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The communication of hate

Author: Michael Waltman; John Haas
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2011.
Series: Language as social action, v. 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book sets out to explore how hate comes alive in language and actions by examining the nature and persuasive functions of hate in American society. Hate speech may be used for many purposes and have different intended consequences. It may be directed to intimidate an out-group, or to influence the behavior of in-group members. But how does this language function? What does it accomplish? The answers to these  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Waltman; John Haas
ISBN: 9781433104473 1433104474
OCLC Number: 666878039
Description: 202 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Language in action : overview of discursive constructs useful for understanding hate speech --
Discursive nature of organized hate groups --
Conceptual properties of hate-motivated speech --
Hate speech and the Internet --
Nativism and nativist discourse --
Nativism and the 2008 Presidential election --
Anti-hate narratives.
Series Title: Language as social action, v. 9.
Responsibility: Michael Waltman & John Haas.

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Sets out to explore how hate comes alive in language and actions by examining the nature and persuasive functions of hate in American society. This book examines the strategic manipulation of hatred  Read more...
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