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Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students.

Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sampl
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Language and Power

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Overview

Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students.

Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sampl
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Section A: Introduction 1. Language and power 2. The discourse of institutions and organizations 3. Power and talk 4. Language and gender 5. Language and race 6. Power and the language of humour 7. Language and the law 8. Language and advertising 9. Language in the new capitalism 10. Language and politics 11. Evaluation and re-evaluation: Studying language and power Section B: Development 1. Critical Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis 2. Registers of discourse 3. Studying spoken discourse 4. Gender and power: using the Transitivity model 5. The representation of social actors 6. The discourse of humour and irony 7. Developments in forensic discourse analysis 8. Advertising discourse: methods for analysis 9. Language and new capitalism: developments 10. Studying Political Discourse: Developments 11. Language and power: extending the analysis Section C: Exploration 1. Beginning analysis 2. Exploring Register and Ideology 3. Power and resistance in spoken discourse 4. Analysing gender 5. A workshop on the representation of social actors 6. Analysing humour and power 7. Analysing language in the legal context 8. Analysing advertisements 9. Analysing the language of New Capitalism 10. Analysing political discourse 11. Practicing corpus-assisted Critical Discourse Analysis Section D: Extension 1. Critical Linguistics, Roger Fowler and Gunther Kress 2. Bureaucracy and social control, Srikant Sarangi and Steff Slembrouck 3. Power and resistance in police interviews, Kate Haworth 4. Masculinity and men’s magazines, Bethan Benwell 5. Discourse and the denial of racism, Theo van Dijk 6. Humour and hatred, Michael Billig 7. Forensic Linguistics, Malcolm Coulthard 8. Language style and life style, David Machin and Theo van Leeuwen 9. Language in the global service economy, Deborah Cameron 10. Critical Metaphor Analysis, Jonathan Charteris-Black 11. Speaking sincerely, Martin Montgomery

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