Critical Discursive Psychology

Critical Discursive PsychologyCritical Discursive Psychology addresses issues in critical discursive research in psychology, and outlines the historical context in the discipline for the emergence of qualitative debates. Key critical theoretical resources are described and assessed and a series of polemics is staged that brings together writers who have helped shape critical work in psychology. It also sets out methodological steps for critical readings of texts and arguments for the role of psychoanalytic theory in qualitat…

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Critical Discursive Psychology

Critical Discursive PsychologyThis book introduces key issues and historical contexts in critical discursive research in psychology. It sets out methodological steps for critical readings of texts, arguments that can be made for qualitative research in academic settings, and arguments that could be made against it by critical psychologists….

March 25, 2015
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Critical Discursive Psychology by I. Parker (2002-10-14)

Critical Discursive Psychology by I. Parker (2002-10-14)This book introduces key issues and historical contexts in critical discursive research in psychology. It sets out methodological steps for critical readings of texts, arguments that can be made for qualitative research in academic settings, and arguments that could be made against it by critical psychologists….

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Towards Discursive Education: Philosophy, Technology, and Modern Education

Towards Discursive Education: Philosophy, Technology, and Modern EducationAs technology continues to advance, the use of computers and the Internet in educational environments has immensely increased. But just how effective has their use been in enhancing children’s learning? In this thought-provoking book, Christina E. Erneling conducts a thorough investigation of scholarly journals articles on how computers and the Internet affect learning. She critiques the influential pedagogical theories informing the use of computers in schools – in particular those of Jean Piag…

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Language, Normativity and Europeanisation: Discursive Evidence from the Eurovision Song Contest (Postdisciplinary Studies in Discourse)

Language, Normativity and Europeanisation: Discursive Evidence from the Eurovision Song Contest (Postdisciplinary Studies in Discourse)This book focuses on linguistic practices of identity construction in a popular culture media context, the Eurovision Song Contest. Subscribing to a normativity-based approach to critical discourse analysis, it studies Europeanisation as it surfaces at the discursive interface of European, national and sexual identities in Eurovision lyrics and performances. Research in critical discourse analysis that deals with Europeanisation, or the discursive work involved in European identity formation, ha…

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Knowledge and Discourse Matters: Relocating Knowledge Management’s Sphere of Interest onto Language

Knowledge and Discourse Matters: Relocating Knowledge Management's Sphere of Interest onto LanguageThis book provides a practical approach to harnessing knowledge in organizations. Its focus is on knowledge sharing, tacit knowing, and a view of knowledge as an accomplishment in social interaction. The aim of this book is to explore and show how the phenomena of trust, risk and identity, as contexts constructed by speakers themselves, influence and mediate knowledge sharing in organizational encounters. The research particularly reveals how tacit knowledge (knowing), affects the scope and dir…

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Reading Bridal Magazines from a Critical Discursive Perspective

Reading Bridal Magazines from a Critical Discursive PerspectiveBridal magazines have become increasingly popular in Western society, proliferating the idea of a ‘princess bride’ on her ‘big day’. Yet little has been written on how the ever-expanding wedding media and the popular wedding culture constructs gender and affects the ways women live and experience their weddings. Offering a critique of contemporary wedding discourse, this book marries together analyses of media texts and their reception to propose a new approach to media discourse. The an…

September 4, 2014
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Culture and International Conflict Resolution: A Critical Analysis of the Work of John Burton (New Approaches to Conflict Analysis)

Culture and International Conflict Resolution: A Critical Analysis of the Work of John Burton (New Approaches to Conflict Analysis)This critical study of John Burton’s work outlines an alternative framework for the study of international conflict. While illuminating the problems of conflict and conflict resolution from a social constructionist angle, Tarja Väyrynen also argues that culture has a fundamental role. Väyrynen argues that culture offers a grammar for acting in and reinterpreting the world, and provides understandings of conflict and its resolution….

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Examining Mental Health through Social Constructionism: The Language of Mental Health

Examining Mental Health through Social Constructionism: The Language of Mental HealthThis book explores social constructionism and the language of mental distress. Mental health research has traditionally been dominated by genetic and biomedical explanations that provide only partial explanations. However, process research that utilises qualitative methods has grown in popularity. Situated within this new strand of research, the authors examine and critically assess some of the different contributions that social constructionism has made to the study of mental distress and to ho…

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