Category Archives: deconstruction

deconstruction – a useful analytic tool

The very first post I put on this blog was about deconstruction. I provided a tiny explanation about the very idea. There was a touch of history about linguistics connections and then a passing reference to the politics of deconstruction. … Continue reading

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why doctoral researchers should go to the modern art museum

Really?? Why should early career researchers bother themselves with contemporary arts? Well, the answer could be to hold better conversations at dinner parties, or to help the team at the pub quiz. Or it could be to help the stroppy … Continue reading

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under de/construction

Habermas[1] once claimed that there were three different types of knowledge production: (1)    work knowledge where the intention is to predict ( taken up in positivist and postpositivist research traditions), (2)    practical knowledge about the sphere of human interaction where … Continue reading

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