Discourse and Power
By (author) Teun A. van Dijk
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Discourse and Power by Teun A. van Dijk
Book DescriptionThis collection brings together some of Teun van Dijk's most important writing, framed by new introductory material. Teun van Dijk is one of the founders of Critical Discourse Studies. Power and domination in society is a timely and relevant subject, touching on issues of racism and media control.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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230574090
(216mm x 137mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 20-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Teun A. van Dijk
Discourse and Knowledge, Hardback (July 2014)
Introduces the new field of epistemic discourse analysis and uses a wide range of examples to illustrate the theory.
Society and Discourse, Paperback (August 2012)
This book presents a theory of context that explains how text and talk are adapted to their social environment.
Discourse Studies, Paperback (March 2011)» View all books by Teun A. van Dijk
A second edition of two classic texts, now in an all-in-one volume. A general introduction to the increasingly influential cross-disciplinary area of discourse studies, this is edited by the key name in the field and has a stellar list of contributors.
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Author Biography - Teun A. van Dijk
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.
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