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Power of Language How Discourse Influences Society

ISBN-10: 1845530152

ISBN-13: 9781845530150

Edition: 2006

Authors: Lynne Young, Brigid Fitzgerald, John T. Fitzgerald, George Young

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This book is designed to introduce students at the tertiary level to both Systemic Functional Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis. It is aimed at developing critical analytical skills so that students can tackle a wide range of discourse types. By connecting SFL and CDA the critical analyses in the book are not only well grounded but transparent. Each chapter in the volume builds a methodological foundation for the development of critical discourse analytical skills.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Equinox Publishing Limited
Publication date: 11/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 325
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

She holds a Master of Divinity degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary, was a campus minister at Washington University in St. Louis and at Columbia University in New York. She has been a student of Buddhism since 1976 and founded and directed the nation's first university-based human sexuality program at the University of California at Berkeley. Since 1980, she has devoted herself full time to writing about relationships and working with couples and singles. She lives in Berkeley, California.Beverly A. Lewin is Instructor of Scientific Writing for Doctoral Candidates, Division of Foreign Languages, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

John T. Fitzgerald is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Miami. His authored and edited books include Early Christianity and Classical Culture; Greco-Roman Perspectives on Friendship; Friendship, Flattery, and Frankness of Speech; Cracks in the Earthen Vessel: An Examination of the Catalogues of Hardships in the Corinthian Correspondence; The Tabula of Cebes; Philodemus and the New Testament World; Animosity, the Bible, and Us; and Passions and Moral Progress in Greco-Roman Thought.

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