Critical Discourse Studies in Context and Cognition

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Critical Discourse Studies (CDS) is an exciting research enterprise in which scholars are concerned with the discursive reproduction of power and inequality. However, researchers in CDS are increasingly recognising the need to investigate the cognitive dimensions of discourse and context if they want to fully account for any connection between language, legitimisation and social action. This book presents a collection of papers in CDS concerned with various ideological discourses. Analyses are firmly rooted in linguistics and cognition constitutes a major focus of attention. The chapters, which are written by prominent researchers in CDS, come from a broad range of theoretical perspectives spanning pragmatics, cognitive psychology and cognitive linguistics. The book is essential reading for anyone working at the cutting edge of CDS and especially for those wishing to explore the central place that cognition must surely hold in the relationship between discourse and society.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
vii–viii
Introduction
Christopher Hart
1–6
(Critical) Discourse analysis and pragmatics: Commonalities and differences
Martin Reisigl
7–26
Discourse, knowledge, power and politics: Towards critical epistemic discourse analysis
Teun A. van Dijk
27–64
Constraining Context: A Pragmatic Account of Cognitive Manipulation
Didier Maillat and Steve Oswald
65–80
Axiological Proximization
Piotr Cap
81–96
Critical Discourse Analysis and Cognitive Linguistics as tools for ideological research: A diachronic analysis of feminism
Begoña Nuñez-Perucha
97–118
Analysing lesbian identity in discourse: Combining discourse-historical and socio-cognitive approaches
Veronika Koller
119–142
The Ideological Construction of European Identities: A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Linguistic Representation of the Old vs. New Europe Debate
Christine S. Sing
143–170
Moving beyond metaphor in the cognitive linguistic approach to CDA: Construal operations in immigration discourse
Christopher Hart
171–192
Effective vs. Epistemic Stance and Subjectivity in Political Discourse: Legitimising Strategies and Mystification of Responsibility
Juana I. Marín Arrese
193–224
Notes on contributors
225–228
Index
229–232
“CDA, and by extension CDS generally, is well served by this new collection of nine chapters, which make use of advances in the cognitive sciences to address both contextual and cognitive factors affecting language in use.”
“The papers in this volume offer new frameworks of critical discourse research from a broad cognitive perspective. [...] Without doubt, this volume can be used as a good reference for students and researchers who are interested in the theory and practice of CDS and cognitive linguistics.”
“Christopher Hart’s edited collection is an important step forward in combining the cognitive turn and the critical turn in the study of human discourse. The rich developments that have been seen in this area over recent decades are ripe for scrutiny and consolidation. In this volume leading scholars in overlapping areas of enquiry show how discourse analysis, linguistics, cognitive science and social theory may be brought together in an enriched paradigm for critical studies.”
“The book is essential reading for anyone working at the cutting edge of CDS and especially for those wishing to explore the central place that cognition must surely hold in the relationship between discourse and society.”
Subjects
BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2011019488
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Barajas, Elías Domínguez
2015. Learning from mistakes: Using audio-recorded transcription errors to probe the sociocognitive paradigm in language processing. Discourse Studies 17:3  pp. 259 ff. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461445615571196
Berger, Cynthia, Eric Friginal & Jennifer Roberts
2017. Representations of immigrants and refugees in US K-12 school-to-home correspondence: an exploratory corpus-assisted discourse study. Corpora 12:2  pp. 153 ff. https://doi.org/10.3366/cor.2017.0115
Chang, Gordon C., Kerstin Lueck & Hugh B. Mehan
2013. Evidencing international threat. Journal of Language and Politics 12:1  pp. 29 ff. https://doi.org/10.1075/jlp.12.1.02cha
Edwards, Rachel
2013. The role of fear and envy in the discursive construction of the Beijing Olympics in British broadsheets. Critical Discourse Studies 10:3  pp. 275 ff. https://doi.org/10.1080/17405904.2013.789974
Harder, Peter
2014. National identity: Conceptual models, discourses and political change: ‘Britishness’ in a social cognitive linguistics. Cognitive Linguistic Studies 1:1  pp. 22 ff. https://doi.org/10.1075/cogls.1.1.02har
Hart, Christopher
2017. Metaphor and intertextuality in media framings of the (1984–1985) British Miners’ Strike: A multimodal analysis. Discourse & Communication 11:1  pp. 3 ff. https://doi.org/10.1177/1750481316683291
Kopytowska, Monika
2015. IDEOLOGY OF ‘HERE AND NOW'. Critical Discourse Studies 12:3  pp. 347 ff. https://doi.org/10.1080/17405904.2015.1013485
Langlotz, Andreas & Danièle Klapproth Muazzin
2014.  In The Expression of Inequality in Interaction [Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 248],  pp. 105 ff. https://doi.org/10.1075/pbns.248.05lan
Liu, Ke & Fang Guo
2016. A Review on Critical Discourse Analysis. Theory and Practice in Language Studies 6:5  pp. 1076 ff. https://doi.org/10.17507/tpls.0605.23
Partington, Alan
2014. Mind the gaps: The role of corpus linguistics in researching absences. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 19:1  pp. 118 ff. https://doi.org/10.1075/ijcl.19.1.05par
Zhen-qiang, Fan
2013. Book review: Christopher Hart, Critical Discourse Analysis and Cognitive Science: New Perspectives on Immigration DiscourseHartChristopher, Critical Discourse Analysis and Cognitive Science: New Perspectives on Immigration Discourse, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010; xiii + 219 pp.: ISBN 9780 230279506, £52.50 (hbk).. Discourse & Communication 7:2  pp. 245 ff. https://doi.org/10.1177/1750481312472972b

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