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Arabic Political Discourse in Transition

El Mustapha Lahlali


This book explores the dialectical relationship between discourse and social change during and post the conflict. In particular, the book examines how Arabic public and political discourse shapes and is shaped by the wider social, cultural and political environment. Analysing the dialogue of various actors, Islamic parties and stakeholders – as well as marginalised voices – Arabic Political Discourse in Transition identifies the key linguistic strategies and features used to frame, represent and position oneself at times of conflict. It provides a detailed analysis of the use of language in po ... More

Keywords: Arabic Political discourse, Critical Discourse Analysis, Framing, positioning and representation in Arabic discourse, Arabic media discourse, Arabic Islamic Discourse, Politeness in Arabic, shift in discourse, discourse and ideology, discourse of conflict, analysis of slogans

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780748682744
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682744.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

El Mustapha Lahlali, author
University of Leeds