Language and the Market Society
Critical Reflections on Discourse and Dominance
|Series title:||Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $54.95|
| Book Description: |
Language plays a central role in creating and sustaining the market society--a society, that is, in which market exchange is no longer simply a process, but an all-encompassing social principle. The social domains affected include education, politics and religion. Around the world, government departments have re-defined themselves as service providers; universities produce graduates; job seekers are asked to package themselves more effectively, and there are consultants specializing...