An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method / Edition 3

An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method / Edition 3

by James Paul Gee
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415585708

ISBN-13: 9780415585705

Pub. Date: 08/10/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

"Discourse analysis considers how language, both spoken and written, enacts social and cultural perspectives and identities. In this book, James Paul Gee introduces the field and presents his unique integrated approach to it." "An Introduction to Discourse Analysis incorporates perspectives from a variety of approaches and disciplines, including applied linguistics,…  See more details below

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"Discourse analysis considers how language, both spoken and written, enacts social and cultural perspectives and identities. In this book, James Paul Gee introduces the field and presents his unique integrated approach to it." "An Introduction to Discourse Analysis incorporates perspectives from a variety of approaches and disciplines, including applied linguistics, education, psychology, anthropology, and communication, to help students and scholars from a range of backgrounds to formulate their own views on discourse and engage in their own discourse analysis." The second edition has been completely revised and updated and contains substantial new material and examples of oral and written language, ranging from group discussions with children, adults, students, and teachers to conversations, interviews, academic texts, and policy documents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415585705
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/10/2010
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Building tasks10
3Tools of inquiry and discourses20
4Social languages, conversations, and intertextuality35
5Situated meanings and discourse models53
6Discourse models71
7Discourse analysis94
8Processing and organizing language118
9Sample of discourse analysis 1137
10Sample of discourse analysis 2153
11Sample of discourse analysis 3166
AppGrammar in communication182

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