Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Andrew McKinlay and
  2. Chris McVittie

Published Online: 23 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303094.ch1

Social Psychology and Discourse

Social Psychology and Discourse

How to Cite

McKinlay, A. and McVittie, C. (2008) Introduction, in Social Psychology and Discourse, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303094.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146586

Online ISBN: 9781444303094

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Keywords:

  • nature of social psychology;
  • social psychology as science;
  • social psychology - methods and data;
  • conversation analysis (CA);
  • discourse analysis (DA);
  • critical discourse analysis (CDA);
  • Foucauldian discourse analysis (FDA);
  • discursive psychology;
  • rhetorical psychology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Social Psychology?

  • What is Discourse?

  • A Note on Ethics

  • About this Book

  • Further reading

  • Appendix: A Note on Transcription