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Social Science Research in Vernacular Languages

In social science research, when the society studied uses a language which is dissimilar to the language used by the researcher, language as well as context become determinative. Elitist tendencies within research establishments have led to a lack of good quality journals and publications in vernacular languages. This essay builds an argument for social science research in the vernacular languages. It examines the theoretical discourse on "meaning making", which lies at the foundation of the argument.
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