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A technique used to study written material (often advertising copy) to reduce it to meaningful units, using carefully applied rules. It provides an objective and systematic description of ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

... analysis A method of objectively and systematically analysing communications and written documents by creating categories to classify qualitative information. Content analysis has been used to analyse the behaviour of coaches during a...

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A Dictionary of Human Geography

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Human Geography
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102 words

... analysis An analysis of text with respect to its content, message, and audience. Content analysis seeks to make sense of the diverse range of written texts through which people communicate—letters, newspapers, policy documents, novels, etc. It does this by systematically breaking down the text into component parts and coding them with respect to their content. By grouping similar pieces of text together inferences can be made about the producers of a text, its message, and its audience. Content analysis can be both quantitative , using descriptive...

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A Dictionary of Journalism

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Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
66 words

...content analysis The systematic study of media output by categorizing, coding, counting, and tabulating various components and factors of journalism produced by particular outlets during a sample period. Such quantitative content analysis is a frequently used research methodology within journalism studies , where it is sometimes combined (or triangulated) with more qualitative research methods such as interviewing, focus groups, newsroom observation, or critical discourse analysis...

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A Dictionary of Business and Management (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
33 words

... analysis A technique used to study written material (often advertising copy) to reduce it to meaningful units, using carefully applied rules. It provides an objective and systematic description of a communication’s content...

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A Dictionary of Public Health (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018

...content analysis The systematic quantitative and qualitative examination of information gathered by pictorial and verbal methods in order to assess a situation such as the prevailing social values of a community. ...

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A Dictionary of Sports Studies

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
Length:
139 words

... analysis A technique invaluable for the rigorous analysis of sport media and sport-related texts. It comprises the systematic counting and classification of topics, subjects, words, or themes in, say, newspaper sport pages; or the counting of column inches dedicated to particular sports or sports performers, and their visual representation. Its roots lie in mid-20th-century communications science in the USA, and the analysis of political propaganda. Content analysis of newspaper coverage of sport has revealed the persisting prominence in sport reporting...

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A Dictionary of Geography (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2023

... analysis A methodology in social science for making sense of recorded human communication including news media, policy documents, letters, and video or novels—particularly written texts. Content in multimedia formats, from a variety of outlets, is collected and then coded for common themes and ideas. For an online, clear, step-by-step user’s guide see Amy Luo Scribbr...

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A Dictionary of Social Research Methods

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Sociology
Length:
102 words

...content analysis A method of analysing a chosen sample of documents by dividing the content into predetermined categories (or themes) and systematically quantifying the number of occurrences of content in each category. When used in connection with qualitative research, themes are allowed to emerge out of the data. There is an emphasis on the role of the researcher in the construction of meaning in a text and the significance of the context in which it appeared. Content analysis of themes not explicitly mentioned can be aided by coding the occurrence of the...

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
132 words

... analysis A group of formal and, especially, statistical techniques used to analyze texts. Content analysis began as a method for analyzing propaganda during World War II; it consisted mostly of evaluations of the relative significance of subjects, as based on the incidence of particular words or phrases. This counting and sorting of words was one of the first applications of computers in the social sciences. In the postwar decades, content analysis became a popular form of analyzing texts and large bodies of related documents, growing more accessible as...

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
119 words

... analysis A primarily quantitative type of formal textual analysis involving the systematic categorization and counting of recurrent elements in the form or content of texts ( see also coding ). It has been widely employed in the study of bias and balance in news coverage ( see also Glasgow media group ). However, the fact that an item occurs frequently in a text does not establish its significance. A rare occurrence may be more important than a frequent one. Indeed, what is most significant may be what is absent. Researchers often...

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A Dictionary of Sociology (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Sociology
Length:
249 words

... analysis A method for identifying the meaning of a text by reducing it to a much smaller summary or representation of its principal themes or ideas. Bernard Berelson ( Content Analysis in Communication Research , 1952) saw it as an ‘objective, systematic and quantitative’ method, though others have recognized more qualitative elements. The technique was largely developed in the 1940s for propaganda and communication studies (‘Who says what to whom and with what effect?’, as Harold Lasswell puts it in his essay on ‘Describing the Contents of...

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015

... analysis n. A collection of techniques often used in qualitative research for the systematic and objective description and classification of the manifest or latent subject matter of written or spoken verbal communications, usually by counting the incidence or coincidence of utterances falling into several (usually predetermined)...

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A Dictionary of Business Research Methods

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
105 words

... analysis Research technique that uses categorization protocols for systematically describing all modes of communications (spoken, visual, or written) and for transforming the information from qualitative forms into quantitative data . For example, it can be used to classify responses to closed and open-ended questions in interviews and surveys , and to transform them into data to which a limited set of quantitative techniques can be applied. The technique may include computer-assisted methods for determining the presence and frequency of key...

Content Analysis in Climate Change Communication

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Julia Metag

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
11,833 words
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...Change Communication There are various analytical techniques that can be used in content analysis. They range from different methods of statistical analysis (descriptive and multivariate statistics) to different thematic analyses. Frequency analysis, framing analysis, and narrative analysis are three of the most frequently employed analytical techniques in content analyses of climate change communication. Frequency Analysis A very common and basic form of content analysis is used by studies dealing with issue salience and issue attention to climate change...

Content Analysis in the Study of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture

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Lisa A. Kort-Butler

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
4,986 words

... Analysis in the Study of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture Defining Content Analysis As a research method, content analysis exists somewhere between purely quantitative and purely qualitative. In the study of crime in the media, research ranges from studies that count or otherwise quantify texts for the purpose of statistical analysis to studies that explore presentation and representation of crime-related issues. Even in those quantitatively oriented studies, results are given qualitative consideration. Increasingly, in the criminological study of...

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A technique used to study written material (often advertising copy) to reduce it to meaningful units, using carefully applied rules. It provides an objective and systematic description of a ...
6 The European Printing Revolution

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Cristina Dondi

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
6,151 words
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Oxford University Press
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...4 The physical appearance and textual content of early printed books 5 The contribution of the Church and religious orders 6 New aspects 7 Distribution 8 The Venetian success 9 Loss and survival 10 The outlook now 1 Introduction Printing with movable *type , a European invention of the mid-15 th century, revolutionized the making and use of books. The innovative nature of the invention and its implications were felt and discussed from the 15 th century onwards; however, a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the phenomenon is largely a product of...

14 Printed Ephemera

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Michael Harris

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
7,085 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
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...from the materials that were produced and distributed in forms usually identified as ephemeral. The ebb and flow of their content in and out of serial publications, for example, gives print a much more fluid character than the serried rows of volumes on the library shelf seem to suggest. Similarly, books are surrounded by concentric circles of print relating to every aspect of their production, sale, and ownership, without which their content can hardly make sense. Book history has moved towards an interest in the reception and social context of print, making...

The Indonesian Revolution

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Muhammad Natsir

Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook

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Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
Length:
5,838 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

...all of a sudden, our nation took a form other than what had been portrayed from the beginning. [The Dutch] had given the Indonesian people the title “ het zachtste volk der aarde ” (the softest people in the world)—gentle of spirit in the sense of willing compliance and being content under the rule of the acknowledged masters. But this most gentle folk now, suddenly, has undergone a metamorphosis, a radical change. If formerly they might have been likened to sheep or goats which only follow, now, suddenly they became like tigers showing such courage...

Universalism in Islam

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Chandra Muzaffar

Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook

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Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
Length:
4,421 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

...non-Malays. In that sense, it reveals the true character of the whole agitation for an Islamic state. Thirdly, if it were a genuine Islamic movement inspired by a genuine Islamic consciousness there would have been an increasing endeavor to study and analyze the structure and content of an Islamic society in Malaysia. This is particularly important in our context because the non-Muslim segment is a little more than half of the total population. How this large number of non-Muslims would fit into an Islamic society, what their rights and roles would be, what...

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