Critical Discourse Psychology (CDP)

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DD307 Book 1 Chapter 4 p.100

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Critical Discourse Psychology (CDP)
1 Focus on how language & discourse construct social reality
2 Discourse resources drawn from existing culture
3 Focuses on written or spoken "texts" e.g interviews, diaries, conversation
4 Highlights how people use "interpretive repertories" (commonsense but contradictory explanations)
5 How people adopt or ascribe "subject positions" (attribute identities)
6 Talk rhetorically constructed to provide blame/justification as set in context of supplying a narrative
7 Identifies ideological features of discourse via analysis & investigates how social inequalities are constructed/reconstructed via use of language
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