Political Discourse and Language
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This entry on Arabic and political discourse looks at language variation from a sociolinguistic perspective, together with aspects of rhetoric. It presents a number of factors that characterize Arabic political speeches, including contextual factors, register, code-switching, and discourse strategies,…

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Nathalie Mazraani, “Political Discourse and Language”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 14 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_vol3_0265>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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