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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
409 words

A written account of a human life thought worthy of memory. Early examples are chiefly didactic in purpose; the influential

case study

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A research method that engages in the close, detailed examination of a single example or phenomenon. In some instances, it may be a version of ideographic rather than nomothetic investigation—seeking ...
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Generally refers to approaches to the study of language that examine the conditions of possibility of particular statements and their effects. Discourse analysis, in this sense, situates specific ...

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