Books tagged: discourse analysis

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Why They Do It: Beliefs & Emotional Gratification Lead to Violence
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Beliefs and emotional gratification are core issues in violent acts. Other explanations such as mental illness and being victims themselves take second place to belief systems. Through case studies, the author shows how beliefs and gratification are central to understanding and preventing violence
Finding Answers in Questions: A written discourse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
This is based on a study of comprehension questions found in various TEFL textbooks. It explains various cohesive devices you may find in questions and how to conduct a study of the questions in order to find answers within the text.
The Ideal Within: A discourse and hegemony theoretical analysis of the international anticorruption discourse
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Price: Free! Words: 131,480. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The doctoral dissertation analyses the international anticorruption discourse by the World Bank, UNDP and Transparency International, drawing out implicit conceptions of an ideal uncorrupted society. International anticorruption discourse is found to be broadly reflective of what can be called advanced liberal ideals of governing.