• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

Discursive psychology is widely applied, but often lost within the complicated web of discursive methodologies including conversation analysis and critical discourse analysis. Discursive Psychology: Theory, Method and Applications combines the author’s expertise in the approach with a clear pedagogical approach to show you how to put the methodology into practice.

Applications and future developments
Applications and future developments

In this final chapter, we will consider the possibilities of applying discursive psychological (DP) research and how it might develop in the future. As such, it will build on Chapter 9, where we explored the range of existing areas of DP research to provide inspiration for your own projects. In considering applications of DP, it is important to situate this within the wider academic environment. The current climate of higher education, while varying considerably across institutions and cultures, is marked by staff accountability, consumerism and the demand for a high volume of research outputs. Academics and researchers are required not only to produce sufficient high-quality research, but also to demonstrate the impact of this on some aspect ...

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