Discourse Theory: Language, Politics, and Society

  • Hussein Aftabi Islamic Azad University – Iran
  • Arash Moshfegi Islamic Azad University – Iran
Keywords: discourse theory, discourse analysis, language, society, politics.


This article tries to review definitions of discourse and origin and purposes of discourse analysis. It points out that discourse theory integrates language, power, ideology, politics, and society. Plus, it provides a dynamic domain to analyze social and political phenomena to prove that under the light of discourse theory it is possible to recognize the influences of language on the political and social life of nations.


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Author Biographies

Hussein Aftabi, Islamic Azad University – Iran

PhD. Student in Persian Literature, Faculty of Humanities, Bonab branch, Islamic Azad University, Bonab, Iran.

Arash Moshfegi, Islamic Azad University – Iran

Assistant Professor in Faculty of Humanities, Bonab branch, Islamic Azad University, Bonab, Iran.


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How to Cite
Aftabi, H., & Moshfegi, A. (2019). Discourse Theory: Language, Politics, and Society. Religación. Revista De Ciencias Sociales Y Humanidades, 4(22), 259-267. Retrieved from https://revista.religacion.com/index.php/religacion/article/view/577