Norms and rules


Using the norms and rules framework our observations of in situ interaction will be guided by the following research question: Do participants state or grant legitimate, moral imperatives in ongoing interactions? Using your fieldnotes and interviews 1) identify statements that carry a moral imperative usually ought” statements), and 2) explore how these statements are linked to actions and the persons that perform them. Use Brad Hall’s discursive force thesis explore the cultural units” that mediate the conduct of those that you are observing.