Moving the Mainstream: Radicalization of Political Language in the German PEGIDA Movement

@inproceedings{nnerfors2018MovingTM,
  title={Moving the Mainstream: Radicalization of Political Language in the German PEGIDA Movement},
  author={Andreas {\"O}nnerfors},
  year={2018}
}
Onnerfors explores how, over the last five years, the German political discourse has experienced a move to the right, or Rechtsruck. The way political problems have been framed, Onnerfors argues, represents a radicalization of political language in post-unification Germany. Focusing on PEGIDA or ‘Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West’, the chapter explores how this development has been spearheaded by new actors emerging in the ‘Nouvelle Droit’. Drawing on previous studies… Expand
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