The Expression of Inequality in Interaction

The Expression of Inequality in Interaction

Power, Dominance, and Status

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The present paper aims to shed light on how social actors orient to sexual normativity in their talk. It relates normativity to (Foucauldian) notions of discourse and power, arguing that local linguistic negotiations of sexuality are generally shaped by a competition between dominant and marginalized discourses. The empirical section focusses on how sexual normativity is linguistically constructed in conversations related to objectophilia, a form of sexual desire that is clearly non-normative. The data consists of telephone calls from the German radio phone-in show Domian. It is shown how spea.
Publisher: Amsterdam ;, Philadelphia :, John Benjamins Publishing Company,, 2014
ISBN: 9789027270054
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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