The Rhetoric of the Right: Language Change and the Spread of the Market

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This study seeks to demonstrate the subtle ways in which changes in the language associated with economic issues are reflective of a gradual but quantifiable conservative ideological shift. In this rigorous analysis, David George uses as his data a century of word usage within The New York Times, starting in 1900. It is not always obvious how the changes identified necessarily reflect a stronger prejudice toward laissez-faire free market capitalism, and so much of the book seeks to demonstrate the subtle ways in which the ...

The Rhetoric of the Right: Language Change and the Spread of the Market 2014, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138791497

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The Rhetoric of the Right: Language Change and the Spread of the Market 2012, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415679978

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