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The Language of Politics (Intertext)

The Language of Politics (Intertext)
Author: Adrian Beard
ISBN 13: 9780415201780
ISBN 10: 415201780
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1999-11-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 132
List Price: $28.95

The Language of Politics:
* examines how both politicians and commentators describe political stances
* explores some of the most common linguistic features to be found in political speeches
* analyses electioneering through various written texts including manifestos, posters and pamphlets
* looks at how politicians answer questions both in the media and in parliament
* includes examples of political discourse from Britain, America and Australia
* has a comprehensive glossary of terms.