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What is Discourse Analysis?

Taylor, Stephanie (2013). What is Discourse Analysis? 'What is?' Research Methods Series. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

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Discourse analysts in the social sciences work with many forms of language data, including talk, documents, online material and news media. They investigate interactions and social practices, meaning-making and larger meaning systems, and contests and conflicts around collective identities, social norms and subjectification. This book offers a coherent and wide-ranging introduction to different theoretical and practical traditions of discourse analysis. It introduces the premises underlying them and sets out the processes through which discourse analytic researchers produce findings which become evidence for new academic arguments. It provides clear practical guidance and also answers some common criticisms of discourse analysis.

Item Type: Book
Copyright Holders: 2013 Stephanie Taylor
ISBN: 1-78093-849-7, 978-1-78093-849-3
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology and Counselling > Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology and Counselling
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 38076
Depositing User: Stephanie Taylor
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2013 12:24
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:45
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