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Embracing impressionism: revealing the brush strokes of interpretive research

Boswell, John; Corbett, Jack


For its most prominent proponents, interpretive research is emphatically a ‘systematic’ craft; though iterative and creative, if practiced expertly it enables the researcher to progress towards a more coherent, comprehensive and convincing interpretation of both the political phenomenon under investigation and its scholarly significance. We argue that this process is neither as systematic in nature nor as satisfying in execution as such a characterization implies. Instead, drawing on our own...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Critical Policy Studies
DOI: 10.1080/19460171.2014.971039


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