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Power in Language
Verbal Communication and Social Influence


Volume: 4

May 1993 | 238 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
"The literature review provided by Sik Hung Ng and James J. Bradac is particularly thorough and informative." --Canadian Journal of Communication "This volume, the third in the Language and Language Behaviors Series, fits nicely with the series' aim to reveal ways language behaviors create and revise everyday life. The book provides extremely broad coverage of a vast amount of literature that adopts quite a diversity of positions with regard to how language and power are connected. It is written in a style accessible to students in social psychology, as well as verbal communication, and at the same time tackles questions that should be at the forefront of discussions of researchers in these fields as well." --Nancy Budwig in Journal of Language and

 
Introduction
 
Signs of Power (I) - `Powerful' and `Powerless' Styles
 
Signs of Power (II) - More Variables, More Issues
 
Conversational Influence and Control
 
Mitigation - Be Indirect and Be Tentative
 
Misleading Words
 
Masking
 
Further Issues, Conclusions and Prospects

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