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Doing Conversation, Discourse and Document Analysis
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Doing Conversation, Discourse and Document Analysis

Second Edition


September 2018 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Introducing the theory and practice of conversation, discourse and document analysis, this book proves how useful these methods are in addressing key questions in the social sciences. A true masterclass on practical issues such as generating an archive, transcribing video material, and analyzing discourses using a full range of documentary and verbal data. It is the essential guide to exploring the rich rewards of working with text and talk. 

 
1. Studying discourse
 
2. Generating an archive
 
3. Ethics and recording ‘data’
 
4. The practicalities of recording
 
5. Transcribing audio and video materials
 
6. Exploring conversations
 
7. Exploring conversations about and with documents
 
8. Exploring conversations and discourse: some debates and dilemmas
 
9. Exploring documents
 
10. Studying discourse: some closing comments

Tim Rapley

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ISBN: 9781473913615
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