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Discourse Analysis

Maarten A. Hajer

in The Politics of Environmental Discourse

Published in print September 1997 | ISBN: 9780198293330
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599408 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019829333X.003.0003
 Discourse Analysis

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Introduces discourse analysis as a way to analyse the policy process. Draws on two different discourse analytical approaches: the work of Michel Foucault and the social psychological work by Michael Billig and Rom Harré. Concludes by comparing the analysis of policy making using the concept of discourse coalitions to the well‐known concept of ‘advocacy coalitions’.

Keywords: Michael, Billig discourse analysis; discourse coalition; Michel, Foucault; Rom, Harré; micro powers; story lines

Chapter.  12058 words. 

Subjects: Environment

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