Discursive Psychology (inquiries In Social Construction Series)

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ISBN : 080398443X

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This accessible text introduces the key elements of a discursive approach to psychology. This focuses on how discourse - naturally occurring talk and text - can be studied and understood as the accomplishment of social action. Building on discourse analysis, the authors present an integrated discursive action model which leads to a radical reworking of some of psychology's most central concepts - language, cognition, truth, knowledge and reality.

The implications of a discursive perspective for such topics are explored alongside a sustained argument against the perceptual-cognitivist emphasis that currently dominates psychology. A particular theme is the reconceptualization of memory and attribution. The authors exam
Author : Derek Edwards
ISBN : 080398443X
Language : English
No of Pages : 208
Edition : 1
Publication Date : 5/27/1992
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 8.5x5.5x0.6
Book weight : 0.01

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