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Discourse, practice, policy and organizing: some opening comments

Discourse, practice, policy and organizing: some opening comments Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to consider the interplay between discourse, policy and practice in relation to aspects of organization and processes of organizing. Design/methodology/approach – Provides an introduction to the six contributions contained in this special issue and discusses how they relate to the core theme. Findings – Highlights the need for an approach which treats discourses, policies and practices as connected and mutually implicated, rather than discrete, phenomena. Originality/value – Presents an approach to discourse analysis which promotes an engagement with wider aspects of social activity. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy Emerald Publishing

Discourse, practice, policy and organizing: some opening comments

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0144-333X
DOI
10.1108/01443330710835783
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to consider the interplay between discourse, policy and practice in relation to aspects of organization and processes of organizing. Design/methodology/approach – Provides an introduction to the six contributions contained in this special issue and discusses how they relate to the core theme. Findings – Highlights the need for an approach which treats discourses, policies and practices as connected and mutually implicated, rather than discrete, phenomena. Originality/value – Presents an approach to discourse analysis which promotes an engagement with wider aspects of social activity.

Journal

International Journal of Sociology and Social PolicyEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 30, 2007

Keywords: Organizational processes; Organizational analysis

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