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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


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