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Discourse Analysis: Investigating Processes of Social Construction / Edition 1
     

Discourse Analysis: Investigating Processes of Social Construction / Edition 1

by Nelson Phillips, Cynthia Hardy
 

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ISBN-10: 0761923624

ISBN-13: 9780761923626

Pub. Date: 06/12/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Discourse Analysis: Investigating Processes of Social Construction is the first book to provide a concise, straightforward guide for students and researchers who are interested in understanding and using discourse analysis. The authors reflect on the practice of analyzing discourse and the potential for revealing the processes of social construction that

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Discourse Analysis: Investigating Processes of Social Construction is the first book to provide a concise, straightforward guide for students and researchers who are interested in understanding and using discourse analysis. The authors reflect on the practice of analyzing discourse and the potential for revealing the processes of social construction that constitute social and organizational life. Addressed to graduate students, academics, and experienced researchers, this book is a comprehensive guide for those new to discourse analysis as well as for researchers in need of a complement to other modes of inquiry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761923626
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/12/2002
Series:
Qualitative Research Methods Series , #50
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
104
Sales rank:
826,065
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. What is Discourse Analysis?
Defining Discourse Analysis
Reasons for Using Discourse Analysis
What Lies Ahead
2. The Variety of Discourse Analysis
Theoretical Perspectives in Dscourse Analysis
Empirical Studies in Discourse Analysis
A Useful Methodology
3. Our Research Program
Studying Identity
Revitalizing Our Critical Approach
A New Perspective on Exsisting Theoretical Debates
Why We Use Discourse Analysis
4. The Challenges of Discourse Analysis
Developing a Research Question
Selecting a Site
Collecting Data
Analyzing the Data
Writing Up the Study
Make It Interesting
5. Conclusions
Contributions
Challenges
On a Personal Note
References
About the Authors

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