Re:Postmodern research

Robert Parks (
Thu, 6 Jun 1996 09:12:05 -0400

Wendy writes:

>According to the postmodern theory which I am working
>in, and also critiquing, part of the aim of policy is to contain and reduce
>discursive complexity and to try to confine and/or 'naturalise'
>debate within certain parameters.

I'd be interested in knowing more about the specific postmodern framework
you're working with. Your concern with documents reminds me of a book I've
enjoyed - "Language as Ideology" by Gunther Kress and Robert Hodge.

>Maybe you could give us a more concrete description of your project? And
>your concerns?
>I would be happy to do this on a one-to-one basis if you are still

I'd be interested also, in case you're worried that others might not be
willing to follow you through your project description.