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Is the European Commission’s language becoming more politicised?

Tortola, Piero (2022) Is the European Commission’s language becoming more politicised? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (28 Feb 2022). Blog Entry.

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There is a general perception that the European Commission has become more politicised over recent decades. But is there evidence of politicisation in the language used by members of the Commission to communicate with the public? Drawing on a co-authored study using a corpus of 8,947 speeches delivered by members of the Prodi, Barroso and Juncker Commissions, Piero Tortola finds that contrary to expectations, the Commission’s language has become less politicised over time.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2022 14:21
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2022 14:21

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