Doing Discourse Analysis: Methods for Studying Action in Talk and Text

Doing Discourse Analysis: Methods for Studying Action in Talk and Text

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Providing both the practical steps for doing discourse analysis and the theoretical justifications for those steps, this book shows students how the social world revolves around talk and text. The authors draw on conversation analysis, critical discourse analysis, pragmatics, and the discursive approach developed in social psychology. The book presents actual examples, covers data collection methods and strategies for data analysis, and addresses issues of reliability and validity.

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