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Teun van Dijk is one of the founders of Critical Discourse Studies and this collection brings together some of his most important writing, framed by new introductory material. He examines the role of discourse in the reproduction of power and domination in society and the ways in which media and political elites control access to public discourse.


Description

Teun van Dijk is one of the founders of Critical Discourse Studies and this collection brings together some of his most important writing, framed by new introductory material. He examines the role of discourse in the reproduction of power and domination in society and the ways in which media and political elites control access to public discourse.


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'Discourse and Power is...a valuable and important collection' - Wu-Peng, Jiangsu University Discourse& Communication
 
'This book is very useful in bringing together van Dijk's earlier, well-known work in CDS, and in continuing to promote the interdisciplinary approach to analyzing data.' - Journal of Sociolinguistics


Contents

Preface
Introduction: Discourse and Domination
Structures of Discourse And Structures of Power
Discourse, Power and Access
Critical Discourse Analysis
Discourse and Racism
Discourse and the Denial Of Racism
Political Discourse and Political Cognition.
War Rhetoric of a Little Ally. Political implicatures of Aznar's Legitimization of the War in Iraq
Discourse and Manipulation
Contextualization in Parliamentary Discourse. Aznar, Iraq and the pragmatics of lying
Bibliography
Indexes


Authors

TEUN VAN DIJK is Professor of Critical Discourse Analysis at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain. He holds two honorary doctorates and has lectured widely in many countries, especially in Latin America. He is the editor of The Handbook of Discourse Analysis (4 vols, 1985) the introductory book Discourse Studies (2 vols., 1997) as well as the reader The Study of Discourse (5 vols., 2007). He has founded 6 international journals, Poetics, Text (now Text& Talk), Discourse& Society, Discourse Studies, Discourse& Communication and the internet journal in Spanish Discurso& Sociedad (www.dissoc.org), of which he still edits the latter four.