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Discourse, knowledge, power and politics: towards critical epistemic discourse analysis

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dc.contributor.author Dijk, Teun Adrianus van, 1943-
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament de Traducció i Ciències del llenguatge
dc.date.accessioned 2012-12-19T11:46:16Z
dc.date.available 2012-12-19T11:46:16Z
dc.date.issued 2010-05-05T13:16:06Z
dc.identifier http://hdl.handle.net/2072/50779
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/20021
dc.description.abstract Although both are fundamental terms in the humanities and social sciences, discourse and knowledge have seldom been explicitly related, and even less so in critical discourse studies. After a brief summary of what we know about these relationships in linguistics, psychology, epistemology and the social sciences, with special emphasis on the role of knowledge in the formation of mental models as a basis for discourse, I examine in more detail how a critical study of discourse and knowledge may be articulated in critical discourse studies. Thus, several areas of critical epistemic discourse analysis are identified, and then applied in a study of Tony Blair’s Iraq speech on March 18, 2003, in which he sought to legitimatize his decision to go to war in Iraq with George Bush. The analysis shows the various modes of how knowledge is managed and manipulated of all levels of discourse of this speech.
dc.format 42 p.
dc.format 245856 bytes
dc.format application/pdf
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.rights.uri Aquest document està subjecte a una llicència d'ús de Creative Commons, amb la qual es permet copiar, distribuir i comunicar públicament l'obra sempre que se'n citin l'autor original, la universitat i el departament i no se'n faci cap ús comercial ni obra derivada, tal com queda estipulat en la llicència d'ús (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/es/)
dc.subject.other Anàlisi del discurs polític
dc.subject.other Poder (Ciències socials)
dc.subject.other Llengües - Aspectes polítics
dc.subject.other Blair, Tony,1953-
dc.subject.other Iraq
dc.subject.other Discurs
dc.title Discourse, knowledge, power and politics: towards critical epistemic discourse analysis
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper
dc.date.modified 2012-07-10T07:27:36Z

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