What can language tell us about society? Looking at a range of genres, from political speeches to internet chat, this book shows how qualitative methods are used to analyse discourses throughout the social sciences. The practical problems of designing and conducting discourse-based research are solved in this key resource for all social scientists.
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Author Biography - Ruth Wodak
RUTH WODAK is Distinguished Professor and Chair of Discourse Studies in the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University. She was previously awarded the Wittgenstein Prize for Elite Researchers and is Head of the Wittgenstein Research Centre 'Discourse, Politics, Identity' at the University of Vienna. She has been published widely in the field of Discourse Analysis and Critical Discourse Studies. MICHAL KRZYZANOWSKI is Research Fellow in the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University and Assistant Professor at the School of English of the Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan. He has been published widely in the field of Discourse Analysis.