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Elite Discourse and Racism : Sage Focus Editions - Teun A. van Dijk

Elite Discourse and Racism

Sage Focus Editions

Paperback Published: 1st April 1993
ISBN: 9780803950719
Number Of Pages: 336

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This volume takes a critical approach to the study of prejudice and discrimination by focusing on the role of elites in the reproduction of racism. Van Dijk's main thesis is that racism in North America and Europe is primarily top down' and preformulated by the elites, and is not only - as the elites would have it - a popular' phenomenon.

The book opens with a wide-ranging study of the ways parliamentarians in the Netherlands, Germany, France, the UK and the USA debate immigration, refugees and civil rights, subtly contributing to the negative image of minorities. It goes on to examine how managers of international corporations talk about affirmative action and minority employment. A chapter on racism in social science te

Theoretical Framework
Political Discourse
Corporate Discourse
Academic Discourse
Educational Discourse
Media Discourse
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ISBN: 9780803950719
ISBN-10: 0803950713
Series: Sage Focus Editions
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 1st April 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.43