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Postpositivism

  • By: Steven Corman
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Like many concepts that begin with post and end with ism, postpositivism is hard to concisely define. It is not so much a definite philosophy as a collection of beliefs that are positioned against an older set of ideas. The forebears ...

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