Demokratie – zwischen Kampfbegriff und Nebelkerze. Was können Sprach-, Medien- und Kulturwissenschaften zur Demokratisierung von Gesellschaft beitragen?

  • Clemens Knobloch
  • Friedemann Vogel

Abstract

Everybody speaks about democracy. In current media discourses, 'democracy' means every-thing and nothing. You can explain war as "democratization" (of Iraq, Afghanistan etc.) just as well as you can call a referendum about fundamental political decisions "terrorism" (like in Greece 2015). Is democracy no more than a buzzword? This contribution explores the rela-tionship between language and democracy both in a descriptive and a normative perspective. What can linguistics, media and communication science contribute to this topic? How does the public spectacle of democracy work? And what is the notion of "democratic speech"?
Veröffentlicht
18-12-2015
Zitationsvorschlag
Knobloch, C., & Vogel, F. (2015). Demokratie – zwischen Kampfbegriff und Nebelkerze. Was können Sprach-, Medien- und Kulturwissenschaften zur Demokratisierung von Gesellschaft beitragen?. Linguistik Online, 73(4). https://doi.org/10.13092/lo.73.2190
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