Chapter 6. Language and Power

  1. Martin J. Ball
  1. Jack S. Damico,
  2. Nina Simmons-Mackie and
  3. Holly Hawley

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch6

Clinical Sociolinguistics

Clinical Sociolinguistics

How to Cite

Damico, J. S., Simmons-Mackie, N. and Hawley, H. (2005) Language and Power, in Clinical Sociolinguistics (ed M. J. Ball), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112499

Online ISBN: 9780470754856

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Keywords:

  • power;
  • institutions;
  • operational characteristics;
  • discourse;
  • negotiation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Interactional power

  • Operational characteristics

  • Power manifestations in discourse

  • Interactional power in clinical contexts

  • Conclusion