Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Images in the Rhetoric of the Far-Right in France and Germany
by Moreno, Brandon Alexander, M.A., Northern Arizona University, 2018, 68; 13421845
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this research is to explore the shifts in the rhetoric utilized by the European Far-Right political parties in response to terror attacks. The subjects of study are the National Front and Alternative for Germany within France and Germany respectively with both states having experienced attacks by Muslim terrorists within recent years. This study was conducted through the employment of Image Theory through a content analysis, specifically through the lens of the Barbarian and Enemy Images and if they can be observed in either party’s rhetoric. This shift in rhetoric can be seen expressed by both parties as they acted and reacted through their policy platforms over the years of observation.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Lenze, Paul E.
Commitee: Poloni-Staudinger, Lori, Tagma, Halit
School: Northern Arizona University
Department: Politics and International Affairs
School Location: United States -- Arizona
Source: MAI 58/03M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: European Studies, Political science
Publication Number: 13421845
ISBN: 978-0-438-78781-0
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