Review: Analysing Political Discourse: Theory and Practice [Book Review]

Central European Journal of International and Security Studies 11 (1):139--141 (2017)
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Abstract

In this novel work, Paul Chilton expends a considerable amount of effort examining relations between the use of language and political discourse. Many realist linguists in the past century claimed that language should be evaluated as the innate part of a human mind. The scholarly interest in the public use of language is followed by crit-ical theory and the Frankfurt School of social theory and philosophy, which considered language rather as a social phenomenon than a mental phenomenon and intended to validate the crucial relationship between language, politics and culture.

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Alireza Salehi-Nejad
University of Tehran

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