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Konsten att politiskt övertyga: En fallstudie om populistisk retorik

Wesslèn, Louise LU (2017) STVK02 20162
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Populist parties in Europe are and have been emerging in the last decade in a fast pace. The populist rethoric is becoming more and more common. In Sweden this is also the case, as the populist party Sverigedemokraterna quickly has become the third largest party in the country. The party-leader, Jimmie Åkesson, is a good rethorician. Åkesson and his party has been a hot-topic in media and society for several years. In this research-essay the rethorics of the party, Sverigedemokraterna, is examined using the rethorical model of ethos, pathos and logos. This is meant to continue the previous research about populist rethorics. The rethorical components, ethos, pathos and logos are interpreted with the help of populist theory. The analysis is... (More)
Populist parties in Europe are and have been emerging in the last decade in a fast pace. The populist rethoric is becoming more and more common. In Sweden this is also the case, as the populist party Sverigedemokraterna quickly has become the third largest party in the country. The party-leader, Jimmie Åkesson, is a good rethorician. Åkesson and his party has been a hot-topic in media and society for several years. In this research-essay the rethorics of the party, Sverigedemokraterna, is examined using the rethorical model of ethos, pathos and logos. This is meant to continue the previous research about populist rethorics. The rethorical components, ethos, pathos and logos are interpreted with the help of populist theory. The analysis is done by examining speeches of the party-leader, Åkesson. The results of the investigation showed that the populist party, Sverigedemokraterna, uses mainly pathos induced rethorics, meaning he mainly tries to evoke emotions from the audience to try to persuade them about his political message. (Less)
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author
Wesslèn, Louise LU
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STVK02 20162
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Populism, rethoric, Sverigedemokraterna, Almedalen, partiledartal
language
Swedish
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8897385
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2017-02-08 14:23:45
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  abstract     = {Populist parties in Europe are and have been emerging in the last decade in a fast pace. The populist rethoric is becoming more and more common. In Sweden this is also the case, as the populist party Sverigedemokraterna quickly has become the third largest party in the country. The party-leader, Jimmie Åkesson, is a good rethorician. Åkesson and his party has been a hot-topic in media and society for several years. In this research-essay the rethorics of the party, Sverigedemokraterna, is examined using the rethorical model of ethos, pathos and logos. This is meant to continue the previous research about populist rethorics. The rethorical components, ethos, pathos and logos are interpreted with the help of populist theory. The analysis is done by examining speeches of the party-leader, Åkesson. The results of the investigation showed that the populist party, Sverigedemokraterna, uses mainly pathos induced rethorics, meaning he mainly tries to evoke emotions from the audience to try to persuade them about his political message.},
  author       = {Wesslèn, Louise},
  keyword      = {Populism,rethoric,Sverigedemokraterna,Almedalen,partiledartal},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Konsten att politiskt övertyga: En fallstudie om populistisk retorik},
  year         = {2017},
}