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Discursive Construction of National Identity

ISBN-10: 0748637346

ISBN-13: 9780748637348

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Ruth Wodak, Karin Liebhart, Martin Reisigl, Rudolf De Cillia

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How do we construct national identities in discourse? This text analyzes discourses of national identity in Europe with particular attention to Austria.
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List price: $32.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 1/19/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

BEATRICE ALLEGRANTInbsp;is a choreographer (for dance theatre and film), clinical practitioner (in the UK NHS in adult mental health, special needs schools and in private practice) and is a researcher and convener on the Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA at Roehampton University, UK. A key focus of her work is on embodiment or how we can �be in� and develop our relationship with our bodies through integrating dance movement, psychosocial and biological processes and understandings of human agency. Visit authors website: www.embodiedpractice.co.ukRUTH WODAK is Distinguished Professor of Discourse Studies at the Department of Linguistics, Lancaster University, UK (and affiliated to the University of Vienna). Besides various other prizes, she was awarded the Wittgenstein Prize for Elite Researchers in 1996. She has published widely on (European and national) Identity Politics, Racism and Discrimination, Multilingualism and Language Policies, and Politics of the Past.

Ruth Wodak is distinguished professor of discourse studies at Lancaster University. Rudolf de Cillia is professor of applied linguistics at the University of Vienna. Martin Reisigl is a lecturer in the Department of Linguistics, University of Vienna. Karin Liebhart is a researcher in the Department of Political Science, University of Vienna.

Preface to the Second, Extended Edition
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Discursive Construction of National Identity
On Austrian Identity: The Scholarly Literature
The Public Arena: Commemorative Speeches and Addresses
Semi-Public Discussions: The Focus Group Interviews
Semi-Private Opinions: The Qualitative Interviews
Conclusion: Imagined and Real Identities - the Multiple Faces of the homo nationalis
The `Story' Continues: 1995-2008
Speeches Studied in Chapter 4
Speeches and Interviews Studied in Chapter 8
Bibliography
Index