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Unfolding discourse analysis

Potter, Jonathan and Wetherell, Margaret (2003). Unfolding discourse analysis. In: Seale, C. ed. Social Research Methods: A Reader. Routledge Student Readers. London, U.K. and New York, NY, U.S.: Routledge, pp. 350–356.

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Abstract

About the book:
Bringing together many of the core classic and contemporary works in social and cultural research methods, this book gives students direct access to methodological debates and examples of practical research across the qualitative/quantitative divide. The book is designed to be used both as a collection of readings and as an introductory research methods book in its own right. Topics covered include:
• research methodology
• research design, data collection and preparation
• analyzing data
• mixing qualitative and quantitative methods
• validity and reliability
• methodological critique: postmodernism, post-structuralism and critical ethnography
• political and ethical aspects of research
• philosophy of social science
• reporting research.
Each section is preceded by a short introduction placing the readings in context. This reader-text also includes features such as discussion questions and practical exercises.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2004 The Authors
ISBN: 0-415-30083-5, 978-0-415-30083-4
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 24453
Depositing User: Margaret Wetherell
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2011 13:06
Last Modified: 11 May 2011 12:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24453
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