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Girnth, Heiko

Sprache und Sprachverwendung in der Politik

Eine Einführung in die linguistische Analyse öffentlich-politischer Kommunikation

[Language and Language Use in Politics: An Introduction to the Linguistic Analysis of Public Political Communication]

Series:Germanistische Arbeitshefte 39

    19,95 € / $28.00 / £18.00*

    2nd updated and expanded edition
    Publication Date:
    September 2015
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    • Second, fully revised, substantially expanded and updated edition
    • Provides a systematic introduction to the subfield of language and politics
    • Numerous examples and linguistic analyses of language use in politics

    Aims and Scope

    Political action is first and foremost verbal action. This study aims to give students and teachers a solid introductory foundation to the field of “Language and Politics” as well as to demonstrate the potential of a linguistic approach. The individual chapters are rounded out with references and exercises that add depth to the material.


    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    viii, 172 pages
    18 Fig.
    Type of Publication:
    Language and Politics; Political Linguistics; Political Rhetoric
    Linguists, political scientists, university students, academic institutions, libraries

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    Heiko Girnth, University of Marburg, Germany.

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