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Title: Discourse and Discrimination: Rhetorics of Racism and Anti-Semitism
Written By: Martin Reisigl
Ruth Wodak

Discourse and Discrimination is a study of how racism, anti-Semitism, and ethnicism are reflected in discourse. Through the analysis of an impressive variety of documents, Reisigl and Wodak present detailed case studies of anti-Semitism, institutional racism, and political xenophobia in Austria. The book provides a survey of different discourse analysis approaches, analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of each, and concludes with the authors' own model of Critical Discourse Analysis. Contents: Preface. Chapter 1. `Race', Racism and Discourse. Chapter 2. The Linguistic and Rhetorical Analysis of Racism and Antisemitism. Chapter 3. The Coding of a Taboo: Antisemitic Discourse in Postwar Austria. Chapter 4. 'Foreigners', `Aliens', and the 1992/3 'Austria First' Petition of Jvrg Haider and the Austrian Freedom Party. Chapter 5: The Political Administration of Social Exculsion. A Discourse Analysis of Authorities' Refusals of Residence Permits for Aliens. Chapter 6. Antisemitism, Racism and Anti-Racism: Challenges for a Critical Discourse Analysis. Bibliography.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415231493
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Pages: 280
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ISBN: 0415231507
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Pages: 280
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