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Racist! What rows about language tell us about politics

Beckett, Charlie (2012) Racist! What rows about language tell us about politics. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (08 Jan 2012). Blog.

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Abstract

This should have been the week when we talked about serious issues like racism in Britain, economic policy and national political choices. But instead the new year has begun with three trivial stories about words. You can blame Twitter, but I think it might also be that the media (and the public) prefer the small stuff when the big things are so complex and apparently intractable.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 17 May 2017 07:40
Last Modified: 17 May 2017 07:40
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77325

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