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Regulatory Arbitrage in Relation to International Human Rights

Journal Article
Minhat, M., Abdullah, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019)
Regulatory Arbitrage in Relation to International Human Rights. Journal of Human Rights, 18(5), 579-596. https://doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2019.1647097
The adoption of the United Nations (UN) Charter in 1945 marked the legalization of international human rights. Despite the legalized status of human rights, their violation by...

Doing Politics: Discursivity, performativity and mediation in political discourse

Book
M. Kranert, & G. Horan (Eds.), (2018)
Doing Politics: Discursivity, performativity and mediation in political discourse. https://doi.org/10.1075/dapsac.80
This edited volume explores the discursive, performative and mediated dimensions of contemporary political discourse. The strengths of the volume are manifold: it contains cut...

Populistische Elemente in den Wahlprogrammen von AfD und UKIP

Journal Article
Kranert, M. (2018)
Populistische Elemente in den Wahlprogrammen von AfD und UKIP. Aptum: Journal of Language Criticism and Language Culture, 14(1), 61-77
Seit dem Erstarken neuer rechter Parteien in Europa und der Wahl Donald Trumps zum 45. Präsidenten der Vereinigten Staaten dominiert Populismus als politischer Kampfbegriff de...

Power

Book
Maglione, G. (2018)
Power. In B. Arrigo (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and PrivacySAGE Publications
The concept of power is acknowledged as one of the few steady axes around which social sciences have been revolving at least since the first half of the XX th century. In fact...

Text and Context in the Discourses of the Third Way in Germany and the United Kingdom A Comparative Study of the Language of ‘New Labour’ and ‘Die Neue Mitte’

Thesis
Kranert, M. Text and Context in the Discourses of the Third Way in Germany and the United Kingdom A Comparative Study of the Language of ‘New Labour’ and ‘Die Neue Mitte’. (Thesis)
University College London. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/402527
This thesis undertakes a comparison of the discursive strategies of New Labour and the German SPD at the turn of the twenty-first century, when both parties engaged in a disco...

Review of Piotr Cap & Urszula Okulska (eds). (2013)Analyzing genres in political communication: Theory and practice

Journal Article
Kranert, M. (2016)
Review of Piotr Cap & Urszula Okulska (eds). (2013)Analyzing genres in political communication: Theory and practice. Journal of Language and Politics, 15(4), 500-503. https://doi.org/10.1075/jlp.15.4.08kra
Piotr Cap & Urszula Okulska (eds). (2013)Analyzing genres in political communication: Theory and practice

Electronic Democracy and Young People

Journal Article
Macintosh, A., Robson, E., Smith, E. & Whyte, A. (2003)
Electronic Democracy and Young People. Social Science Computer Review. 21(1), 43-54. doi:10.1177/0894439302238970. ISSN 0894-4393
This article examines action to address young people’s apathy to the democratic process and politics in general, by considering possibilities for using information and communi...

E-voting: the powerful symbol of e-democracy.

Book Chapter
Macintosh, A., & Smith, E. (2003)
E-voting: the powerful symbol of e-democracy. In R. Traunmueller (Ed.), Electronic Government: Second International Conference, EGOV 2003, Prague, Czech Republic, September 1-5, 2003, Proceedings, 240-245. Springer-Verlag
This paper focuses on an Internet-enabled remote voting system for a young people's parliament in the Highland region of Scotland. The parliament was established to increase y...