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Is there a single ‘right’ way to study political text?

By Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey


For anyone interested in the empirical analysis of political texts (speeches, committee deliberations, debates, political party manifestos), the simple answer to this question is a resounding “no”. But novices to the growing field of textual analysis might wonder “why not?

Topics: H Social Sciences (General), JA Political science (General)
Publisher: National Centre for Research Methods
Year: 2012
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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