Code Words in Political Discourse
Author(s)Khoo, Justin Donald
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I argue that code words like “inner city” do not semantically encode hidden or implicit meanings, and offer an account of how they nonetheless manage to bring about the surprising effects discussed in Mendelberg 2001, White 2007, and Stanley 2015 (among others).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Linguistics and Philosophy
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Khoo, Justin. “Code Words in Political Discourse.” Philosophical Topics 45, 2 (2017): 33–64
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