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Critical discourse analysis: A search for meaning and power

Motion, Judy; Leitch, Shirley


To be perfectly candid, our early scholarship was driven by a desire to criticize, as well as critique, public relations. With backgrounds in government and environmental activism, we shared political experiences that placed notions of power and resistance at the centre of our understanding of public relations. Yet, as we explored North American public relations scholarship, it became clear that the fi eld lacked theories and methods for analysing power relations. There really was no choice –...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-08-11
Type: Journal article
Book Title: The Routledge Handbook of Critical Public Relations
DOI: 10.4324/9781315852492-19


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