Social Research Glossary


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Citation reference: Harvey, L., 2012-18, Social Research Glossary, Quality Research International,

This is a dynamic glossary and the author would welcome any e-mail suggestions for additions or amendments. Page updated 24 January, 2018 , © Lee Harvey 2012–2018.


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core definition

Closure is a term used in media analysis, including film studies, to indicate restriction on the range of meanings potentially available from a text.

explanatory context

It is a term associated with semiotic analysis.

analytical review

associated issues


related areas

See also

Researching the Real World Section 5.10



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