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Logics, discourse theory and methods Advances, challenges and ways forward

Glynos, Jason and Howarth, David and Flitcroft, Ryan and Love, Craig and Roussos, Konstantinos and Vazquez, Jimena (2021) 'Logics, discourse theory and methods Advances, challenges and ways forward.' Journal of Language and Politics, 20 (1). pp. 62-78. ISSN 1569-2159

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Abstract

Logics of Critical Explanation proposed a methodological approach that could render the insights of Poststructuralist Discourse Theory (PDT) and post-Marxist political theory more conducive to critical empirical research. It also offered a language with which to counter positivist tendencies to colonize the space of methods and research strategies, showing how PDT could facilitate both explanatory and critical endeavours. Since its publication in 2007, a number of studies have applied the logics framework to empirical cases, while critically engaging with its methodological and theoretical arguments. The main purpose of this article is to evaluate some of these developments, and to set out some future challenges faced by this research programme.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: logics; post-Marxist political theory; discourse theory; poststructuralist discourse analysis; methodology; fantasmatic logics; political logics; social logics; articulation; retroduction
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Government, Department of
Faculty of Science and Health
Faculty of Science and Health > Health and Social Care, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2020 09:32
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2022 14:19
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/29346

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