ERIC Number: EJ506292
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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A Social Constructionist Reconfiguration of Metaphor Analysis: An Application of "SCMA" to Organizational Socialization Theorizing.
Smith, Ruth C.; Turner, Paaige K.
Communication Monographs, v62 n2 p152-81 Jun 1995
Details a social constructionist reconfiguration of metaphor analysis (SCMA) that is advanced as a powerful, reflexive analytic tool for discourse-centered social constructionist investigations. Applies SCMA to a body of organizational socialization discourse and illuminates a set of prevailing assumptions that both enable and disable organizational socialization theorizing. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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