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Analysing Discourse: Textual Analysis for Social Research

  title={Analysing Discourse: Textual Analysis for Social Research},
  author={Norman Fairclough},
Part 1: Social Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Text Analysis 1. Introduction 2. Texts, Social Events, and Social Practices 3. Intertextuality and Assumptions Part 2: Genres and Action 4. Genres 5. Meaning Relations between Sentences and Clauses 6. Types of Exchange, Speech Functions, and Grammatical Mood Part 3: Discourses and Representations 7. Discourses 8. Representations of Social Events Part 4: Styles and Identities 9. Styles 10. Modality and Evaluation 11. Conclusion 

The Research and Application of Critical Discourse Analysis

  • Xiao Fan
  • Sociology
    Journal of Language Teaching and Research
  • 2019
Critical discourse analysis (CDA) reveals the relationship between power and ideology behind language by analyzing discourse. News as an important channel for people to obtain information in their

Locating Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) in discourse and social studies

This article addresses the position of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) in discourse and social studies. It provides information about the principles of critical discourse analysis and what makes it

How to analyse collective identity in discourse : Textual and contextual parameters

This article presents an approach to analysing collective identity in discourse that distinguishes the linguistic and semiotic description of textual features from their socio-cognitive

The relationship between the social and the linguistic in Critical Discourse Analysis: A case study of Thai political science texts

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Textual and Linguistic Analysis

Gêneros gramatical, textual e social nos estudos linguísticos

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Discourse-Based Methods Across Texts and Semiotic Modes

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This study seeks to illustrate in what way congruence in theoretical approaches allows for the study of transitive processes, interactional processes as well as grammatical and lexico-semantic

Genre in Discourse, Discourse in Genre

Focusing on matters of power and difference, this article examines rhetorical theories of genre and James Gee’s theory of Discourse. Although both theories offer productive ways of understanding



Genre and Field in Critical Discourse Analysis: A Synopsis

This paper relates the concepts of genre and field, as developed in the context of systemic-functional linguistics, to the broader concepts of discourse and discursive practice. Generic structure is

Discourse and social change

Approaches to discourse analysis Michel Foucault and the analysis of discourse a social theory of discourse intertextuality text analysis - constructing social relations and "the self", constructing

Representing Social Action

The paper presents a framework for describing the representation of social action in English discourse, attempting to relate sociologically relevant categories of action to their grammatical and

Knowledge, Ideology & Discourse: A Sociological Perspective

1. Introduction 2. Mannheim's sociology of knowledge 3. The interiors of Mannheim's legacy 4. The origins of the theory of ideology 5. A modern approach to ideological critique 6. From signification

An introduction to discourse analysis

The author's preface discusses the ethnography of speaking, discourse analysis and language teaching, and the analysis of literary discourse.

Critical Discourse Analysis and the Marketization of Public Discourse: The Universities

This paper sets out the author's view of discourse analysis and illustrates the approach with an analysis of discursive aspects of marketization of public discourse in contemporary Britain,

Language, Context, and Text: Aspects of Language in a Social-Semiotic Perspective

This study deals with the linguistic study of texts as a way of understanding how language functions in its immensely varied range of social contexts. The authors adopt a functional approach to

Resources for attitudinal meaning: Evaluative orientations in text semantics

Lexicogrammatical resources enable us to construct attitudinal stances not only toward interlocutors and audiences but also toward the ideational content of propositions and proposals. Seven semantic

Ways of Saying: Ways of Meaning: Selected Papers of Ruqaiya Hasan

This chapter discusses speech Genre, Semiotic Mediation and the Development of Higher Mental Functions, and Ways of Saying: Ways of Meaning Index, a dynamic view of Context in Language.

Informality: Social Theory and Contemporary Practice

Introduction: What is informality? Part 1. Informality and its Assets 1. Defining Informality 2. The growing formlessness and unpredictability of social life 3. Informality and styles of interaction