Analysing Newspapers: An Approach from Critical Discourse by John Richardson

By John Richardson

Analysing Newspapers presents scholars of journalism, verbal exchange stories and discourse research with a scientific, discourse-based framework for the serious examine of newspaper reporting. Assuming no earlier wisdom of discursive idea, the booklet explores how the language of journalism works--its energy, its functionality and its results. utilizing wide-ranging and hugely topical case experiences and examples, scholars are proven discourse research of journalism "in action". making a choice on and exploring key linguistic ideas and instruments, Richardson presents a close creation to a realistic version of severe discourse research which scholars should be capable of practice to their very own newspaper learn.

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Twelve units opened seven days a week, seventeen units opened five days a week and all but one unit also offered day-patient admission. Units were similar in size irrespective of geographical area served. Admission rates varied but length of stay and throughput per bed were less diverse. Median length of assessment admission was six weeks with only four units reporting assessment admissions lasting longer than two months. 2). It was very rare for treatment admissions to last over one year. 3. There were striking differences between units.

School Provision of specialised schooling is essential for in-patient functioning. Eight units had dedicated schools on site whereas the other units in this survey shared school facilities with other patient groups. Eighteen units had a headteacher and two a teacher in charge; eleven had no teaching ancillary staff. 5). In all but two units the local education authority funded the school. Treatment philosophy The data did not support the view that in-patient units show a variety of idiosyncratic styles.

Units used a variety of methods of time out, ranging from the child sitting on a special chair or bench in a communal area (11 units) to using the child’s own bedroom or dormitory (10 units). Five units had a dedicated time out room. For only one unit was a room with a lockable door used for time out. Thirteen units considered that parental consent for time out was covered by pre-admission agreements and unit information policy. Five units sought general pre-admission consent from the child whilst only one unit obtained specific consent 14 Current practice at the time the treatment was prescribed.

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