Ethnography, discourse, and hegemony
  • ISSN 1018-2101
  • E-ISSN: 2406-4238


This paper describes how political discourse, as manifested in the policy statements of two Flemish political parties which assign to themselves the epithet ‘social’, contributes to the erasion of group-based or class- related forms of social inequality. A brief comparison with the academic defense of ‘Third Way’ politics (in the work of Anthony Giddens) leads to the suggestion that we are witnessing a hegemonic process.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): Class; Diversity; Hegemony; Political Discourse; Social Inequality
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