Crossing the Boundaries of Epistemic Communities Within and Beyond Discourse Studies

  title={Crossing the Boundaries of Epistemic Communities Within and Beyond Discourse Studies},
  author={Dorte Madsen},
  journal={Fuzzy Boundaries in Discourse Studies},
  • D. Madsen
  • Published 17 December 2019
  • Sociology
  • Fuzzy Boundaries in Discourse Studies
The purpose of this chapter is to discuss boundaries within and beyond discourse studies with a focus on research that crosses epistemological boundaries in order to highlight the analytical potential and possible impact of Discourse Theory and analysis beyond the field of discourse studies. The chapter provides a framework for studying how boundaries are related to epistemic authority and epistemic communities and shows what it means to cross a boundary and enable “sharing a way of seeing and… 


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