A Discourse Analysis
of Galatians and the New Perspective on Paul
Critical Discourse Analysis
(CDA) is concerned with analyzing social practices by demystifying specific patterns in different kinds of discourse.
If language plays a significant role in every creative activity, it is used as a tool and weapon in critical discourse analysis
. Language is more than just a means of communication with others.
is an interdisciplinary field affected by different humanities studies, in particular, linguistics, philosophy and Lacanian Psycho-analysis.
Lamia Al Kooheji who presented a copy of her book entitled "Discourse Analysis
in the Bahraini Parliament".
The author, a senior researcher in comparative religion at Abo Akademi University in Finland, brings a discourse analysis
theory and methodology--heavily influenced by the work of Norman Fairclough--to the study of how churches have been impacted and changed by "processes of marketization and mediatization" (9).
In chapter 4--"Ideological Aspects of Corporate Identity and Discourse: Towards Ecological Discourse Analysis
"--we find an explanation of the notion of discourse and then of another essential, yet nebulous, notion of ideology.
To understand various hidden agendas carried by the language, critical discourse analysis
offers best analytical tools.
In addition to contributions in philosophical and theoretical domains (qualitative) the book also presents a systematic and scientific quantitative research methodological approach for researchers to follow and conduct content, document and discourse analysis
, which are influential contemporary methodological approaches in the discipline of International Relations.
Because a TV newscast constitutes a particular type of discourse and a specific type of sociocultural practice (Van-Dijk, 2013), discourse analysis
techniques (Charaudeau, 2002) have been applied to analyze the newscast structure at various levels of description, considering properties such as the overall topics addressed, schematic forms used and its stylistic and rhetorical dimensions (Cheng, 2012; Silva, 2008).
Discourse, Feminist Critical Discourse Analysis
, socio-cognitive representations
The selected data is analysed from critical discourse studies perspective, and Fairclough's (1989) dialectical- relational approach to critical discourse analysis
, especially description stage of his model regarding text/textual analysis, is applied for the analysis of the selected discourses on the Afghan national identity.