Discourse and Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe by A. GalasinskaDiscourse and Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe by A. Galasinska

Discourse and Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe

byA. GalasinskaEditorM. Krzyzanowski, Micha? Krzy?anowski

Hardcover | December 19, 2008

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This volume explores the discursive nature of post-1989 social change in Central and Eastern Europe. Through a set of national case studies, the construction of post-communist transformation is explored from the point of view of accelerating and unique dynamics of linguistic and discursive practices.
BRIAN P. BENNETT Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Niagara University, USA BRIGITTA BUSCH Senior Research Fellow, Department of Applied Linguistics, University of Vienna, Austria DARIUSZ GALASI?SKI Professor of Discourse and Cultural Studies, University of Wolverhampton, UK GABRIELLE HOGAN-BRUN Senior Research Fellow at the Uni...
Title:Discourse and Transformation in Central and Eastern EuropeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:243 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.87 inPublished:December 19, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230521029

ISBN - 13:9780230521025


Table of Contents

Tables and Figures Notes on Contributors Introduction: Discourses of Social and Political Transformation in the 'New Europe'; M.Krzyzanowski & A.Galasinska Theorising and Analysing Social Change in Central and Eastern Europe: The Contribution of (Critical) Discourse Analysis; M.Krzyzanowski & R.Wodak PART I: TRANSFORMATION(S) OF THE PUBLIC SPHERE (I) - DISCOURSES OF MEDIA AND PUBLIC POLICY Reflecting Social Heteroglossia and Accommodating Diverse Audiences: A Challenge to the Media; B.Busch Contesting Social Space through Language Education Debates in Latvia's Media Landscape; G.Hogan-Brun The (Re)Construction of Refugees in Slovenian Media; I.Ž.Žagar PART II: TRANSFORMATION(S) OF THE PUBLIC SPHERE (II) - DISCOURSES OF POLITICS, INSTITUTIONS AND ECONOMY On the 'Europeanisation' of Identity Constructions in Polish Political Discourse after 1989; M.Krzyzanowski Governing Abandoned Children: The Discursive Construction of Space in the Case of 'Babybox'; I.Nosál Critical Juncture: Church Slavonic and the Discourse of Cultural Preservation in Post-Soviet Russia; B.P.Bennett Narrating Transition in East German Company Histories; H.Kelly-Holmes PART III: TRANSFORMATION(S) OF THE SEMI-PUBLIC/SEMI-PRIVATE AND PRIVATE SPHERES - DISCOURSE AND THE EXPERIENCE OF TRANSFORMATION 'Mea culpa': The Social Production of Public Disclosure and Reconciliation with the Past; C.Tileaga Small Stories Fight Back: Narratives of Polish Economic Migration on an Internet Forum; A.Galasinska Narratives of Disenfranchised Self in the Polish Post-Communist Reality; D.Galasinski Notes References Index