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Discursive Transition in Central and Eastern Europe

Norman Fairclough

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines discourse in the process of social change in Eastern and Central Europe. It discusses the application of a transdisciplinary framework and critical discourse analysis in ... More


Charter 08 and Charta 77: East European Past as China's Future?

Michaela Kotyzova

in Liu Xiaobo, Charter 08 and the Challenges of Political Reform in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139064
eISBN:
9789882209732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139064.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter offers a comparison between Charter 08 and Charta 77, the manifesto written by Czechoslovak dissidents, mainly Vàclav Havel and Jan Patocka, to demand the respect of human rights by the ... More


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