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Title: Critical Discourse Analysis
Subtitle: Theory and Interdisciplinarity
Edited By: Gilbert Weiss
Ruth Wodak

Can discourse analysis techniques adequately deal with complex social
phenomena? What does 'interdisciplinarity' mean for theory building and the
practise of empirical research? This volume provides an innovative and
original debate on critical theory and discourse analysis, focussing on the
extent to which CDA can and should draw on the theory and methodology of a
range of discilplines within the social sciences. The contributors to the
volume are themselves international and multi-disciplinary, and the
collection is organised to address in turn the development of CDA over the
past two decades, the deabte on interdisciplinarity, impliactions for
discourse - analytical theory and applications.

CONTENTS: Preface - Introduction; G. Weiss and R. Wodak - SECTION ONE:
CRITICAL - Critical Discourse Analysis and the Rhetoric of Critique;
M. Billig - Critical Discourse Analysis and the Development of New
Science; C. Gouveia - Reflexivity and the Doubles of Modern Man - The
Discursive Construction of Anthropological Subject Positions;
INTERDISCIPLINARITY - Critical Discourse Analysis and Evaluative
Meaning; Interdisciplinarity as a Critical Turn; P. Graham - The
Discourse-Knowledge Interface; T. A.van Dijk - Texts and Discourses in the
Technologies of Social Organisation; J. Lemke - Identities in
Flux: Arabs and Jews in Israel; M. Dascal - Political and Somatic
Alignment: Habitus. Ideology and Social Practise; S. Scollon - Voicing the
'Other': Reading and Writing Indigenous Australians; J. Martin -
Activist Sociolinguistics in a Critical Discourse Analysis
Perspective; P. O'Connor - Discourse at Work: When Women Take on the
Role of Managers; L. Martin-Rojo and C. Gomes-Esteban - Cross-Cultural
Representation of 'Otherness' in Media Discourse; C. C. Coulthard -
Interaction Between Visual and Verbal Communication - Changing
Patterns in the Printed Media; C. Anthonissen GILBERT WEISS is a
Research Associate at the Research Center "Discourse, Politics,
Identity" at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Recent publications include
European Union Discourses on Un/employment: An
Interdisciplinary Approach to Employment Policy-Making and
Organisational Change (together with Peter Muntigl and Ruth Wodak,
Amsterdam 2000).

RUTH WODAK is Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of
Vienna and Director of the Research Center "Discourse, Politics,
Identity" at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Most recent publications
include Discourse and Discrimination: Rhetorics of Racism and Antisemitism
(together with Martin Reisigl, London 2001), and
Methods of Critical Discourse Analysis (together with Michael Meyer,
London 2001).

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0333970233
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 336
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0230555144
ISBN-13: 9780230555143
Pages: 296
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99