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Unformatted text preview: The theory of articulation is how an ideology discovers it subject. Hall references Ernest Laclau stating “political connotation of ideological elements has no necessary belongingness, and we need to look at the non-necessary connection between practices” (142). For example, there is no necessary political connation that is linked to religion. Yet, that doesn’t mean religion is free-floating. It is present historically in a certain form secured in relation to many ideas. Religion’s political and ideological meaning “comes precisely from its position within a formation” (142). In this interview, Hall explains that articulation is linkage that is not necessary. Articulation explains how ideology becomes associated its particular idea. Works Cited Hall, Stuart. Critical Dialogues in Cultural Studies . “On Postmodernism and Articulation”. David Morely, New York: Routledge, 1996. 141-143....
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2008 for the course COMM 126 taught by Professor Loeffler,toby during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.
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