Discourse and Identity

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Authors: Professor Bethan Benwell, Professor Elizabeth Stokoe
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 328
Language: english
Year: 2006
ISBN 10: 0748617493
ISBN 13: 9780748617494
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

Across the social sciences and humanities, ''identity'' is increasingly treated as something actively and publicly created through discourse. This book examines everyday conversation, institutional settings, narrative, spatial locations, and other situations where people do ''identity work.'' The authors demonstrate a...