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1. Title Title of document Subject Index - The Power of Language
 
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Lynne Young; Carleton University, (retired);
 
3. Subject Discipline(s) Linguistics
 
4. Subject Keyword(s) language and power; language and politics; language and society; language and media; critical discourse analysis
 
5. Subject Subject classification sociolinguistics
 
6. Description Abstract The second edition of this highly regarded textbook is designed to introduce students at the tertiary level to both Systemic Functional Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis. It develops critical analytical skills by rooting analysis in SFL methodology so that students can learn to analyze a range of discourse types. Each chapter builds a methodological foundation for the development of critical discourse analytical skills. SFL provides novice analysts with a rich set of resources for CDA and equips them to better reflect on what language is doing and why.

The Power of Language offers explanations along with a range of sample analyses to illustrate theory and provide applications of the methodologies introduced in each chapter. Students not only learn by studying a number of analyses but carry out their own analytical work on other samples, thus gaining experience. Each chapter also includes examples of analyses by well known researchers so that novice analysts become familiar with various approaches to analysis.

This new edition has been thoroughly updated throughout and features an expanded first chapter on language and war; a new second chapter focusing on political fear; an expanded chapter on multimodal communication; and an entirely new chapter on language and social media. Other chapters have been updated with new sample analyses and activities.
 
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd
 
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9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 01-Jan-2018
 
10. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
 
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12. Format File format PDF
 
13. Identifier Uniform Resource Identifier https://journals.equinoxpub.com/books/article/view/35092
 
14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/equinox.35092
 
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Equinox eBooks Publishing; The Power of Language
 
16. Language English=en en
 
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19. Rights Copyright and permissions Copyright 2014 Equinox Publishing Ltd