“In critical discourse studies there remains a lack of attention to how power, ideology and class relations are communicated and reproduced at the level of popular culture. Through a beautifully contextualised study in Slovenia, this book takes an important step to address this, showing just how much can be revealed through the case of cookbooksContinue reading “Book Reviews”
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What is the Project about?
Claims about interference in British food played a significant part in constructing popular myths represented in the press and television which contributed to the anti-EU agitation culminating in the UK’s withdrawal from the EU following the June 2016 referendum. These myths ranged from claims that the use of avoirdupois weights is a right to beContinue reading “What is the Project about?”
Brexit and Food
Potica as the Slovene national dish par excellence
Potica is considered to be the Slovenia national dish. While this leavened sweet bread with filling is known in many parts of Central Europe under various names and slight variations in how it is made, Andreja Vezovnik from the University of Ljubljana and I explored in this article how it became a symbol of national identity inContinue reading “Potica as the Slovene national dish par excellence”
Introduction: Construction of class and lifestyle through the lens of critical discourse analysis (CDA) 1.1 The focus 31.2 CDA as a methodology: Discourse as language in use 101.3 CDA and hegemony: The ideological nature of consumption/lifestyle 171.4 CDA as a critical social science and critique of everyday life 191.5 Tools for analysis 221.6 Outline ofContinue reading “Download Introduction”