Publication details [#13893]

Martín Rojo, Luisa. 2000. Spain, outer wall of the European fortress. Analysis of the parliamentary debates on the immigration policy in Spain. In Wodak, Ruth and Teun A. Van Dijk, eds. Racism at the top. Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. pp. 169–201.
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Article in book
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Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture


This debate about how to face the still new situation of the incorporation of new citizens that have arrived from other countries, not only vertebrates the Spanish parliamentary debates on immigration policy, but also establishes clear differences in Parliamentary discourses: particularly, in the selection of lexical elements, syntactic and semantic constructions, and argumentative structures and discursive strategies (particularly strategies of legitimisation, etc.).