Language and power

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Longman, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 226 pages
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Language and Power is about how language works to maintain and change power relations in contemporary society, and how understanding these processes can enable people to resist and change them. Substantial changes in social life have taken place in the decade since the original publication, which have changed the nature of unequal power relations, and therefore the agenda for the critical study of language. In this second edition, Norman Fairclough brings the discussion completely up-to-date with the inclusion of a new chapter covering the 'globalisation' of power relations and the development of the internet in relation to language and power.

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Read this a long time ago and it was one of a small number of texts which reframed how I thought about language use in many contexts. Interesting stuff. Read full review

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Norman Fairclough is very famous and considered to be the father of Critical discourse analysis, but the most notable thing is his works is that he is making a comparison between the society and the ... Read full review

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Contents

Discourse as social practice
14
Discourse and power
36
Discourse common sense and ideology
64
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ANTH 117/LING 117, LANGUAGE AND POWER
ANTH 117 LANGUAGE AND POWER. Claudia Strauss, Fall 2007 ... Norman Fairclough, Language and Power. Margaret Wetherell et al., Discourse Theory and Practice ...
www.pitzer.edu/ academics/ faculty/ strauss/ syllabus%20for%20117-07.pdf

Linguistics and Education : Language and Power in Bourdieu: On ...
Language and Power in Bourdieu: On Hasan's “The Disempowerment Game”. Lilie Chouliaraki Corresponding Author Contact Information ...
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Language in the Courtroom
Language and power in the courtroom. It has been argued that language has become the 'primary ... Language and Power. London: Longman. Gumperz, John. 1982. ...
www.ljp.utk.edu/ iafl/ 1997/ abstracts/ lang_courtroom.htm

Language and Power
Language and Power. Norman Fairclough. London: Longman. 2001. Description. Language and Power is about how language works to maintain and change power ...
www.fask.uni-mainz.de/ inst/ iaa/ anglophonie/ second/ biblio/ Language%20and%20Power.pdf

Research on Language andpower: Talking Empowerment?
language and power: Rampton (differences in the language use and lin- ... with respect to language and power leads these authors to treat them as ...
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Norman Fairclough - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Language and Power (1989; now in a revised second edition 2001) explored the .... Talbot, M., K. Atkinson & D. Atkinson (2003) Language and Power in the ...
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Preface: Power of Language and Power behind Language -- Ng 14 (4 ...
Power of Language and Power behind Language. Sik Hung Ng. Victoria University of Wellington. References. Bales, rf (1956). Interaction process analysis. ...
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Developing Curriculum and Audience: The Case of the Module ...
The module “Language and Power” was constructed a decade ago to address the language ... Language and Power. There has been a great deal of discussion on ...
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ICS Events
This term’s ICS discussion group will look at some of the issues surrounding language and power in academic research. Each of the four sessions will explore ...
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Recent work includes Fairclough's own Language and Power (1989) and. Phillipson's Linguistic Imperialism (1992). It is not, in other words, a neutral ...
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About the author (2001)

Norman Fairclough is the author of "Language and Power" (Longman, 1989). His main areas of interest are critical approaches to language and discourse analysis.

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