Communication non publiée
Beliefs and Frames of Japanese and US Political Leaders: A Comparison of Addresses to the United Nations General Assembly
Japan, USA, United Nations, discourse
This paper presents differences and similarities between Japanese and US beliefs as observable in their respective addresses to the United Nations General Assembly. The focus is on how political leaders frame their understanding of international political concepts and events. A quantitative discourse analysis first clarifies the main topics of interest treated in the speeches as a basis for this study; a qualitative discourse then compares frames used by the different speakers. The analyzed period is limited to 2006-2015.