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ERIC Number: EJ999242
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Sep
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 73
ISSN: ISSN-0010-096X
Critical Discourse Analysis and Rhetoric and Composition
Huckin, Thomas; Andrus, Jennifer; Clary-Lemon, Jennifer
College Composition and Communication, v64 n1 p107-129 Sep 2012
Over the past two decades, critical discourse analysis has emerged as a major new multidisciplinary approach to the study of texts and contexts in the public sphere. Developed in Europe, CDA has lately become increasingly popular in North America, where it is proving especially congenial to new directions in rhetoric and composition. This essay surveys much of this recent literature, noting how rhet/comp has incorporated CDA methodology in a variety of studies of inequality, ethics, higher education, critical pedagogy, news media, and institutional practices. CDA uses rigorous, empirical methods that are sensitive to both context and theory, making it ideal for the demands of a range of projects being developed in our field.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North America