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Discourse as Social Interaction : Discourse Studies: A Multidisciplinary Introductio - Teun A. van Dijk

Discourse as Social Interaction

Discourse Studies: A Multidisciplinary Introductio

By: Teun A. van Dijk (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st February 1997
ISBN: 9780803978478
Number Of Pages: 336

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How do people engage in and competently manage discourse and interaction with others? Whether in informal, everyday conversations or professional dialogues, people do things while they are speaking or writing.

Focusing on the fundamental interactional, social, political and cultural functions of text and talk, this comprehensive volume shows that discourse is not merely form and meaning but also action. This social dimension of discourse is further highlighted by examining the role of social identity and group membership, such as those based on gender, 'race' and ethnicity: How do members of various groups typically speak among each other and how do they communicate with people of other groups or cultures? What is th

`Because of the quality of [its] articles, Discourse as Social Interaction will constitute a very useful accompaniment to any course on discourse' - Language in Society

Discourse as Interaction in Society
Discourse Pragmatics
Conversation Analysis
Institutional Dialogue
Gender in Discourse
Discourse, Ethnicity, Culture and Racism
Organizational Discourse
Discourse and Politics
Discourse and Culture
Critical Discourse Analysis
Applied Discourse Analysis
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ISBN: 9780803978478
ISBN-10: 0803978472
Series: Discourse Studies: A Multidisciplinary Introductio : Book 2
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 1st February 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 15.95  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.52