- Subject index
This accessible and practical book is a perfect quick guide for postgraduate researchers in education. Looking at the interdependence of teaching and research, the authors show that a critical and analytical exploration of policies and practices is a necessary part of what we mean by being a ‘professional’ in education.
Drawing on the authors' substantial experience of teaching research skills at postgraduate level, as well as on their own experiences as active researchers, the book will guide you through: - discourse analysis; - visual methods; - textual research; - data collection and analysis
This co-authored book is structured around a range of methods applicable to educational research and appropriate for use by practitioners at all stages of their professional development. It takes recognisable, ‘real life’ scenarios as ...
Chapter 9: Discourse Analysis and Policy Analysis
Discourse Analysis and Policy Analysis
Key words used in this chapter are: discourse, rhetoric, policy, ideology, polemic, metaphor, policy analysis, textual analysis, power relationship.
What Do We Mean by ‘Discourse’?
The word discourse has a number of applications. In this chapter we shall be discussing three of them. First, we can take ‘discourse’ ...