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Hegemonic discourse communication

Andreas Antoniades

in Producing Globalisation

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print February 2010 | ISBN: 9780719078446
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781702888 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719078446.003.0002
Hegemonic discourse communication

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This chapter offers a theoretical framework for studying and understanding hegemonic discourses and their function and effects. This framework is based on a synthesis of comparative institutionalism and discourse theory, and is focused on the interaction between the hegemonic and the national public discourses. This chapter proposes an understanding of hegemonic discourse communication as an integral part of national ideology-production mechanisms. It also elaborates on how the concept of hegemonic discourses can be operationalised in terms of research strategy and methodology.

Keywords: hegemonic discourse; theoretical framework; comparative institutionalism; discourse theory; national public discourses; ideology-production mechanisms

Chapter.  8671 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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