Is information systems a discipline? Foucauldian and Toulminian insights

@article{Hassan2011IsIS,
  title={Is information systems a discipline? Foucauldian and Toulminian insights},
  author={Nik Rushdi Hassan},
  journal={EJIS},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={456-476}
}
Received: 31 January 2010 Revised: 19 July 2010 2nd Revision: 1 September 2010 3rd Revision: 2 December 2010 Accepted: 8 December 2010 Abstract Following the Kleinian spirit, this study takes a critical view of the existing orthodoxy within information systems (IS) and reframes the ongoing discussion concerning the intellectual core, identity and disciplinary status of IS using the disciplinary analysis of Michel Foucault and Stephen Toulmin. Instead of limiting the discussion to specific… CONTINUE READING
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