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Categorization, interaction, policy and debate

Housley, William and Fitzgerald, Richard 2007. Categorization, interaction, policy and debate. Critical Discourse Studies 4 (2) , pp. 187-206. 10.1080/17405900701464840

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Abstract

During the course of this article the themes of public accountability, government policy, and interaction in media settings are examined. In particular, we examine empirical instances of media discourse as a means of exploring the use of identity categories, predicates, and configurations as a means of accomplishing policy debate in participatory frameworks such as radio phone-ins and the accountable frames of political interviews. This paper respecifies and explores the situated character of media settings as a means of documenting, describing, and illustrating the interactional methods associated with policy debate, public participation/representation, and democracy-in-action.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: English, Communication and Philosophy
Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
N Fine Arts > NE Print media
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Uncontrolled Keywords: Media ; Discourse ; Categorization ; Interaction ; Identity ; Public sphere
Publisher: Routledge
ISSN: 1740-5904
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2016 22:05
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/3249

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