Discourse Analysis : Varieties and Methods

  title={Discourse Analysis : Varieties and Methods},
  author={Jason Glynos and David Howarth and Aletta Norval},
This paper presents and analyses six key approaches to discourse analysis, including political discourse theory, rhetorical political analysis, the discourse historical approach in critical discourse analysis, interpretive policy analysis, discursive psychology and Q methodology. It highlights differences and similarities between the approaches along three distinctive dimensions, namely, ontology, focus and purpose. Our analysis reveals the difficulty of arriving at a fundamental matrix of… CONTINUE READING


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