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Making Sense of Political Ideology: The Power of Language in Democracy

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Making Sense of Political Ideology explores the erosion of ties among ideology, language, and political action. Analyzing political language strategies, it shows how to dissect language so we can better understand a speaker's ideology. The authors define four political positions radical, liberal, conservative, reactionary and apply their techniques to contemporary issues such as the war on terrorism. They emphasize the dangers of staying trapped in political gridlock with no consensus for governmental direction and propose ...

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Making Sense of Political Ideology: The Power of Language in Democracy
2005, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742536715

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Making Sense of Political Ideology: The Power of Language in Democracy
2005, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742536708

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