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Discourse in a material world

Hardy, Cynthia and Thomas, Robyn 2015. Discourse in a material world. Journal of Management Studies 52 (5) , pp. 680-696. 10.1111/joms.12113

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Abstract

We challenge recent assertions that discourse studies cannot de facto address materiality. We demonstrate how a Foucauldian theorization of discourse provides a way to analyse the co‐constitutive nature of discursive and material processes, as well as explore the power relations implicated in these relationships. To illustrate our argument, we identify exemplary studies that have effectively combined a study of discourse and different aspects of materiality – bodies, objects, spaces, and practices. In doing so, we show how discourse scholars are able to study both materiality and power relations.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Publisher: Wiley
ISSN: 0022-2380
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2020 11:00
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/56767

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