Critical Discourse Analysis in Historiography: The Case of Hong Kong's Evolving Political Identity
The book shows how the study of the evolving discourse employed during a political process spanning more than a decade can provide insights for critical discourse analysis, on the one hand, and understanding of a real world political process on the other, thereby demonstrating the potential role for critical discourse analysis in historiography.
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Apple Daily audience Basic Law Beijing Britain Cantonese change of sovereignty Chapter chief executive Chinese culture Chris Patten colonial concerned Confucianist context create critical critical discourse analysis democracy democratic demonstrated Dijk discursive construction discursive strategies Dr Ting elected emphasis example exhibition extract face Fairclough Flowerdew freedom genres global globalisation government’s governor governorship handover Hong Kong government ideology immigrants important individual intercultural interviews issue Joint Declaration Kong’s Kung Pao language Legislative Council linguistic mainland mainland China major meeting metaphor migrants myth negative newspaper one’s paragraph past patriotism Patten’s discourse policy speech political positive Preparatory Committee present presupposition pro-Beijing pro-democracy promote public discourse question referred reform relations right of abode role RTHK rule of law SCMP Scollon social society Special Administrative Region Ta Kung Pao themes tion Tung Chee-hwa Tung’s Utilitarian discourse values voice Wodak World City