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 Detailed Analysis of Data

The mode of procedure in data analysis is oriented to the open research logic of qualitative social research (Flick 2009). The methodological proposals below offer assistance in the structuring of the process of interpretation and analysis. They do not constitute any guarantee or prescription for successful ...

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