: This text provides specially written profiles of eight key discourse analysts, describing each one's main contribution to the field, and introducing their method of discourse analysis.

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List price: $88.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 5/25/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

This text provides specially written profiles of eight key discourse analysts, describing each one's main contribution to the field, and introducing their method of discourse analysis.

Margaret Wetherell is Professor of Social Psychology at the Open University, UK and Director of the Economic and Social Research Council Programme on Identities and Social Action.

Stephanie Taylor is a lecturer in social psychology in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Open University.

Professor Akhgar is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and has 100 refereed publications in international journals. Professor Akhgar has been a keynote speaker in several international conferences on Knowledge Management and Security. He is a member of editorial board of three international Journals, Chair and program committee member of several international conferences on Knowledge Management, Security and Terrorism. He has extensive hands on experience in the management and execution of large international security initiatives concerning combating terrorism, organised crime, cyber security, public order and cross cultural ideology polarisation.Simeon Yates was formerly at Sheffield Hallam University and CENTRIC, and is now Director of the Institute of Cultural Capital, a strategic collaboration between Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool (UK).

Foundations And Building Blocks
Themes in Discourse Research
The Case of Diana
From Saussure to Critical Sociolinguistics
The Turn towards a Social View of Language
Wittgenstein and Austin
Goffman, Garfinkel and Conversation Analysis
The Ethnography of Speaking
Sapir-Whorf, Hymes and Moerman
Language, Struggle and Voice
The Bakhtin/Voloshinov Writings
Power, Knowledge and Discourse
Social Interaction
Editors' Introduction
Lecture One
Rules of Conversational Sequence
The Construction of 'Delicate' Objects in Counselling
Interethnic Communication
The Relativity of Linguistic Strategies
Rethinking Power and Solidarity in Gender and Dominance
Just Say No? The Use of Conversation Analysis in Developing a Feminist Perspective of Sexual Refusal
Mind, Selves And Sense-Making
Editors' Introduction
Unfolding Discourse Analysis
Discursive, Rhetorical and Ideological Messages
The Multivoicedness of Meaning
Self-Narration in Social Life
The Discursive Production of Selves
Gender Difference and the Production of Subjectivity
Culture And Social Relations
Editors' Introduction
Social Semiotics
Principals of Critical Discourse Analysis
Textualizing Global Politics
The Spectacle of the Other
The Construction of an LD Student
A Case Study in the Politics of Representation
The Tavistock Programme
The Government of Subjectivity and Social Life
Debates in Discourse Research

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