Synopses & Reviews
Wodak and Meyer have collected in this volume contributions fromseveral academic experts in various fields focused on providing a comprehensive and nuanced introduction to critical discourse analysisthrough a range of related topics. New for this edition, the editors have expanded coverage of multimodality, added a couple of chapterson the analysis of online data and social media, and expanded the glossary. Ruth Wodak is a faculty member of Lancaster University inthe UK. Michael Meyer is a faculty member of Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria.Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
is a sophisticated and nuanced introduction to critical discourse analysis (CDA) that covers a range of topics in an accessible, engaging style. With international examples and an interdisciplinary approach, readers gain a rich understanding of the many angles into critical discourse analysis, the fundamentals of how analysis works and examples from written texts, online data and images.
This new edition:
expands coverage of multimodality adds two new chapters on social media and analysis of online data supports learning with a guided introduction to each chapter includes a new and extended glossary
Clearly written, practical and rigorous in its approach, this book is the ideal companion when embarking on research that focuses on discourse and meaning-making.