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Discursive Turns and Critical Junctures: Debating Citizenship after the Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Donatella della Porta, Pietro Castelli Gattinara, Konstantinos Eleftheriadis, and Andrea Felicetti


This volume focuses on the debate that developed in France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom after the terrorist attacks against Charlie Hebdo and the kosher supermarket, in January 2015. The book offers an in-depth analysis of the unfolding of the public debate in terms of content of claims making, framing, and justifications as well as the quality (deliberativeness) of the discourses by a variety of actors in the public sphere. The volume features a threefold comparison that considers how the debate differs across countries; how it evolved over time; and how it varies when one looks at ... More

Keywords: Charlie Hebdo, critical juncture, discourse, social movements, media, frames, claims, Islam, France, freedom of speech

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190097431
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190097431.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Donatella della Porta, author
Professor of Political Science, Scuola Normale Superiore

Pietro Castelli Gattinara, author
Assistant Professor in the Centre for Research on Extremism, University of Oslo

Konstantinos Eleftheriadis, author
Lecturer, University of London-Institute in Paris (ULIP)