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Analyzing text and discourse : eight approaches for the social sciences / Kristina Boréus, Göran Bergström

Boréus, Kristina.
Contributor(s): Bergström, Göran.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: Los Ángeles : Sage, 2017Edition: 2nd ed.Description: VIII, 293 p. : il. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781473913752.Subject(s): Análisis del discurso | Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology | Ciencias Sociales -- Metodología | Análisis de datos de panel
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1. Analyzing Text and Discourse in the Social Sciences / Goran Bergstrom and Kristina Boreus --
2. Content Analysis / Kristina Boreus and Goran Bergstrom --
3. Argumentation Analysis / Kristina Boreus --
4. Qualitative Analysis of Ideas and Ideological Content / Mats Lindberg) --
5. Narrative Analysis / Alexa Robertson --
6. Metaphor Analysis and Critical Linguistics / Kristina Boreus and Goran Bergstrom --
7. Multimodal Discourse Analysis / Anders Bjorkvall --
8. Discourse Analysis / Goran Bergstrom, Linda Ekstrom and Kristina Boreus --
9. Suggested Analyses / Kristina Boreus and Goran Bergstrom.

A unique anthology of textual analysis methodologies, this book offers a thorough introduction to the key approaches and the tools students need to implement them.Every chapter contains not just the theory behind each methodology, but also its advantages and disadvantages, its problems with ontology and language, and its relationship to studying social phenomenon. Through contemporary and relatable real-world worked examples, the book illustrates different contexts in which a methodology has been successfully used and allows students to see the methods in action and extrapolate the techniques into their own research.Methods included:Content analysisArgumentation analysisQualitative analysis of ideasNarrative analysisMetaphor analysisMultimodal discourse analysisDiscourse analysisEngaging and authoritative in equal measure, this guide to textual analysis is the perfect foundation for students conducting research in the social sciences.

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