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Urban development in Malmö city through discourses on change

Holgersen, Ståle LU (2012) In Pondering on Methods: a variety of methodological concerns p.139-152
Abstract
This chapter uses Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) to conceptualise changes that have occurred in the urban development in the Swedish city of Malmö. The concepts of CDA and its philosophical foundations in Critical Realism are discussed, and linked with the methodology of dialectics. The two texts Västra Hamnen – City of Tomorrow (the Western Harbour – City of Tomorrow) and Områdesfakta för Malmö (Area facts, Malmö) are subject for analysis, and are discussed in relation to each other and also to extra-discursive underlying structures. Through the analysis, the notions of class and change are given priority. Indeed, CDA allows conceptualising class relations in Malmö grasping simultaneously change and non-change, ´fluidity´ and... (More)
This chapter uses Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) to conceptualise changes that have occurred in the urban development in the Swedish city of Malmö. The concepts of CDA and its philosophical foundations in Critical Realism are discussed, and linked with the methodology of dialectics. The two texts Västra Hamnen – City of Tomorrow (the Western Harbour – City of Tomorrow) and Områdesfakta för Malmö (Area facts, Malmö) are subject for analysis, and are discussed in relation to each other and also to extra-discursive underlying structures. Through the analysis, the notions of class and change are given priority. Indeed, CDA allows conceptualising class relations in Malmö grasping simultaneously change and non-change, ´fluidity´ and ´permanence´. (Less)
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Pondering on Methods: a variety of methodological concerns
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Sjöberg, Katarina and Jacobsson, Katarina
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Faculty of Social Sciences, Lund University
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