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Margaret Wetherell

Margaret Wetherell
Born (1954-11-24) 24 November 1954 (age 64)
Academic work
InstitutionsOpen University
Main interestsDiscourse analysis
WebsiteOpen University

Margaret Wetherell (born 24 November 1954),[1] is a prominent academic in the area of discourse analysis. Her 1987 book, Discourse and Social Psychology: Beyond Attitudes and Behaviour, cowritten with Jonathan Potter, was very influential, particularly in social psychology, though also in other fields (e.g. Wood & Kroger, 2000). While discourse analysis has many different meanings, Wetherell's approach has been quite catholic in line with other anglophone discourse analysts like Gilbert & Mulkay (1984).

Wetherell is currently Professor of Social Psychology at the Open University in the United Kingdom,[2] and in 2010/11 led a collaboration on identity funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).[2]

Selected bibliography

Books

  • Wetherell, Margaret; Potter, Jonathan; Stringer, Peter (1984). Social texts and context: literature and social psychology. London Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul. ISBN 9780710095534.
  • Wetherell, Margaret; Potter, Jonathan (1987). Discourse and social psychology: beyond attitudes and behaviour. London Newbury Park, California: Sage. ISBN 9780803980563.
  • Wetherell, Margaret; Sapsford, Roger; Still, Arthur; Miell, Dorothy; Stevens, Richard (1998). Theory and social psychology. London Thousand Oaks California: Sage in association with the Open University. ISBN 9780761958390.
  • Wetherell, Margaret; Miell, Dorothy (1998). Doing social psychology. London Thousand Oaks, California: Sage in association with the Open University. ISBN 9780761960492.
  • Wetherell, Margaret; Miell, Dorothy; Sapsford, Roger; Still, Arthur; Stevens, Richard (1998). Theory and social psychology. London Thousand Oaks California: Sage in association with the Open University. ISBN 9780761958390.
  • Wetherell, Margaret; Taylor, Stephanie; Yates, Simeon J. (2001). Discourse theory and practice: a reader. D843 Course: Discourse Analysis. London Thousand Oaks California: Sage in association with the Open University. ISBN 9780761971566.
  • Wetherell, Margaret; Taylor, Stephanie; Yates, Simeon J. (2001). Discourse as data: a guide for analysis. D843 Course: Discourse Analysis. London Thousand Oaks, California: Sage in association with the Open University. ISBN 9780761971580.
  • Wetherell, Margaret (2012). Affect and emotion a new social science understanding. Los Angeles London: Sage. ISBN 9780857028570.

Book chapters

  • Wetherell, Margaret; Still, Arthur (1998), "Realism and relativism", in Wetherell, Margaret; Sapsford, Roger; Still, Arthur; Miell, Dorothy; Stevens, Richard (eds.), Theory and social psychology, London Thousand Oaks California: Sage in association with the Open University, pp. 99–114, ISBN 9780761958390.
  • Wetherell, Margaret; Still, Arthur (1988), "Discourse analysis and the identification of interpretative repertoires", in Antaki, Charles (ed.), Analysing everyday explanation: a casebook of methods, London Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 168–183, ISBN 9780803981409.
  • Wetherell, Margaret; Edley, Nigel (1998), "Gender practices: steps in the analysis of men and masculinities", in Henwood, Karen; Griffin, Christine; Phoenix, Ann (eds.), Standpoints and differences: essays in the practice of feminist psychology, London Thousand Oaks, California: Sage, pp. 165–173, ISBN 9780761954446.
  • Wetherell, Margaret (2001), "Editor's introduction, Part one: foundations and building blocks", in Wetherell, Margaret; Taylor, Stephanie; Yates, Simeon J. (eds.), Discourse theory and practice: a reader, D843 Course: Discourse Analysis, London Thousand Oaks California: Sage in association with the Open University, pp. 9–13, ISBN 9780761971566.
  • Wetherell, Margaret (2001), "Themes in discourse analysis: the case of Diana", in Wetherell, Margaret; Taylor, Stephanie; Yates, Simeon J. (eds.), Discourse theory and practice: a reader, D843 Course: Discourse Analysis, London Thousand Oaks California: Sage in association with the Open University, pp. 14–28, ISBN 9780761971566.
  • Wetherell, Margaret (2001), "Editor's introduction, Part three: minds, selves and sense making", in Wetherell, Margaret; Taylor, Stephanie; Yates, Simeon J. (eds.), Discourse theory and practice: a reader, D843 Course: Discourse Analysis, London Thousand Oaks California: Sage in association with the Open University, pp. 186–197, ISBN 9780761971566.
  • Wetherell, Margaret; Potter, Jonathan (2001), "Unfolding discourse analysis", in Wetherell, Margaret; Taylor, Stephanie; Yates, Simeon J. (eds.), Discourse theory and practice: a reader, D843 Course: Discourse Analysis, London Thousand Oaks California: Sage in association with the Open University, pp. 198–209, ISBN 9780761971566.
  • Wetherell, Margaret (2001), "Debates in discourse research", in Wetherell, Margaret; Taylor, Stephanie; Yates, Simeon J. (eds.), Discourse theory and practice: a reader, D843 Course: Discourse Analysis, London Thousand Oaks California: Sage in association with the Open University, pp. 380–399, ISBN 9780761971566.

Journal articles

Further reading

  • Gilbert, G. Nigel; Mulkay, Michael (1984). Opening Pandora's box: a sociological analysis of scientists' discourse. Cambridge Cambridgeshire New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521274302.
  • Wood, Linda A.; Kroger, Rolf O. (2000). Doing discourse analysis: methods for studying action in talk and text. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage. ISBN 9780803973510.

References

  1. ^ "Wetherell, Margaret, 1954-". Library of Congress. Retrieved 1 June 2015. data sheet (b. 11/24/54)
  2. ^ a b "Staff Profile: Prof Margaret Wetherell". The Open University website. 10 November 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2013.

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