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Policy Analysis as Discursive Practice: The Argumentative Turn

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.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the last of four chapters offering a postempiricist methodology for policy inquiry based on the logic of practical discourse, and explores the dialectics (logical structure) of policy ... More


Conceptual Understanding in Light of Evolution

Joseph Rouse

in Articulating the World: Conceptual Understanding and the Scientific Image

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226293677
eISBN:
9780226293707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293707.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Naturalistic accounts of language and conceptual capacities more generally have heretofore been guided by the neo-Darwinian evolutionary synthesis. Niche construction and other aspects of an ... More


Language, Social Practice, and Conceptual Normativity

Joseph Rouse

in Articulating the World: Conceptual Understanding and the Scientific Image

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226293677
eISBN:
9780226293707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293707.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Recognizing language and other conceptual capacities as forms of behavioral niche construction that involve practical-perceptual skill requires understanding conceptual contentfulness in those terms. ... More


Studying Talk-at-Work: An Analysis of the Discursive Processes of Management Coaching Conversations

Florian Schulz and Chris Steyaert

in Language and Communication at Work: Discourse, Narrativity, and Organizing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198703082
eISBN:
9780191772443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703082.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter analyzes the discursive unfolding of interactions between a professional coach and a middle manager during a management coaching conversation, a specific form of talk-at-work. The ... More


Yodeling and Meaning in American Music

Timothy E. Wise

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805805
eISBN:
9781496805843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805805.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Considering yodeling as a musical device in American music, this book investigates in parallel two ways of understanding various meanings associated with yodeling: as the connotative functions of ... More


Studying social action in interaction

Beatrix Futák-Campbell

in Practising EU Foreign Policy: Russia and the Eastern Neighbours

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719095894
eISBN:
9781526132369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095894.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Some parts of the discursive literature in IR overlap with the scholarship that focuses on foreign policy practices. This is not surprising given the specific intentions by the scholars behind the ... More


The Work of Giorgio Agamben: Law, Literature, Life

Justin Clemens and Nicholas Heron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634620
eISBN:
9780748652440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634620.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Giorgio Agamben has emerged, in the past five years, as one of the most important continental philosophers. This burgeoning popularity of his work has largely been confined to a study of the homo ... More


Yodeling in Music and in Discourse about Music

Timothy E. Wise

in Yodeling and Meaning in American Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805805
eISBN:
9781496805843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805805.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The introduction discusses music as a discursive practice that encodes musical sounds with meanings. It highlights some of the implications resulting from the introduction of the folk yodel into ... More


Entries into Meaning: Socialization via Narrative in the Early Years

Peggy J. Miller

in Advances in Culture and Psychology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199336715
eISBN:
9780190255794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199336715.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter approaches early socialization through the prism of narrative practices. Because socialization is an inherently interdisciplinary problem, the discussion is grounded in interdisciplinary ... More


School Culture Rituals and Ceremonies

Meenakshi Thapan

in Life at School: An Ethnographic Study

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679649
eISBN:
9780199081837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679649.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

School culture is based on values and norms which, in the Rishi Valley School, are derived from two kinds of practice that are constitutive of school life: organizational practice and discursive ... More


Constructing the ‘European’

Beatrix Futák-Campbell

in Practising EU Foreign Policy: Russia and the Eastern Neighbours

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719095894
eISBN:
9781526132369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095894.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter is about collective identity and how practitioners define this highly complex topic. Two main patterns emerge from the corpus. Practitioners’ main concerns while discussing the concept ... More


Gender and Reading: Form, Rhetoric, and Community in Women’s Poetic Criticism

Grace S. Fong

in Herself an Author: Gender, Agency, and Writing in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831868
eISBN:
9780824869175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831868.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter investigates the forms and rhetoric of poetic criticism adopted or invented by women poets and critics from the period of the Ming-Qing transition to the late Qing. These include ... More


Congress after Indira: Policy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

Zoya Hasan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195685978
eISBN:
9780199082216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685978.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The political history of modern India is intimately intertwined with the history of the Indian National Congress. The Congress is unique not only for its longevity but also for its role in the ... More


Communication and Magic: Authorized Voice, Legal-Linguistic Habitus, and the Recontextualization of “Beyond Reasonable Doubt”

Chris Heffer

in Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chris Heffer sets out an argument, illustrated through judicial attitudes to jury instruction on the criminal standard of proof, about how authorized language can lead over time to a breakdown in ... More


The normative role of the EU in the eastern region

Beatrix Futák-Campbell

in Practising EU Foreign Policy: Russia and the Eastern Neighbours

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719095894
eISBN:
9781526132369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095894.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter focuses on norms and the functions of norms in EU foreign policy. The analysis presented here offers an evaluation of the EU’s role as a normative power in the region, examining what EU ... More


EU foreign policy as a vocation for Europe

Beatrix Futák-Campbell

in Practising EU Foreign Policy: Russia and the Eastern Neighbours

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719095894
eISBN:
9781526132369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095894.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter focus on the moral concerns of practitioners regarding the eastern neighbourhood. The normative power literature deliberately decouples norms from values. But this chapter demonstrates ... More


Concepts

Floris Bernard

in Writing and Reading Byzantine Secular Poetry, 1025–1081

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198703747
eISBN:
9780191773044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703747.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses contemporary Byzantine definitions and conceptions of poetry and literature. To that end, it investigates the role of the poet in society, reviews meta-literary and meta-poetic ... More


Politics of Memory: On the Treatment of Hate

Barbara Cassin

in Sophistical Practice: Toward a Consistent Relativism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256389
eISBN:
9780823261345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256389.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter compares three radically heterogeneous models for managing the relation between past and future: two procedures of exception (in Athens, after the civil war, the decree of 403 BC—it is ... More


How does who we are shape the knowledge we produce? Doing collaborative research about personality disorders

Steve Gillard, Kati Turner, and Marion Neffgen

in Mental health service users in research: Critical sociological perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447307334
eISBN:
9781447307938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307334.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter describes a project about personality disorders and recovery where ‘service user involvement’ in research is seen actively to shape the research evidence base. ‘Coproduction’ of ... More


Narcissism and Autognosis: Sassoon, 1936–42

Robert Hemmings

in Modern Nostalgia: Siegfried Sassoon, Trauma and the Second World War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633067
eISBN:
9780748651887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633067.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter investigates the obvious presence of narcissism and nostalgia in Sassoon’s works, which two concepts have psychological and literary roots, and can present tropes that shed some light on ... More


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