This would helped me to really understand and how to apply critical discourse analysis. Other text books on the subject reallt daunted me, but this helped me to get my head around it. Recommended to student studying CDA.
A thorough grounding in all you need to know about conducting this type of analysis. I was told to do 'critical discourse analysis' for my masters and knew nothing about what that meant. This one book helped me go on to conduct a study that achieved a 1st.