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Wer oder was ist »fremd«? Diskurshistorische Analyse fremdenfeindlicher Rhetorik in Österreich

Wodak, Ruth and Köhler, Katharina (2010) Wer oder was ist »fremd«? Diskurshistorische Analyse fremdenfeindlicher Rhetorik in Österreich. Sozialwissenschaftliche Studien, 1. pp. 33-55.

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    Abstract

    A wide variety of linguistic means is being used to construe the alien or foreign »other«. The Discourse-Historical Approach of Critical Discourse Analysis combines the in-depth analysis of linguistic utterances with a systematic analysis of their context. We apply this approach for the study of examples from recent election campaigns – the Graz municipal election 2008 and the Austrian EU election 2009. In this article we focus on linguistic as well as visual forms of communication, which combine text and images. The analysis of open and implicit constructions of excluding (segregating) statements documents the presence of xenophobic rhetoric not only on the right margins of the political spectrum, but also in the political centre.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Sozialwissenschaftliche Studien
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Critical Discourse Analysis – Discourse-Historical Approach ; visual argumentation ; topos of threat ; topos of abuse ; discursive strategy of calculated ambivalence
    Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
    Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Linguistics & English Language
    ID Code: 32267
    Deposited By: Prof Ruth Wodak
    Deposited On: 17 Mar 2010 16:07
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 28 Feb 2013 14:50
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/32267

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