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Fairclough, Norman. 1992. Discourse and social change. Polity Press. viii + 259 pp.
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Book – monograph
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This book proposes to combine linguistic analysis with social and political theory in order to chart social change. The eight chapters deal with the following issues: approaches to discourse analysis; Michel Foucault and discourse analysis; a social theory of discourse; intertextuality; text analysis: constructing social relations and the self; text analysis: constructing social reality; discourse and social change in contemporary society; and doing discourse analysis.

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