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  1. David Lauer (2012). Expressivism and the Layer Cake Picture of Discursive Practice. Philosophia 40 (1):55-73.score: 240.0
    Robert Brandom defends the intelligibility of the notion of a fully discursive practice that does not include any kind of logical vocabulary. Logical vocabulary, according to his account, should be understood as an optional extra to discursive practice, not as a necessary ingredient. Call this the Layer Cake Picture of the relation of logical to non-logical discursive practices. The aim pursued in this paper is to show, by way of an internal critique, that the Layer (...)
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  2. Sean Zdenek (2003). Artificial Intelligence as a Discursive Practice: The Case of Embodied Software Agent Systems. [REVIEW] AI and Society 17 (3-4):340-363.score: 152.0
    In this paper, I explore some of the ways in which Artificial Intelligence (AI) is mediated discursively. I assume that AI is informed by an “ancestral dream” to reproduce nature by artificial means. This dream drives the production of “cyborg discourse”, which hinges on the belief that human nature (especially intelligence) can be reduced to symbol manipulation and hence replicated in a machine. Cyborg discourse, I suggest, produces AI systems by rhetorical means; it does not merely describe AI systems or (...)
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  3. Allan Gibbard (1996). Review Essays: Thought, Norms, and Discursive Practice: Commentary on Robert Brandom, Making It Explicit. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 56 (3):699-717.score: 150.0
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  4. Evert Van Leeuwen & Gerrit K. Kimsma (1997). Philosophy of Medical Practice: A Discursive Approach. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 18 (1-2).score: 150.0
    In spite of the seminal work A Philosophical Basis of Medical Practice, the debate on the task and goals of philosophy of medicine still continues. From an European perspective it is argued that the main topics dealt with by Pellegrino and Thomasma are still particularly relevant to medical practice as a healing practice, while expressing the need for a philosophy of medicine. Medical practice is a discursive practice which is highly influenced by other (...) practices like science, law and economics. Philosophical analysis of those influences is needed to discern their effect on the goals of medicine and on the ways in which the self-image of man may be changed. The nature of medical practice and discourse itself makes it necessary to include different philosophical disciplines, like philosophy of science, of law, ethics, and epistemology. Possible scenario's of euthanasia and the human genome project in the USA and Europe are used to exemplify how philosopy of medicine can contribute to a realistic understanding of the problems which are related to the goals of medicine and health care. (shrink)
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  5. Robert Brandom (2010). Conceptual Content and Discursive Practice. Grazer Philosophische Studien 81 (1):13-35.score: 150.0
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  6. Allan Gibbard (1996). Thought, Norms, and Discursive Practice. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 56 (3):699-717.score: 150.0
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  7. T. Midtgarden (2013). Conflicting and Complementary Conceptions of Discursive Practice in Non-Metaphysical Interpretations of Hegel. Philosophy and Social Criticism 39 (6):559-576.score: 150.0
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  8. Richard Amesbury (2005). Morality and Social Criticism : The Force of Reasons in Discursive Practice. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 150.0
    This book brings recent developments in Anglo-American philosophy into engagement with dominant currents in contemporary European social theory in order to articulate a pragmatic account of moral criticism. Presented in a lively and accessible style that avoids technical jargon, Morality and Social Criticism argues that the objectivity of moral discourse can be preserved without recourse to the overweening philosophical ambitions of the Enlightenment.
     
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  9. Fataneh Farahani (2002). The Absent Presence: Reflections on the Discursive Practice of Veiling. In Insa Härtel & Sigrid Schade (eds.), Body and Representation. Leske + Budrich. 99--106.score: 150.0
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  10. Shuta Kagawa & Yuji Moro (2009). Spinozic Reconsiderations of the Concept of Activity : Politico-Affective Process and Discursive Practice in the Transitive Learning. In Annalisa Sannino, Harry Daniels & Kris D. Gutierrez (eds.), Learning and Expanding with Activity Theory. Cambridge University Press. 176.score: 150.0
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  11. Bonnie McElhinny & Shaylih Muehlmann (2006). Discursive Practice Theory. In Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics.score: 150.0
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  12. Andrew Sargent (2012). Reframing Caring as Discursive Practice: A Critical Review of Conceptual Analyses of Caring in Nursing. Nursing Inquiry 19 (2):134-143.score: 150.0
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  13. Andy Lock & Tom Strong (eds.) (2012). Discursive Perspectives in Therapeutic Practice. Oup Oxford.score: 144.0
    Psychotherapy is inherently discursive, yet, only recently, has the role that discourse plays in therapy been recognized as a focus in itself for analysis and intervention. Discursive Perspectives in Therapeutic Practice presents a overview of discursive perspectives in therapy, along with an account of their philosophical underpinnings.
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  14. Jared A. Millson, Queries and Assertions in Minimally Discursive Practices. Questions, Discourse and Dialogue: 20 Years After Making It Explicit, Proceedings of AISB50.score: 128.0
    Robert Brandom’s normative-pragmatic theory is intended to represent the minimal set of practical abilities whose exhibition qualifies creatures as speaking a language. His model of a minimally discursive practice (MDP) is one in which participants, devoid of logical vocabulary, are only capable of making assertions and drawing inferences. This paper argues that Brandom’s purely assertional practices are not MDPs and that speech acts of asking questions (queries) must be included in any practice that counts as an MDP. (...)
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  15. Tim Corcoran (2005). Legislative Practice as Discursive Action: A Performance in Three Parts. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 18 (3-4):263-283.score: 120.0
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  16. Steven Hendley (2010). Answerable to the World: Experience and Practical Intentionality in Brandom's and McDowell's "Intramural" Debate. Theoria 76 (2):129-151.score: 100.0
    Robert Brandom and John McDowell pursue similar, yet strikingly different approaches to a shared problem: that of how we can be answerable to the world in our beliefs about it in the wake of Sellars' critique of the myth of the given. While McDowell attempts to rehabilitate the idea that experience is capable of providing justifications for our beliefs, Brandom constructs a sophisticated social-pragmatist account of the objectivity of our conceptual commitments in which experience is, as he says, not one (...)
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  17. Eva Bendix Petersen (2008). The Conduct of Concern: Exclusionary Discursive Practices and Subject Positions in Academia. Educational Philosophy and Theory 40 (3):394–406.score: 100.0
    Drawing on material collected amongst Danish and Australian humanities and social science academics, the article illustrates and problematises a particular and recurring discursive practice amongst academics: 'the conduct of concern'. Conceptualising the conduct of concern as an exclusionary and de-legitimising discursive practice, the article offers a (mis)reading of some of the storylines and constructions it could be seen to invoke and reproduce—amongst others, the idea of the autonomous, rational academic subject. The author discusses the conduct of (...)
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  18. Kenneth Shockley (2006). On Participation and Membership in Discursive Practices. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 36 (1):67-85.score: 96.0
    For a view which grounds norms in the practices of a particular group, determining who is in that group will determine the scope of those norms. Such a view requires an account of what it is to be a member of the group subject to that practice. In this article, the author presents the beginnings of such an account, limiting his inquiry to discursive practices; we might characterize such practices as those which require, as a condition of participation, (...)
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  19. Andrea Werner (2008). The Influence of Christian Identity on SME Owner–Managers' Conceptualisations of Business Practice. Journal of Business Ethics 82 (2):449 - 462.score: 84.0
    This paper reports on the findings of a qualitative study to understand how active adherence to the Christian faith influences the way SME owner-managers conceptualise their business practices. The study was based on in-depth interviews with 21 Christian SME owner-managers in Germany and the UK. Using a socio-psychological approach, the data analysis yielded a range of linguistic and conceptual resources that are peculiar to Christian discourse and that have the potential to influence business activity in rather distinctive ways. This paper (...)
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  20. Vianu Muresan (2010). „Între” arhivã si diagramã sau cunoasterea ca practicã a puterii/ „Between" Archive and Diagram or the Knowledge as Practice of Power. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 4 (10):150-165.score: 78.0
    Taking into consideration the concepts of „knowledge” and „power”, whose correlation authored the very idea of modernity, this study on Foucault traces their evolution through two cultural patterns: the archive and the diagram. A world picture can be constructed only by making appeal to the archives of knowledge. In every historical moment the structure and the quality of the archive actuate the initiatives of power, that is, the play of forces between actors, institutions, centres of decision in society, and between (...)
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  21. José Medina (2010). Wittgenstein as a Rebel: Dissidence and Contestation in Discursive Practices. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 18 (1):1 – 29.score: 76.0
    Through a new interpretation of Wittgenstein's rule-following discussions, this article defends a negotiating model of normativity according to which normative authority is always subject to contestation. To refute both individualism and collectivism, I supplement Wittgenstein's Private Language Argument with a Social Language Argument, showing that normativity cannot be monopolized either individually or socially (i.e. it cannot be privatized or collectivized). The negotiating view of normativity here developed lays the foundations of a politics of radical contestation which converges with Chantal Mouffe's (...)
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  22. Akel Isma'il Kahera (2011). Reading the Islamic City: Discursive Practices and Legal Judgment. Lexington Books.score: 76.0
    While it seems clear that the shari ah had a formative influence on property rights, public space and land use, the primary aim of this book is to study what implications the practice of the Maliki school of Islamic law have for the ...
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  23. Nick Couldry (2003). Digital Divide or Discursive Design? On the Emerging Ethics of Information Space. Ethics and Information Technology 5 (2):89-97.score: 66.0
    This article seeks to identify, theoretically,some broad ethical issues about the type ofspace which the Internet is becoming, issueswhich are closely linked to developing newagendas for empirical research into Internetuse. It seeks to move away from the concept of''digital divide'' which has dominated debate inthis area while presuming a rather staticnotion of the space which the Internet is, orcould become. Instead, it draws on deliberativedemocracy theory in general and John Dryzek''sconcept of ''discursive design'' in particular toformulate six types of (...)
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  24. David Sherry (2006). Formal Logic for Informal Logicians. Informal Logic 26 (2):199-220.score: 60.0
    Classical logic yields counterintuitive results for numerous propositional argument forms. The usual alternatives (modal logic, relevance logic, etc.) generate counterintuitive results of their own. The counterintuitive results create problems—especially pedagogical problems—for informal logicians who wish to use formal logic to analyze ordinary argumentation. This paper presents a system, PL– (propositional logic minus the funny business), based on the idea that paradigmatic valid argument forms arise from justificatory or explanatory discourse. PL– avoids the pedagogical difficulties without sacrificing insight into argument.
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  25. Piet Strydom (2006). Intersubjectivity – Interactionist or Discursive? Reflections on Habermas’ Critique of Brandom. Philosophy and Social Criticism 32 (2):155-172.score: 60.0
    This article argues that there is a marked ambivalence in Habermas’ concept of intersubjectivity in that he wavers between an interactionist and a discursive understanding. This ambivalence is demonstrated with reference to his recent critique of Robert Brandom's normative pragmatic theory of discursive practice. Although Habermas is a leading theorist of discourse as an epistemically steered process, he allows his interpretation of Brandom's theory as suffering from objective idealism to compel him to recoil from discourse and to (...)
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  26. Tanja Pritzlaff (2012). Disagreement, Error and Two Senses of Incompatibility—The Relational Function of Discursive Updating. Philosophia 40 (1):121-138.score: 60.0
    In Between Saying and Doing: Towards an Analytic Pragmatism , Robert B. Brandom puts forward a general method of formally representing relations between meaning and use (between vocabularies and practices-or-abilities) and shows how discursive intentionality can be understood as a pragmatically mediated semantic relation. In this context, the activity that pragmatically mediates the semantic relations characteristic of discursive intentionality is specified as a practice of discursive updating —a practice of rectifying commitments and removing incompatibilities. The (...)
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  27. Gary Radford (2000). Conversations, Conferences, and the Practice of Intellectual Discussion. Human Studies 23 (3):211-225.score: 60.0
    This paper analyzes a conference panel discussion entitled "Identity in Crisis: The Issue of Agency in Social Constructionism and Postmodernism" in order to identify some limits to intellectual discussion. The panel participants made a deliberate attempt to engage in a self-reflexive language game about the language game of intellectual discussion in the conference format. This attempt revealed the highly sedimented nature of discursive practice in the conference setting, at least, and perhaps more generally. This analysis of the extent (...)
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  28. Anna-Maija Lämsä & Teppo Sintonen (2001). A Discursive Approach to Understanding Women Leaders in Working Life. Journal of Business Ethics 34 (3-4):255 - 267.score: 56.0
    In this paper, we develop a theoretical framework for understanding women leaders in working life. Our starting point is in statistics and earlier women-in-management literature, which show that women leaders represent a minority of the managerial population. We assume such underlying mechanisms causing discriminatory practices towards women leaders to exist which have become naturalized and invisible. Our concern is that everyone irrespective of gender should have a fair chance in career progression. This is both a moral and also an economic (...)
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  29. G. B. Madison (1991). The Practice of Theory, the Theory of Practice∗. Critical Review 5 (2):179-202.score: 56.0
    In response to the recent antitheory movement which has called into question the relevance of theory itself, this paper seeks to defend the practice of theory. Taking hermeneutical theory as its model, it seeks to show how a properly postmodern conception of the role and function of theory eludes the criticisms elaborated by various antitheorists. In formulating a new way of envisaging the relation betweeen theory and practice, it seeks not only to defend the theoretical enterprise but to (...)
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  30. Thomas M. Besch (2014). On Discursive Respect. Social Theory and Practice 40 (2):207-231.score: 54.0
    Moral and political forms of constructivism accord to people strong, “constitutive” forms of discursive standing and so build on, or express, a commitment to discursive respect. The paper explores dimensions of discursive respect, i.e., depth, scope, and purchase; it addresses tenuous interdependencies between them; on this basis, it identifies limitations of the idea of discursive respect and of constructivism. The task of locating discursive respect in the normative space defined by its three dimensions is partly, (...)
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  31. Ofelia Schutte (2011). Engaging Latin American Feminisms Today: Methods, Theory, Practice. Hypatia 26 (4):783-803.score: 54.0
    This paper articulates a methodological strategy for creating a “conceptual home” whose aim is the enabling and promotion of Latin American feminist philosophy in the context of Latin American feminist theory's concern for the relationship between theory and practice. The author argues that philosophy as a discipline is still too compromised by masculine-dominant, Anglocentric, and Eurocentric ways of representing knowledge such that discursive and ideological impediments make it difficult to conceive and develop ways of feminist theorizing that arise (...)
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  32. J. Baird Callicott (1996). How Environmental Ethical Theory May Be Put Into Practice. Ethics and the Environment 1 (1):3 - 14.score: 54.0
    Environmentalists do not appear to walk their walk as consistently as animal liberationists and anti-abortionists. Are we therefore more hypocritical? Maybe; but there's another explanation. Unlike concern for individual animals or individual fetuses, environmental concerns are holistic (systemic)—air and waterpollution, species <span class='Hi'>extinction</span>, diminished ecological health and integrity. One pro-life pregnant woman may preserve the life of one unborn baby, the one in her uterus; and one animal liberationist can save the life of one animal, the one he didn't eat. (...)
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  33. Merlinda Weinberg (2005). Articles: A Case for an Expanded Framework of Ethics in Practice. Ethics and Behavior 15 (4):327 – 338.score: 54.0
    Using a case vignette as an illustration, an expanded framework for examining ethical issues in human service practice is proposed. The article argues that the helping relationship is multiply constructed through discursive fields, rather than being a given, and that the lens of ethics must be widened to understand both the highly contradictory nature of practice, with its accompanying paradoxes, and the broader structures that constrain and influence practitioners. The article draws on the centrality of the concept (...)
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  34. Christopher Monson (2005). Practical Discourse: Learning and the Ethical Construction of Environmental Design Practice. Ethics, Place and Environment 8 (2):181 – 200.score: 54.0
    Through established modern theories of design thinking, the internalization of environmental design through studio education is fundamentally a construct of ego-centrism. This fact subsequently inhibits an intersubjective and discursive professional ethic. Alternatively, a pedagogy set within a construct of practical discourse could ground an ethical construction of practice which more accurately reflects the realities of intersubjectivity found in human learning, in the best possibilities of studio education, and in the discursive processes fundamental to environmental (...) in society. (shrink)
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  35. Christoph Brunner (2011). Nice-Looking Obstacles: Parkour as Urban Practice of Deterritorialization. [REVIEW] AI and Society 26 (2):143-152.score: 54.0
    Most academic publications refer to Parkour as a subversive and embodied tactic that challenges hegemonic discourses of discipline and control. Architecture becomes the playful ground where new ways to move take form. These approaches rarely address the material and embodied relations that occur in these practices and remain on the discursive plane of cultural signifiers. A theory of movement between bodies as the founding aspect of Parkour unfolds alternative concepts of body, space, time and movement beyond the discursive. (...)
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  36. Marjo E. Siltaoja & Tiina J. Onkila (2013). Business in Society or Business and Society: The Construction of Business–Society Relations in Responsibility Reports From a Critical Discursive Perspective. Business Ethics: A European Review 22 (4):357-373.score: 54.0
    In this article, we analyse the discursive construction of business–society relations in Finnish businesses’ social and environmental responsibility reports. Drawing on critical discourse analysis, we examine how these discursive constructions maintain and reproduce various interests and societal conditions as a precondition of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Our study contributes to the recent discussion on discursive struggles in business–society relations and the role various interests play in this struggle. We find that not only are power asymmetries between actors (...)
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  37. Allan F. Gibbard (1996). Thoughts, Norms, and Discursive Practices: Commentary on Brandom. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 56 (3):699-717.score: 50.0
  38. J. C. Walker (1989). Symbolic Orders and Discursive Practices: A Reply to Bronwyn Davies. Educational Philosophy and Theory 21 (1):21–35.score: 50.0
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  39. Madeleine Scheter (2000). From Language to Languaging: Discursive Practices and Theoretical Models. Pragmatics and Cognition 8 (2):423-434.score: 50.0
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  40. Matheus Machado Vieira (2013). A Mulher e a Família nas práticas discursivas de Dom Antônio Mazzarotto: primeiro bispo diocesano de Ponta Grossa- PR (The woman and familiy in the discursive practices of Dom Antônio Mazzarotto: first diocesan bishop of Ponta Grossa - PR). Horizonte 11 (30):757-774.score: 50.0
    Este trabalho tem o objetivo de analisar a representação da mulher e da família no discurso de Dom Antônio Mazzarotto, primeiro bispo de Ponta Grossa-PR (1930-1965). Dom Antônio Mazzarotto representou o esforço normatizador da instituição católica na diocese que tomou posse em três de Maio de 1930. Nesta desenvolveu em trinta e cinco anos um intenso trabalho pastoral. Uma das estratégias de seu bispado foi à publicação de cartas pastorais para se comunicar com o clero e os fiéis. Durante sua (...)
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  41. Jeff Hearn (1998). Theorizing Men and Men's Theorizing: Varieties of Discursive Practices in Men's Theorizing of Men. Theory and Society 27 (6):781-816.score: 50.0
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  42. Oleg Kharkhordin (2010). Why Res Publica is Not a State: The Stoic Grammar and Discursive Practices in Cicero's Conception. History of Political Thought 31 (2):221-246.score: 50.0
    While most scholars took Cicero's Stoicism to be reflected in the content of his theories, this article tries to examine the 'how' rather than the 'what' of his statements. The article starts with the privileging of the verb in what the Stoics termed lekta, then considers how the term res publica fared in full lekta, pronounced by Cicero and his republican contemporaries (first and second sections). Then a Stoic theory of definition is analysed to elucidate an incorporeal quality of the (...)
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  43. M. Schechter (2001). Review Article: “Beyond the Symbol Model: Reflections on the Representational Nature of Language” by John Stewart (Ed.): Discursive Practices and Theoretical Models. [REVIEW] Pragmatics and Cognition 8 (2):423-434.score: 50.0
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  44. Natalie G. Adams (1999). Fighting to Be Somebody: Resisting Erasure and the Discursive Practices of Female Adolescent. Educational Studies 30 (2):115-139.score: 50.0
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  45. Ken Masugi (1984). Language and Political Understanding--The Politics of Discursive Practices. Review of Metaphysics 37 (3):652-654.score: 50.0
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  46. Amélie Perron & Dave Holmes (2011). Constructing Mentally Ill Inmates: Nurses' Discursive Practices in Corrections. Nursing Inquiry 18 (3):191-204.score: 50.0
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  47. Andrew Stables (2005). Multiculturalism and Moral Education: Individual Positioning, Dialogue and Cultural Practice. Journal of Moral Education 34 (2):185-197.score: 42.0
    Multicultural education can be seen as generally premised on two assumptions. The first is often made explicit: that children should learn not to discriminate unfairly on grounds of ethnicity or culture. To this degree, multiculturalism is clearly morally educative, encouraging children to see others in terms of their common humanity rather than their cultural differences. The second is more implicit and diffuse: that sensitivity to cultural and ethnic difference ipso facto promotes social justice and/or harmony between people(s) and thus is (...)
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  48. John Thompson & Ian Scoones (1994). Challenging the Populist Perspective: Rural People's Knowledge, Agricultural Research, and Extension Practice. [REVIEW] Agriculture and Human Values 11 (2-3):58-76.score: 42.0
    Recent trends in agricultural science have emphasized the need to make local people active participants in the research and development process. Working under the populist banner “Farmer First”, the focus has been on bridging gaps between development professionals and local people, pointing to the inadequate understanding of insiders' knowledge, practices, and processes by outsiders.The purpose of this paper is to expose the paradox of the prevailing populist conception of power and knowledge, and to challenge the simple notion that social processes (...)
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  49. Ewa Bergh Nestlog (2009). Written Argumentation by a 10-Year-Old Pupil in Sweden. Argumentation 23 (4):437-449.score: 42.0
    Most pupils become confident with narrative texts. However, studies show that pupils do not learn to master discursive genres in a satisfactory way. Therefore it is important to study pupils’ written argumentation and to develop knowledge about text production in an education that also highlights linguistic structures. The present article investigates written argumentations produced by 10–12 year-old pupils. The aim is to investigate perspectives in the texts, and thereby catch the entire texts—their content, function and form—and to relate text (...)
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  50. Adam R. Crossley & Rebecca Lawthom (2014). Dialogical Demand: Discursive Position Repertoires for a Local and Global UK Sex Industry. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 44 (4):n/a-n/a.score: 40.0
    The increasing incidence of ‘trafficking’ has added an incontestably disturbing dimension to the contestable nature of a ‘non-trafficked’ UK sex industry. Men who buy sex remain under-researched, though some studies have indicated ambivalence within men's attitudes. This study combines a critical discursive psychology in support of dialogical self theory. Secondary data, from prominent UK media resources, were analysed using Edley's method of combining ‘interpretative repertoires’, ‘ideological dilemmas’ and ‘subject positions’. Contrasting discursive practices indicative of wider ideological conflict were (...)
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