Doing Discourse Research: An Introduction for Social Scientists

Doing Discourse Research: An Introduction for Social Scientists

By: Reiner Keller (author)Paperback

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This book provides an introduction to the basic principles of discourse research, offering practical research strategies for doing discourse analyses in the social sciences. The book includes guidance on developing a research question, selecting data and analyzing it, and presenting the results. The author has extensive practical experience in the field of discourse research and shows, throughout, how the methods suggested are compatible with numerous research questions and problems in sociology, cultural, political and social studies and related disciplines.


The Current Relevance of Discourse Research Preamble Collective Orders of Knowledge and Discourses Approaches in Discourse Research The History of the Term 'Discourse' Discourse Analysis Discourse Linguistics and (Corpus-based) Critical Discourse Analysis and Kritische Diskursanalyse Culturalist Discourse Research Discourse Theories Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse Further Disciplinary Developments Summary The Research Process Concepts Questions General Foundations Doing Discourse Research Getting Started The Exploration of the Field of Investigation Selection of Data Other Data Formats and Methods The Detailed Analysis of Data The Situational and Material Nature of a Statement Formal and Linguistic-Rhetorical Structure The Interpretative Analytics of Contents From Detailed Analysis to Overall Results From Utterances via Statements to Discourse and Beyond Interpretation and Presentation of Results Concluding Remarks

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  • ISBN13: 9781446249710
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781446249710
  • weight: 300
  • ISBN10: 1446249719

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