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  • Language, Power and Ideologyby Ruth Wodak

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 147.00

    The topic of Language and Ideology has increasingly gained importance in the linguistic sciences. The general aim of critical linguistics is the exploration of the mechanisms of power which establish inequality, through the systematic analysis of political discourse (written or oral). This reader contains papers on a variety of topics, all related... more...

  • Gender and Discourseby Ruth Wodak

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 62.00

    This collection offers an essential introduction to the ways in which feminist linguistics and critical discourse analysis have contributed to our understanding of gender and sex. The contributors provide both a review of the literature, as well as an opportunity to follow the most recent debates in this area. more...

  • The Discourse of Politics in Actionby Professor Ruth Wodak

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 35.00

    An interdisciplinary study providing first-hand evidence of the everyday lives of politicians; what politicians actually do on 'the backstage' in political organizations. The book offers answers to the widely discussed phenomena of disenchantment with politics and depoliticization. more...

  • The Discourse of Politics in Actionby Professor Ruth Wodak

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 35.00

    An interdisciplinary study providing first-hand evidence of the everyday lives of politicians; what politicians actually do on 'the backstage' in political organizations. The book offers answers to the widely discussed phenomena of disenchantment with politics and depoliticization. more...

  • Discourse and Discriminationby Martin Reisigl; Ruth Wodak

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    Discourse and Discrimination is a study of how racism, antisemitism and ethnicism are reflected in discourse. The authors first survey five established discourse analysis approaches before providing their own model and three case-studies. Drawing on a wide range of sources, they question why racism and anti-Semitism are still virulent worldwide. more...

  • Methods of Critical Discourse Analysisby Professor Ruth Wodak; Michael Meyer

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 50.95

    This book is designed as an introduction to Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) and gives an overview of the various theories and methods associated with this sociolinguistic approach. It also introduces the reader to the leading figures in CDA and the methods to which they are most closely related. The text aims to provide a comprehensive description... more...

  • Critical Discourse Analysisby Dr Gilbert Weiss; Professor Ruth Wodak

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 150.00

    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... more...

  • Handbook of Communication in the Public Sphereby Ruth Wodak; Veronika Koller

    De Gruyter Mouton 2008; US$ 307.00

    This volume brings together research from different traditions which maps the vast territory of language and communication in the public sphere from a variety of angles, including (critical) discourse analysis, genre theory and media studies. The book is divided into the three broad fields of business, politics and media, ensuring the interdisciplinary... more...

  • Communicating Gender in Contextby Helga Kotthoff; Ruth Wodak

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 206.00

    The contributions to the book ?Communicating Gender in Context? deal not only with grammatical gender, but also with discursive procedures for constructing gender as a relevant social category in text and context. Attention is directed to European cultures which till now have come up short in linguistic and discourse analytic gender studies, e.g.,... more...

  • A New Agenda in (Critical) Discourse Analysisby Ruth Wodak; Paul Chilton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 173.00

    Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) has established itself over the past two decades as an area of academic activity in which scholars and students from many different disciplines are involved. It is a field that draws on social theory and aspects of linguistics in order to understand and challenge the discourses of our day. It is time for A New Agenda... more...