Monthly Archives: May 2014

How to do a discourse analysis

Students embarking on their undergraduate research project often claim that they want to carry out some form of discourse analysis without any clear idea what this means. This useful article from the PoliticsEastAsia blog provides a┬ácomprehensive introduction to discourse analysis … Continue reading

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Let’s hear it for librarians, the pitbulls of democracy

I don’t like the phrase, ‘library-based research’. It implies that research either takes place in the library or somewhere else. That students can choose between undertaking their own fieldwork or spending time in the library reading the findings of others … Continue reading

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