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date: 22 April 2019

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This article discusses ordering through discourse, beginning with two sections on how to deal and understand ambivalence. The influence of different interpretative schemata in a crisis is highlighted in another section. The article briefly discusses three conceptual approaches to ordering. Beliefs, frames, and narrative and discourse are subsequently discussed. The final section of the article attempts to answer the question: how do policy makers know what to do?

Keywords: ordering, discourse, ambivalence, interpretative schemata, conceptual approaches to ordering, beliefs, frames, narrative and discourse, policy makers

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