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Discourse as Social Interaction - Volume 2

by van Dijk T SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
02/1997
ISBN:
9780803978478
Format:
Pbk 336 pages
Price:
AU$109.00 NZ$111.30
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How do people engage in, and competently manage discourse and interaction with others? How do members of various groups speak among each other and how do they communicate with people of other groups or cultures. What is the role of discourse in the perpetuation or legitimation of sexism or racism?Whether informal, everyday conversations or professional dialogues, people do many things while they are speaking ro writing. Discourse as Social Interaction focuses on the fundamental funtions of text and talk: interactional, social, political and cultural. It illuminates discourse as not merely form and meaning , but also as action, as both shaping and being shaped by culture.

Discourse as Interaction in Society - Teun A van Dijk Discourse Pragmatics - Shoshana Blum-Kulka Conversation Analysis - Anita Pomerantz and B J Fehr Institutional Dialogue - Paul Drew and Marja-Leena Soronjen Gender in Discourse - Cheris Kramarae, Candace West and Michelle Lazar Discourse, Ethnicity, Culture and Racism - Teun A van Dijk et al Organizational Discourse - Dennis Mumby and Robin Clair Discourse and Politics - Paul Chilton and Christina Schaffner Discourse and Culture - Anna Wierzbicka and Cliff Goddard Critical Discourse Analysis - Norman Fairclough and Ruth Wodak Applied Discourse Analysis - Britt-Louise Gunnarsson

'Because of the quality of articles, Discourse as Social Interaction will constitute a very useful accompaniment to any course on discourse' - Language in Society
Teun A. van Dijk is a Visiting Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. From 1980 to 2006 he held a personal chair as Professor of Discourse Studies at the University of Amsterdam. A world leading scholar of discourse studies and author of over 250 books and articles, he edits the SAGE journals Disourse and Society, Discourse Studies, and Discourse and Communication.