Accounting for poverty: from attribution to discourse
Harper, D. 1996. Accounting for poverty: from attribution to discourse. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology. 6 (4), pp. 249-265.
In this article it is argued that the attributional literature concerning explanations of poverty is inadequate due to its theoretical presuppositions. It is proposed that a discursive approach is better able to withstand criticism and contribute to a more adequate understanding of poverty accounts. Some examples are given of how a discursive approach might work in practice.
|Keywords||Attribution; Discourse Analysis; Explanations of Poverty|
|Journal||Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology|
|Journal citation||6 (4), pp. 249-265|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Web address (URL)||http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1099-1298(199610)6:4<249::AID-CASP369>3.0.CO;2-U|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||08 Mar 2010|
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