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“Strangers in Europe”: A Discourse-Historical Approach to the Legitimation of Immigration Control 2015/16

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“Strangers in Europe” : A Discourse-Historical Approach to the Legitimation of Immigration Control 2015/16. / Wodak, Ruth Emily.

Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies: Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics. Taylor & Francis, 2017. p. 31-49.

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Wodak, RE 2017, “Strangers in Europe”: A Discourse-Historical Approach to the Legitimation of Immigration Control 2015/16. in Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies: Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics. Taylor & Francis, pp. 31-49. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315521015

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Wodak, R. E. (2017). “Strangers in Europe”: A Discourse-Historical Approach to the Legitimation of Immigration Control 2015/16. In Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies: Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics (pp. 31-49). Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315521015

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Wodak RE. “Strangers in Europe”: A Discourse-Historical Approach to the Legitimation of Immigration Control 2015/16. In Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies: Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics. Taylor & Francis. 2017. p. 31-49 https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315521015

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Wodak, Ruth Emily. / “Strangers in Europe” : A Discourse-Historical Approach to the Legitimation of Immigration Control 2015/16. Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies: Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics. Taylor & Francis, 2017. pp. 31-49

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