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ERIC Number: EJ563777
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1057-2252
Taking a Political Turn: The Critical Perspective and Research in Professional Communication.
Blyler, Nancy
Technical Communication Quarterly, v7 n1 p33-52 Win 1998
Examines the critical perspective as alternative to current descriptive, explanatory research focus. Notes that critical perspective aims at empowerment and emancipation, reinterpreting relationship between researcher and participants as collaborative. Includes feminist, radical educational, and participatory action research in critical research. Contends adopting a critical perspective requires that scholars in professional communication rethink their choices of research questions/sites. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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