By Paul Chilton

ISBN-10: 0415314712

ISBN-13: 9780415314718

ISBN-10: 0415314720

ISBN-13: 9780415314725

this can be a vital learn for somebody drawn to the way in which language is utilized in the area of politics. in response to Aristotle's premise that we're all political animals, in a position to use language to pursue our personal ends, the booklet makes use of the theoretical framework of linguistics to discover the ways that we expect and behave politically. modern and excessive profile case reviews of politicians and different audio system are used, together with an exam of the damaging impression of a politician's phrases at the defendants within the Stephen Lawrence homicide trial.
International in its standpoint, Analysing Political Discourse additionally considers the altering panorama of political language post-September eleven, together with the expanding use of spiritual imagery within the political discourse of, among others, George Bush.
Written in a full of life and fascinating type, this ebook presents a vital creation to political discourse analysis.

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