Social policy and discourse analysis : policy change in public housing
Orthodox social policy research and analysis has focused on variables and quantitative measurement, and has downplayed the importance of meaning and identity. Taking a critical examination of social policy on public housing by way of illustration, this book demonstrates how discourse analysis can be use in applied research. Marston from RMIT.
Print Book, English, cop. 2004
Ashgate, Aldershot, cop. 2004
vii, 148 p. : gráf. ; 24 cm.
Introduction; Studying policy change; The place of critical discourse analysis in policy studies; Contextualizing the case study; Framing the 'problem' in mediatized policy discourse; Acts of resistance: interpreting the moral subjects of policy discourse; Possibilities and limitations of discourse analysis for policy studies; Bibliography; Index.