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The Resource Speaking of Europe : approaches to complexity in European political discourse, edited by Kjersti Fløttum

Speaking of Europe : approaches to complexity in European political discourse, edited by Kjersti Fløttum

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Speaking of Europe : approaches to complexity in European political discourse
Title
Speaking of Europe
Title remainder
approaches to complexity in European political discourse
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kjersti Fløttum
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this chapter we take issue with the widespread view that overinterpretations and speculations are signs of weak research and tendentious treatment of data. This view is damaging to the study of political discourse as it encourages the reproduction of common sense and normalcy. In this chapter we therefore argue for the necessity of speculative readings and overinterpretations in studies of political discourse. Extreme and speculative readings of political language - readings that do too much to the data and that read too much into the texts - are crucial for the fine-grained a
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 320.94/014
  • 320.94014
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P302.77 .S63 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Fløttum, Kjersti
Series statement
Discourse approaches to politics, society and culture,
Series volume
v. 49
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  • Discourse analysis
  • Ethnicity
  • Europe
  • Nationalism
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Communication politique
  • Discours
  • Linguistique
  • UE/CE Union européenne
  • UE/CE Parlement
  • Politiciens
  • Identité nationale
  • UE/CE Etats membres
  • Discourse analysis
  • Ethnicity
  • Nationalism
  • Politics and government
  • Europe
Label
Speaking of Europe : approaches to complexity in European political discourse, edited by Kjersti Fløttum
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Speaking of and within the EU: Introduction -- Speaking to Europe: A Rhetorical approach to Prime Minister Tony Blair's speech to the EU Parliament -- Doing politics or doing media? A linguistic approach to European parliamentary debate -- Quantitative approaches to political discourse: Corpus linguistics and text statistics -- On what is not said and who said it: Argumentative connectives in Nicolas Sarcozy's speeches to the European Parliament -- Voices and identities: The polyphony of Tony Blair and Nicolas Sarcozy at the European Parliament -- The heart of Europe: Synchronic variation and historical trajectories of a political metaphor -- Images and roles of the European Union in the climate change debate: A cognitive approach to metaphors in the European Parliament -- Risky readings: The virtue of overinterpretations and speculations in political discourse analysis
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833766436
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (191 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9789027272034
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)833766436
Label
Speaking of Europe : approaches to complexity in European political discourse, edited by Kjersti Fløttum
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Speaking of and within the EU: Introduction -- Speaking to Europe: A Rhetorical approach to Prime Minister Tony Blair's speech to the EU Parliament -- Doing politics or doing media? A linguistic approach to European parliamentary debate -- Quantitative approaches to political discourse: Corpus linguistics and text statistics -- On what is not said and who said it: Argumentative connectives in Nicolas Sarcozy's speeches to the European Parliament -- Voices and identities: The polyphony of Tony Blair and Nicolas Sarcozy at the European Parliament -- The heart of Europe: Synchronic variation and historical trajectories of a political metaphor -- Images and roles of the European Union in the climate change debate: A cognitive approach to metaphors in the European Parliament -- Risky readings: The virtue of overinterpretations and speculations in political discourse analysis
Control code
833766436
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (191 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027272034
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)833766436

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