Discrimination via discourse

Wodak, Ruth (2015) Discrimination via discourse. In: The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology. Taylor and Francis, pp. 366-383. ISBN 9780415834100

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Abstract

The starting point for a discourse analytical approach to the complex phenomenon of discrimination is to realize that racism, as a social practice and as an ideology, manifests itself discursively and thus through a range of discursive and material practices. On the one hand, discriminatory opinions, stereotypes, prejudices and beliefs are produced and reproduced by means of discourse; and through discourse, discriminatory exclusionary practices are prepared, implemented, justified and legitimated. On the other hand, discourse offers a space in which to criticize, delegitimate and argue against racist opinions and practices, that is, to pursue anti-racist strategies.

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