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Discursive psychology

Taylor, Stephanie (2014). Discursive psychology. In: Teo, Thomas ed. Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. New York: Springer, pp. 463–467.

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Discursive psychology is a relatively new field or sub-discipline of psychology. It developed in the late 20th and early 21st century, mainly from social constructionism and discourse analysis (see entries) and is strongly associated with methodological innovation and the analysis of language data. However, its greater importance is theoretical, through the challenges it has presented to conceptualisations of key psychological phenomena, such as remembering, attitudes, emotions, and to understandings of the person. It continues to be marked by disputes about its proper territory and practice, and also to generate new and differently named fields of work.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2014 Springer Science+Business Media New York
ISBN: 1-4614-5582-0, 978-1-4614-5582-0
Keywords: discursive psychology; critical psychology
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: 40676
Depositing User: Stephanie Taylor
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2014 10:27
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2019 05:40
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