Critical Discourse Analysis in Historiography

The Case of Hong Kong’s Evolving Political Identity

  • John Flowerdew

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. The Discourse of the Outgoing Administration

  4. Intercultural Discourses in Hong Kong

  5. The Discursive Construction of a New Hong Kong Identity

  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 289-289
    2. John Flowerdew
      Pages 291-301
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 302-341

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

China discourse discourse analysis globalization historiography history identity sovereignty

Authors and affiliations

  • John Flowerdew
    • 1
  1. 1.City University of Hong KongChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230336841
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Language & Linguistics Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-33685-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-33684-1
  • About this book