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Antiamerikanismus in Deutschland

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Book Series: Kulturen der Gesellschaft ISBN: 9783837633887 9783839433881 Year: DOI: 10.14361/9783839433881 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103352
Subject: Sociology
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Politische Diskurse und sozialwissenschaftliche Debatten ringen gleichermaßen um eine angemessene Unterscheidung von antiamerikanischen Vorurteilen und legitimer Kritik an den USA. Felix Knappertsbusch leistet einen innovativen Beitrag zur Überwindung dieser Definitionsprobleme, indem er antiamerikanische Sprachgebräuche in Deutschland auf deren Funktionen bei der Herstellung diskriminierender gesellschaftlicher Verhältnisse befragt. Seine detaillierten Analysen von Interview- und Umfragedaten zeigen, wie Antiamerikanismus bei der Reproduktion nationalistischer Identitätskonstruktionen mit fremdenfeindlicher, rassistischer und antisemitischer Rhetorik zusammenspielt.

Rechtspopulismus und Hegemonie

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Book Series: Kultur und Kollektiv ISBN: 9783837637120 9783839437124 Year: DOI: 10.14361/9783839437124 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103372
Subject: Political Science
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Die Schweizerische Volkspartei ist binnen 25 Jahren von einer braven Klientelpartei zum politischen Taktgeber avanciert. Sie ist nicht nur die stärkste politische Kraft des Landes, sondern auch ein Vorbild des europäischen Rechtspopulismus. Marius Hildebrand beleuchtet die Karriere der SVP mithilfe der formalen Populismustheorie Ernesto Laclaus. Im Unterschied zu sozialstrukturellen und ideologiekritischen Analysen, die den Populismus als Anomalie perspektivieren, wird er hier als Effekt einer diskursiven Transformation der politischen Schweiz betrachtet.

Congoism

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ISBN: 9783837640373 9783839440377 Year: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14361/9783839440377 Language: English
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101959
Subject: History
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To justify the plundering of todays Democratic Republic of the Congo, U.S. intellectual elites have continuously produced dismissive Congo discourses. Tracing these discourses in great depth and breadth for the first time, Johnny Van Hove shows how U.S. intellectuals (and their influential European counterparts) have been using the Congo in similar fashions for their own goals. Analyzing intellectuals as diverse as W.E.B. Du Bois, Joseph Conrad, and David Van Reybrouck, the book offers a theorization of Central West Africa, a case study of normalized narratives on the »Other«, and a stirring wake up call for all contemporary writers on international history and politics.

Patterns of Symbolic Violence

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Book Series: Interdisciplinary Studies in Antigypsyism ISBN: 9783947732470 9783947732487 Year: Pages: 122 DOI: 10.17885/heiup.483 Language: English
Publisher: Heidelberg University Publishing (heiUP)
Subject: Social Sciences
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Drawing on a number of paradigmatic works of art, the book explores the motif of ‘gypsy’ child-theft and its visualisations. The analytical focus is on the colour coding of bodies in texts and images and their racialised/anti-gypsy uses. Offering a comprehensive survey of the motif’s adaptations to different visual media, the author elaborates on its multiple layers of meaning and functions. The analysis starts with a critical review of Cervantes’ tale “La gitanilla”, moving through seventeenth-century Dutch history painting to take a cursory look at nineteenth-century printed images, and end up with an annotated filmography of 49 cinematic works.

(Fremd)Körper

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ISBN: 9783205203032 Year: Pages: 345 Seiten Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 535
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The ideology of purity-of-blood (limpieza de sangre) dividedearly modern Iberian society into two different classes: OldChristians and New Christians. New Christians, i.e. Conversos (converted Jews) and Moriscos (convertedMuslims), but also their offspring, were thought to be inferior Christians and always tending towards apostasy. At the turn of the 17th century an increased interest in bodily markers to proof the presumed inferiority of the so-called NewChristians can be observed. The book focusses on the question how the apologists of the purity-of-blood statutesused the idea of inherited bodily markers to promote agenealogical racism in early modern Iberia.

Online Hate Speech in the European Union: A Discourse-Analytic Perspective

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Book Series: SpringerBriefs in Linguistics ISSN: 2197-0009 ISBN: 9783319726038 9783319726045 Year: Pages: 90 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72604-5 Language: English
Publisher: Springer Grant: European Commission
Subject: Linguistics
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This open access book reports on research carried out as part of the European Union co-funded C.O.N.T.A.C.T. project which targeted hate speech and hate crime across a number of EU member states. It showcases the bearing that discourse analytic research can have on our understanding of this phenomenon that is a growing global cause for concern.Although ‘hate speech’ is often incorporated in legal and policy documents, there is no universally accepted definition, which in itself warrants research into how hatred is both expressed and perceived. The research project synthesises discourse analytic and corpus linguistics techniques, and presents its key findings here. The focus is especially on online comments posted in reaction to news items that could trigger discrimination, as well as on the folk perception of online hate speech as revealed through semi-structured interviews with young individuals across the various partner countries.

Racial Profiling

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Book Series: Postcolonial Studies ISBN: 9783839441459 9783837641455 Year: Pages: 336 DOI: 10.14361/9783839441459 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag
Subject: Sociology
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Racist police checks are part of everyday life in Europe. They make it dramatically visible who is not considered a fellow citizen. While much of the dominance society finds this racist practice normal, more and more people are no longer prepared to accept it without resistance. The volume brings together scientific, artistic and activist contributions to the social backgrounds and modes of action of racial profiling and the possibilities of intersectional anti-racist resistance. The focus is on Switzerland, supplemented by perspectives from authors who are familiar with the German context.

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