Advances in Membership Categorisation Analysis
- Richard Fitzgerald - University of Macau, China
- William Housley - Cardiff University, UK
Communication Research Methods | Discourse Analysis | Sociological Research Methods
This is an exciting addition to the dynamic, multidisciplinary field of membership categorization analysis. Bringing together the biggest names in MCA this landmark publication provides a contemporary analysis of the field and a platform for emerging researchers and students to build upon.
The book sets out the current methodological developments of MCA highlighting its analytic strength – particularly when examining social identity and social knowledge. It provides a sophisticated tool of qualitative analysis and draws from a wide range of empirical studies provided by global scholars.
The culmination of years of international research this agenda-setting text will be essential reading for academics and advanced students using membership categorization across the social sciences; particularly in media and communication studies, sociology, psychology, education, political science and linguistics.
The authors provide an applied, multi-modal, and engaging demonstration of how MCA is used in contemporary research. Exercises and cases provided in each chapter are especially useful.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Advances in Membership Categorisation Analysis: Introduction