Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
How to Cite
Sealey, A. 2012. Realism. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
“Realism” is a term with a range of meanings in a number of academic disciplines. It is not a research method but a philosophical orientation, and even within philosophy “the word ‘realism’ is used in a bewildering variety of senses”
- language and social interaction;
- research methods in applied linguistics;
- sociocultural language studies