List of John Benjamins publications for which Aleksandar Takovski plays a role.
Battlefield EU: Macedonian parties’ representations in times of crisis. Journal of Language and Politics 18:2, pp. 184–2062019.
EU is a discursive field where multiple meanings and representations are created, negotiated and contested. Research has shown that the concept possess an interpretive power often used as an instrument of political confrontation. Such is the case, this study argues, with the two largest Macedonian… read more | Article
Macedonia outside “Macedonia”: Denying name, silencing identity and obliterating presence. Journal of Language and Politics 16:5, pp. 731–7502017.
The name dispute between Republic of Macedonia and Greece manifests itself in Greece’s objections to the use of the noun “Macedonia” or the adjective “Macedonian” to refer to any other ethnicity, culture, tradition and history except Greek. In order to promote itself as a sole claimant to the name,… read more | Article
From joker to the butt and back: Ethnic identity construction through humour. Constructing and Negotiating Identity in Dialogue, Săftoiu, Răzvan (ed.), pp. 128–1512015.
Ethnic humour research has mostly conceived and studied ethnic humour as a humour that sets boundaries between jokers and joke targets and that ridicules the targeted ethnicities by assigning them (non) ethnic, universal qualities like stupidity, cunningness or asexuality. By relying on such… read more | Article