Language and power

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Language and Power

1. Political power

2. Personsl power

3. Social group power

4. Instrumental power

5. Influential power

6. Power in discouse

7. Power behind discourse

8. Ideology

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Language and Power

1. power held politicians / those with the backing of the law

2. power held by individuals as a result of their roles

3. power held as a result of being a member of a dominant group

4. power used to maintain and enforce authority

5. power used to influence or persuade others

6. power is mainfiested in situations through language

7. reason behind the power - social and ideological reasons

8. set of beliefs, attitudes or world view help by an individual or groups

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