Discourse and Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe

Hardcover | December 19, 2008

EditorA. Galasinska, M. Krzyzanowski, Micha? Krzy?anowski

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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.

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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.

ALEKSANDRA GALASINSKA is Senior Research Fellow in European Studies at the History and Governance Research Institute, University of Wolverhampton, UK. Her main research interests focus on ethnographic and discursive aspects of lived experience of post-communism and post-enlargement migration. MICHAL KRZYZANOWSKI is Research Fellow at ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:December 19, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230521029

ISBN - 13:9780230521025

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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 Latvias Media Landscape--G.Hogan-Brun
The (Re)Construction of Refugees in Slovenian Media--I..agar
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.Nosl
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