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Analyzing Text and Discourse

Analyzing Text and Discourse
Nine Approaches for the Social Sciences

Second Edition

May 2024 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Choose the right methodological tools to answer your research question and know how to use them with this anthology of textual analysis approaches. 

Each chapter provides not only relevant theoretical background behind each methodology, but also its advantages and challenges, its potential applications, and its relationship to studying social phenomenon. Through step-by-step worked examples of real-world data, you get an in-depth window into each method in action and learn how to apply the same techniques successfully and confidently in your own research. 

Methods include: 
Content analysis 
Narrative analysis 
Critical discourse studies 
Multimodal discourse analysis 

Chapter 1: Analysing Text and Discourse in the Social Sciences
Chapter 2: Content Analysis
Chapter 3: Analysis of Ideas and Ideological Thought
Chapter 4: Conceptual History
Chapter 5: Narrative Analysis
Chapter 6: Three Poststructural Approaches to Discourse Analysis
Chapter 7: Critical Discourse Studies
Chapter 8: Multimodal Discourse Analysis
Key features
  • A standard format with clear, worked examples showing the most used approaches and the tools used alongside them, to introduce a range of key approachesmaking it easier for readers to choose the right approach for their research
  • Features contemporary and relatable real-world examples from a variety of media and cultures to help readers see the methods in action

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