Ruth Wodak

Österreichische Identitäten im Wandel.

Wie andere nationale Identitäten werden auch österreichische Identitäten über eine Vielzahl von Diskursen hergestellt und verhandelt, darunter Debatten über relevante, manchmal kontroversielle politische, historische, juristische Fragen. Diese Identitätsentwürfe erweisen sich als dynamisch und veränderlich. Fünf inhaltliche Schwerpunkte ergeben sich aus der Analyse: die Konstruktion des Homo Austriacus/der Femina Austriaca, einer gemein-samen Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft …
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Europe at the Crossroads: Confronting Populist, Nationalist, and Global Challenges

The extreme right wing is on the rise. And there are signs that part of the political mainstream in Europe, the US, and beyond is considering going along with far-right populist parties and their divisive, ethno-nationalist programmes. Europe at the Crossroads is an urgent scholarly response to the sociopolitical challenges that far-right programmes pose to …
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Discourse and National Identities:
Austria 1995 – 2005 – 2015

Since the 1980s, the transformation of the former Eastern bloc, Germany’s reunification, the enlargement and deeper integration of the European Union, together with persistent debates about migration, have focused ever more attention on issues of historical and cultural identities. Indeed, seemingly established collective, national identities became contested political terrain and the focus of political struggles. …
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