Shrinking citizenship : discursive practices that limit democratic participation in Latvian politics /
edited by Maria Golubeva and Robert Gould.
Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2010
197 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
9042031336, 9789042031333
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Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2010
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Foreword / Maria Golubeva, Robert Gould -- Some recent discourses of exclusion in the EU / Robert Gould -- pt. 1. The media, the parties and the negotiation of political power in a Baltic landscape. Baltic media structures and the influence of media / Auksė Balčytienė ; Latvian print media as opinion leaders / Anda Rožukalne ; Latvian political party system and the discourse on political parties / Iveta Kažoka -- pt. 2. From rhetoric to political agenda: the construction of ethnic political identity in the Latvian media. The construction of ethnic political identity and the mechanisms of exclusion in the Latvian-language media / Anda Rožukalne ; The discursive construction of "Russian-speakers": the Russian-language media and demarcated political identities in Latvia / Ammon Cheskin -- pt. 3. Historical notions and strategies of exclusion in Latvian politics. Multiculturalism as imperialism: condemnation of social diversity within a discourse of threat and blame / Maria Golubeva ; Moral superiority and the Soviet stigma: parliamentary speech and attribution of blame in political discourses / Maria Golubeva, Iveta Kažoka -- Afterword / Maria Golubeva, Robert Gould.
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