Ruth Wodak

Ruth Wodak (born 12 July 1950 in London) is an Austrian linguist, who is Emeritus Distinguished Professor and Chair in Discourse Studies in the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University and Professor in Linguistics at the University of Vienna.

Her research is mainly located in discourse studies and in critical discourse analysis. Together with her former colleagues and Ph.D students in Vienna (Rudolf de Cillia, Gertraud Benke, Helmut Gruber, Florian Menz, Martin Reisigl, Usama Suleiman, Christine Anthonissen), she elaborated the Discourse Historical Approach, an interdisciplinary, problem-oriented approach to analysing the change of discursive practices over time and in various genres.

She is member of the editorial board of a range of linguistic journals, co-editor of ''Discourse and Society'', [ Critical Discourse Studies], and of the [ Journal of Language and Politics]. She was the founding editor (together with Paul Chilton) of the book series [ Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture]. She was also section editor of "Language and Politics" for the Second Edition of the Elsevier ''Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics''. Ruth Wodak chaired the Humanities and Social Sciences Panel for EURYI Award, in the European Science Foundation from 2006 to 2008. Provided by Wikipedia

by Wodak, Ruth
Published 2013
Bloomsbury Academic
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by Berger, Ernst, Wodak, Ruth
Published 2018
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden

by Titscher, Stefan, Wodak, Ruth, Meyer, Michael, Vetter, Eva
Published 1998
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften

Published 1997
Springer Netherlands
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Published 2012
Springer Vienna
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Published 2009
Palgrave Macmillan UK
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