Language and Racism
The Power of Language - How Discourse Influences Society Second Edition - Lynne Young
Lynne Young [+]
Carleton University, (retired)
Lynne Young recently retired as Associate Professor in the School of Linguistics and Language Study at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. She plans to continue her research in Systemic Functional Linguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis as well as in new areas of Discourse Analysis.She is currently working on a second edition of this book with Michael Fitzgerald and Saira Fitzgerald, to be published at the end of 2015.
Michael Fitzgerald [+]
Michael Fitzgerald has a doctorate in the philosophy of international development from the National University of Singapore, and has worked on development projects in Southeast Asia and East Africa. He is a writing and research consultant and a data analyst.
Saira Fitzgerald [+]
Saira Fitzgerald is currently pursuing her doctorate in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. She has worked in educational development in East Africa, Asia, the Middle East and North America.
Chapter 3 examines how, in subtle and more overt ways, discourses can play an important role in producing and reproducing racism. Analysis in this chapter focuses on another aspect of SFL methodology – the Interpersonal Metafunction – which concerns the attitudes and stances of interactants on this issue.