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Competition metaphors & ideology: Life as a race (2017)
Book Chapter
Charteris-Black, J. (2017). Competition metaphors & ideology: Life as a race. In R. Wodak, & B. Forchtner (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics, 202-217. Routledge

This chapter demonstrates how metaphors used in the British parliament show evidence of varying attitudes towards the underlying conceptual metaphors NATION STATES ARE COMPETITORS and LIFE IS A RACE. More generally it shows the ideological motivation... Read More about Competition metaphors & ideology: Life as a race.