Contrastive analysis of keywords in discourses: Intégration and Integration in French and German discourses about migration

  title={Contrastive analysis of keywords in discourses: Int{\'e}gration and Integration in French and German discourses about migration},
  author={Melani Schr{\"o}ter and Marie Veniard},
This article suggests a theoretical and methodological framework for a systematic contrastive discourse analysis across languages and discourse communities through keywords. This constitutes a lexical approach to discourse analysis which is considered to be particularly fruitful for comparative analysis. We use a corpus-assisted methodology, presuming meaning to be constituted, revealed, and constrained by collocation environment. We compare the use of the keywords integration / Integration in… 
A comparative analysis of the keyword multicultural(ism) in French, British, German and Italian migration discourse
This chapter looks into discourses about migration in four European countries through the lens of cultural keywords (cf. Williams 1983; Bennett et al. 2005; Wierzbicka 1997); using Corpus Assisted
Togetherness or othering?: COMMUNITY and comunità in the UK and Italian press
This chapter addresses the theme of othering by reporting on preliminary work from a European project aimed at building a dictionary of migration discourse keywords. The chapter investigates the use
Chapter 1. A comparative analysis of the keyword multicultural(ism) in French, British, German and Italian migration discourse
This chapter looks into discourses about migration in four European countries through the lens of cultural keywords (cf. Williams 1983; Bennett et al. 2005; Wierzbicka 1997); using Corpus Assisted
Comparing across languages in corpus and discourse analysis: some issues and approaches
Corpus-assisted discourse studies is, by its nature, interdisciplinary. However, this need to reach across borders becomes even more salient when we study discourses across languages, and this
Analyzing the introduction of TED Talks: A corpus–based analysis of discourse organization
Rhetoric plays a powerful role in public speeches. Recognizing the rhetorical power can help speakers achieve successful communications. This study investigates the rhetorical move structure and the
Porównawcza lingwistyka dyskursu. Założenia, zasady, problemy
This article outlines theoretical and methodical principles of linguistic comparative discourse analysis from a re ective viewpoint. First, we raise key questions such as ’what are the reasons for
Australian Muslims’ Conceptions of Integration
Currently, the scholarly literature does not address the possibility of the existence of a counter narrative of what integration might mean to the immigrant communities who are the subjects of the
“Women and “Ideal” Women”: The Representation of Women in the Construction Industry
Increased female participation has been highlighted as necessary to fill a labor shortage in the construction industry, but also to promote equality and efficiency. Despite initiatives to recruit
La définition européenne de l’intégration des immigrants : définition consensuelle ou polémique ? Comparaison entre discours institutionnel européen et discours médiatiques en France
HAL is a multi-disciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of scientific research documents, whether they are published or not. The documents may come from teaching and


Patterns of discourse semantics: A corpus-assisted study of financial crisis in British newspaper discourse in 2009
Corpus-assisted analyses of public discourse often focus on the lexical level. This article argues in favour of corpus-assisted analyses of discourse, but also in favour of conceptualising salient
A useful methodological synergy? Combining critical discourse analysis and corpus linguistics to examine discourses of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK press
This article discusses the extent to which methods normally associated with corpus linguistics can be effectively used by critical discourse analysts. Our research is based on the analysis of a
Lexical Discourse Analysis: Toward a Revival Using a Semantic Approach
The notion that recent advances in semantics – such as the praxeological approach and the semantics of constructions – can give an account of how meaning connects to discourse is defended, and this proposition is illustrated through two case studies.
Patterns and Meanings in Discourse: Theory and Practice in Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies (Cads)
This work is designed, firstly, to both provoke theoretical discussion and serve as a practical guide for researchers and students in the field of corpus linguistics and, secondly, to offer a
A corpus-based approach to discourses of refugees and asylum seekers in UN and newspaper texts.
A corpus-based analysis of discourses of refugees and asylum seekers was carried out on data taken from a range of British newspapers and texts from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner
Using Corpora in Discourse Analysis
This book discusses the advantages of the corpus-based approach to discourse analysis and some of the possible uses of key words in corpora research.
(Supra)National Identity and Language: Rethinking National and European Migration Policies and the Linguistic Integration of Migrants
ABSTRACT In this paper we juxtapose the European Union's (EU's) supranational policies on language and migration with their recontextualisation into national policies of the linguistic integration of
Trust the Text: Language, Corpus and Discourse
This accessible book collects in one volume Sinclair's key papers on written discourse structure, lexis patterns, phraseology, corpus analysis, lexicography and linguistic theory from the 1990s.
Understanding Cultures Through Their Key Words: English, Russian, Polish, German, and Japanese
Examining empirical evidence from five languages and using her own "natural semantic metalanguage" to provide an analytical framework, Wierzbicka shows that cultures can be revealingly studied, compared and explained to outsiders through their key concepts.
Germany in transit : nation and migration, 1955-2005
List of Documents List of Illustrations Preface List of Abbreviations Introduction: A German Dream? 1. Working Guests: Gastarbeiter and Green Card Holders 2. Our Socialist Friends: Foreigners in East