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Public Policy and Discourse Analysis

Frank Fischer

in Reframing Public Policy: Discursive Politics and Deliberative Practices

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242641
eISBN:
9780191599255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924264X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the first of two chapters that present a more detailed examination of the ways in which social constructions are produced and negotiated in public politics through the medium of discourse. It ... More


Policy Advice as Storyline: Narrative Knowledge and Expert Practices

Frank Fischer

in Democracy and Expertise: Reorienting Policy Inquiry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199282838
eISBN:
9780191712487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282838.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter emphasizes the relation of narration to practical reason and the giving of good reasons. Not only does the explication demonstrate how policy narratives relate to factual information, ... More


A Woman’s Disease: Breast Cancer

Lesley Henderson

in Social Issues in Television Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625314
eISBN:
9780748651177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625314.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Health and illness storylines populate prime-time serial drama with regularity. Sometimes these involve familiar illnesses such as cancer, and sometimes they include extremely rare illnesses, unknown ... More


Introduction: Look Back in Amusement

Joseph McAleer

in Passion’s Fortune: The Story of Mills & Boon

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204558
eISBN:
9780191676345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204558.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Ninety years after its founding, Mills & Boon is one of only two British publishers to have become a household name in Britain and throughout the Commonwealth. The story of Mills & Boon is almost a ... More


Introduction

Tze-Yue G. Hu

in Frames of Anime: Culture and Image-Building

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090972
eISBN:
9789882207721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090972.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines anime, the popular Japanese form of animation. It analyzes in detail the historical growth of the medium-genre, its essential ties with an innate socio-cultural environment from ... More


Communication Fundamentals

David E. Nelson, Bradford W. Hesse, and Robert T. Croyle

in Making Data Talk: The Science and Practice of Translating Public Health Research and Surveillance Findings to Policy Makers, the Public, and the Press

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381535
eISBN:
9780199864782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381535.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Providing large amounts of scientific data and expecting them to “speak for themselves” is wishful thinking: public health data selection and presentation requires careful consideration. This chapter ... More


Some closing reflections

David Polizzi

in A Philosophy of the Social Construction of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447327325
eISBN:
9781447327646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327325.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The phenomenology of the social construction of crime is a meaning generating process that rejects any a priori privileging of lived-experience and social world. As a unified phenomenon that is both ... More


Television Fiction in Context: Education and Entertainment

Lesley Henderson

in Social Issues in Television Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625314
eISBN:
9780748651177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625314.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Compared to the well-developed sociology of news production, there are few accounts of how the production process operates in relation to television fiction. The soap opera has not been examined and ... More


Casting the Outsiders: Mental Distress

Lesley Henderson

in Social Issues in Television Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625314
eISBN:
9780748651177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625314.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines media values that influence how mental distress is represented in television drama. It is less concerned with the correlations between fiction and accuracy, instead focusing on ... More


Public Understandings, Sexual Violence and Safe Spaces

Lesley Henderson

in Social Issues in Television Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625314
eISBN:
9780748651177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625314.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter addresses how audiences ‘make sense’ of social issue storylines. Its overall aim is to explore the links or disconnections between how messages are constructed for the imagined audience ... More


Lookin’ to Get Out

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0020
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Hal Ashby's directorial job for the film Lookin' to Get Out. It explains the storyline of the film which starred Jon Voight, Ann-Margret and Burt Young. The film cost $7 million ... More


The Archives Pertaining to Bill Bly, Curator and Translator

Dene Grigar

in Traversals: The Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035972
eISBN:
9780262339018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035972.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter provides a reexamination of Bill Bly hypertext We Descend. Previously criticized for its quality as a work of hypertext fiction, the work instead is recast as a hypertext archive, a ... More


Plotting Gothic

Stephen Murray

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226191805
eISBN:
9780226191942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226191942.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book about the eloquence of Gothic architecture is facilitated by the intervention of the interlocutor: the one who, interposing self between monument and audience, points and talks. A critical ... More


Picturing the Three Agents of Construction

Stephen Murray

in Plotting Gothic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226191805
eISBN:
9780226191942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226191942.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Here we introduce the two further dimensions of “plot:” as conspiracy and as storyline. Viollet-le-Duc’s frontispiece image in his Dictionnaire raisonné allows us to envisage the three human agents ... More


Charting the Storytelling Turn

Sujatha Fernandes

in Curated Stories: The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618049
eISBN:
9780190618087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618049.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Culture

This chapter aims to give an overview of how the storytelling turn occurred in recent decades. It is a chronicle of the broad shifts that led from the more deeply oppositional storytelling tactics of ... More


Narratives in the Hebrew Bible

J. Andrew Dearman

in Reading Hebrew Bible Narratives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190246488
eISBN:
9780190246525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246488.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces readers to the narrative traditions in the Old Testament, their contexts, and basic perspectives in reading them. They exist as separate books and as parts of others books in ... More


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