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Discourse theory and political analysis

Howarth, D (1998) 'Discourse theory and political analysis.' In: Scarbrough, E and Tanenbaum, E, (eds.) Research Strategies in the Social Sciences: A Guide to New Approaches. Oxford University Press, 268 - 293. ISBN 978-0-19-829238-8

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Abstract

An overview of contributions to the development of discourse theoretical approaches in social science from the work of Althusser, Lacan, Derrida, Foucault, Laclau, and Mouffe. Particular attention is given to the concepts of signification, antagonisms, political subjectivity, agency, hegemony, the hermeneutical tradition in social science, and how to apply deconstruction methods.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Louis Althusser, deconstruction, Jacques Derrida, discourse theory, Michel Foucault, hermeneutics, Jacques Lacan, Ernesto Laclau, Chantal Mouffe, signification
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Government, Department of
Depositing User: Peter Josse
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2015 12:20
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:48
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/10313

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