ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
-A A +A

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.



Subscribers please login to access full text of the article.

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

649for India

$20for overseas users

Get instant access to the complete EPW archives

Subscribe now

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top