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The power of language : how discourse influences society / Lynne Young, Michael Fitzgerald and Saira Fitzgerald.

By: Young, Lynne (Linguist).
Contributor(s): Fitzgerald, Michael (Author of The power of language) | Fitzgerald, Saira.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Equinox textbooks and surveys in linguistics.Publisher: Sheffield, South Yorkshire ; Bristol, CT : Equinox Publishing Ltd., 2018Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xii, 381 p. ; 24 cm.Subject(s): Discourse analysis -- Social aspects | Functionalism (Linguistics) | | Humanities, English November2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Power of languageDDC classification: 401.41
Contents:
Language and international conflict -- Language and political fear -- Language and racism -- Language and advertising -- Language and organizations -- Language in modern trends -- Power in spoken language -- Multimodal communication -- Language and social media.
Summary: The second edition of this highly regarded textbook is designed to introduce students at the tertiary level to both Systemic Functional Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis. It develops critical analytical skills by rooting analysis in SFL methodology so that students can learn to analyze a range of discourse types.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Language and international conflict --
Language and political fear --
Language and racism --
Language and advertising --
Language and organizations --
Language in modern trends --
Power in spoken language --
Multimodal communication --
Language and social media.

The second edition of this highly regarded textbook is designed to introduce students at the tertiary level to both Systemic Functional Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis. It develops critical analytical skills by rooting analysis in SFL methodology so that students can learn to analyze a range of discourse types.

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