A critical analysis of prisons as discourse communities: an examination of Whawha prison complex.

Gohodzi, Isheanesu (2013) A critical analysis of prisons as discourse communities: an examination of Whawha prison complex. UNSPECIFIED thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Official URL: http://hdl.handle.net/11408/345

Abstract

This research looks at the prison community as a discourse community. The study also provides a sociolinguistic analysis of the language used at Whawha Medium Offenders Prison. Through the analysis of language the study also explores certain aspects of prison life at Whawha prison complex. The study uses the ‘sociolinguistics theory’. The research examines Whawha Prison Complex as a discourse community, investigates how the inmates at Whawha Prison Complex use language in a peculiar way, explores the origins of cant, slang and jargon used at Whawha Prison Complex and also teaches the way prisoners at Whawha Prison Complex communicate

Item Type: Thesis (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Prison community,Discourse community
Divisions: Universities > State Universities > Midlands State University
Depositing User: Mr. Edmore Sibanda
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2016 09:35
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2016 09:35
URI: http://researchdatabase.ac.zw/id/eprint/3184

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