'Very clear, comprehensive, yet concise'. `This well-written book is a must for scholars embarking on discourse analysis - it is as valuable to health scientists as it is to social scientists. It translates the dense writings on this topic into a workable research method, and shows the exciting possibilities of an approach that helps us to reflect on how we, as individuals are socially constituted' - Nurse Researcher. Discourse Analysis: Investigating Processes of Social Construction provides a concise, straightforward guide for students and researchers who are interested in understanding and using discourse analysis. Addressed to graduate students, academics and experienced researchers, this book is a comprehensive guide for those new to discourse analysis as well as for researchers in need of a complement to other modes of inquiry.