Critical Discourse Analysis in Historiography: The Case of Hong Kong's Evolving Political Identity

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Springer, Dec 1, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 341 pages
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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Contents

The Discourse of the Outgoing Administration
40
Intercultural Discourses in Hong Kong
115
The Discursive Construction of a New Hong Kong Identity
174
Conclusion
289
Notes
302
References
313
Index
329
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JOHN FLOWERDEW is a Professor in the Department of English, City University of Hong Kong, China, where he has worked since 1989. His main research and teaching interest is discourse analysis in its many varieties and manifestations.