The " boomerang " effect of radicalism in Discursive Psychology : A critical overview of the controversy with the Social Representations Theory

  title={The " boomerang " effect of radicalism in Discursive Psychology : A critical overview of the controversy with the Social Representations Theory},
  author={Annamaria Silvana de Rosa},
  journal={Journal for The Theory of Social Behaviour},
  • A. D. Rosa
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Sociology
  • Journal for The Theory of Social Behaviour
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