Marx as a Critical Discourse Analyst : The Genesis of a Critical Method and its Relevance to the Critique of Global Capital (with Phil Graham)

Fairclough, Norman & Graham, Philip W. (2010) Marx as a Critical Discourse Analyst : The Genesis of a Critical Method and its Relevance to the Critique of Global Capital (with Phil Graham). In Critical Discourse Analysis : The Critical Study of Language (Second Edition). Routledge, Oxon, United Kingdom and New York, United States of America, pp. 301-346.

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Abstract

In this paper we identify elements in Marx’s economic and political writings that are relevant to contemporary critical discourse analysis (CDA). We argue that Marx can be seen to be engaging in a form of discourse analysis. We identify the elements in Marx’s historical materialist method that support such a perspective, and exemplify these in longitudinal comparison of Marx’s texts.

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ID Code: 76410
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: "Fairclough presents an interdisciplinary approach to the study of discourse viewing language as a form of social practice and focusing on the ways social and political domination are reproduced by text and talk. He provides an historical overview to this important discipline and concentrates on cutting-edge research in the field.
Bringing together papers written by Norman Fairclough over a 25 year period, Critical Discourse Analysis represents a comprehensive and important contribution to the development of this popular field. The book is divided into seven sections covering the following themes: language in relation to ideology and powerdiscourse in processes of social and cultural change dialectics of discourse, dialectical relations between discourse and other moments of social lifemethodology of critical discourse analysis research analysis of political discourse discourse in globalisation and 'transition' critical language awareness in education The new edition has been extensively revised and enlarged to include a total of twenty two papers. It will be of value to researchers in the subject and should prove essential reading for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in Linguistics and other areas of social science."
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Keywords: Marx, Critical Discourse Analysis, Transdisciplinary analysis
ISBN: 9781405858229
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > LINGUISTICS (200400) > Discourse and Pragmatics (200403)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1995, 2010, Taylor & Francis
Deposited On: 01 Oct 2014 00:12
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2016 08:11

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