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New book: Stories from researchers on getting to grips with Critical Realism

Working with Critical Realism: Stories of Methodological Encounters, edited by Alpesh Maisuria and Grant Banfield, has been published by Routledge in our Critical Realism book series. This international and interdisciplinary collection gathers stories from researchers and research students about their… Read More »New book: Stories from researchers on getting to grips with Critical Realism

2023 IACR Conference announced

The next IACR conference (including pre-conference) will be held 7th – 11th August 2023 in Manila, The Philippines, with options for remote online participation. To receive further announcements you can sign up at the IACR conference page.

There Aren’t Really Three Domains: or, Metaphor Is Great, Except When It’s Not

One big problem with metaphors is that a certain type of reader – of which there seems to be no shortage – is tempted to reify them. Tom and Cristián object to Roy’s metaphor partly on the grounds that it’s redundant. I don’t disagree with them, but I think that the objection is not pointed enough.