Critical discourse analysis in political studies.

Farrelly, Michael (2010) Critical discourse analysis in political studies. Politics, 30 (2). pp. 98-104. ISSN 0263-3957

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Abstract

In the first sections of this article I give a simple and general account of critical discourse analysis (CDA) and how it might contribute to the theoretical and methodological repertoire of political studies through its discourse-dialectical theory of how discourse figures as an aspect of social practices without reducing those practices to discourse. In the final section I give a short illustrative example of how a CDA approach to detailed textual analysis might also be applied to specific texts (or groups of texts) in the political arena: in the example I take the press release in which the national UK government heralded its recent ‘empowerment’ White Paper, ‘Communities in Control’.

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Journal Article
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Politics
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34040
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Deposited On:
18 Aug 2010 08:05
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Yes
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Published
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