Discourse Analysis in the Making of Public Policy
Analyzing Public Discourse demonstrates the use of discourse analysis to provide testimony in public policy consultations: from environmental impact statements to changes in laws and policies. Scollon asserts that it is in the best interest of democratic public discourse for all participants in the...
Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge
Language in the Material World
Discourses in Place is essential reading for anyone with an interest in language and the way we communicate. Written by leaders in the field, this text argues that we can only interpret the meaning of public texts like road signs, notices and brand logos by considering the social and physical world...
Published April 24th 2003 by Routledge
The nexus of practice
Mediated Discourse: The Nexus of Practice sets out a discursive theory of human action.Language and action are intimately related. The difficult question to answer is how they are related. Mediated Discourse Theory looks into social relationships to see how the use of language is both a form of...
Published April 12th 2001 by Routledge
A Study of News Discourse
Series: Language In Social Life
Mediated Discourse as Social Interaction makes an explicit link between media studies and social interactionalist discursive research where previously the two fields of study have been treated as separate disciplines. This text presents an integrated theory illustrated by ample concrete examples,...
Published April 9th 1998 by Routledge