Dynamics of representation in discourse: immigrants in the British press

Majid KhosraviNik, Michal Krzyzanowski, Ruth Wodak

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Abstract

Refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants (henceforth RASIM) as the outsiders entering the UK have attracted increased attention in the press in Britain within the past few decades. To date, ample research on the representation of migration/migrants in media within critical discourse analysis (CDA) has been carried out on various socio-political (national and international) contexts such as Reisigl and Wodak (2001), Krzy anowski and Wodak (2009), and Wodak (2008) on the Austrian context and van Dijk (1987, 1991) on British context (see KhosraviNik 2010a for a general overview of these studies).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMigrations: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
EditorsMichi Messer, Renee Schroeder, Ruth Wodak
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSpringer
Pages283-296
Number of pages358
ISBN (Print)978-3709109496
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 May 2012

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