1st Edition

Interpreting the Political New Methodologies

Edited By Terrell Carver, Matti Hyvarinen Copyright 1997
    188 Pages
    by Routledge

    192 Pages
    by Routledge

    Uses linguistic and semiotic analytical techniques to interrogate the use of language in the construction of political discourses. An impressively broad range of methodologies is used, each to explore a substantive political issue.

    Chapter 1 Introduction, Terrell Carver, Matti Hyvärinen; Chapter 2 Identity and narrative in prime-time politics, Terrell Carver; Chapter 3 Rhetoric and conversion in student politics, Matti Hyvärinen; Chapter 4 Sex and discourse, Véronique Mottier; Chapter 5 Aspects of Irish political culture, Valerie Bresnihan; Chapter 6 Mapping women, mapping the self, Marja Keränen; Chapter 7 Dimensions of the political, Kari Palonen; Chapter 8 Reading politically, Klaus Sondermann; Chapter 9 Invention and community, Josef Bleicher; Chapter 10 The simulation syndrome, James Der Derian;


    Terrell Carver is a Professor of Political Theory, University of Bristol., Matti Hyvarinen is Research Fellow at the University of Tampere, Finland. Moving between political science and sociology, he has researched and published on social movements, including two books on the Finnish student movement, using autobiographical methodology and theories of rhetoric. He is currently working on the conceptual history of Finnish political culture.