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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Discourse of Politics in Actionby Professor Ruth Wodak

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 37.00

    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 2009; US$ 37.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Re/reading the pastby J.R. Martin; Ruth Wodak

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 165.00

    Re/reading the Past is concerned with the discourses of history, from the complementary perspectives of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) and Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL). The papers in the book stress the discursive construction of the past, focussing on the different social narratives which compete for official acknowledgement. Issues... more...

  • The Language of Love and Guiltby Ruth Wodak; Muriel Schulz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 158.00

    Although mother and daughter are two central female roles, they have rarely been investigated. The relationship is specific, certainly different than the mother?son or father?daughter relationships. And this difference manifests itself in sex-specific language behavior. Despite ?eternal? features of the mother?daughter relationship, its quality is... more...