1. Representation of Ordinary People in Political Discourse: An ‎Aggregate Critical Discourse Analysis

Hamid Allami; Najmeh Barzegar

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 90-104

Abstract
  This study investigates the representation of ordinary people in the inaugural speeches of two Iranian presidents and their underlying ideologies through the lens of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA). An aggregate model integrating Fairclough’s three-dimensional (1989), Van Dijk’s socio-cognitive ...  Read More

2. The Representation of Social Actors in the Graduate Employability Issue: Online News and the Government Document

Siti Noor Fazelah Mohd Noor

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 82-93

Abstract
  This paper presents the first part of a larger study on the issue of graduate employability in Malaysia as construed in public discourse in English, a language of power in Malaysia. The term employability itself has many definitions depending on the requirements of government and industry, and in the ...  Read More

3. Older Adults as Discursively Constructed in Taiwanese Newspapers: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Chin-Hui Chen

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, , Pages 72-84

Abstract
  This paper uses critical discourse analysis to examine discursive representations of older people in Taiwanese newspapers. A total of 926 references to older people were sampled from 62 articles published in four Taiwanese newspapers from January to August 2013. The findings suggest that, older people ...  Read More