In this paper, we offer discursive psychology (DP) as a particularly useful analytic approach for engaging in applied research. We begin by overviewing the broad area of discourse analysis and then more specifically describe the contours of discursive psychology. Drawing upon a secondary, shared dataset, we provide a general discussion of the analytic process for conducting a DP informed analysis and offer some example findings. Notably, we highlight the limitations of doing DP work when working with a secondary data set and point also toward the possibilities and opportunities.
applied research, discursive psychology, shared dataset
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Lester, J. N., & O'Reilly, M. (2021). Discursive Psychology for Applied Qualitative Research. The Qualitative Report, 26(6), 2077-2093. https://doi.org/10.46743/2160-3715/2021.5009