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Lakoff 1975 (Gender)
women use: hedges+fillers; tag questions; apologetic requests, indirect requests, speak less, use fewer expletives, more intensifiers. She argued this prevents women from being taken seriously
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Tanner 1990 (Gender)
Men: more concerned with status - interrupt more; imperatives; conflict; more intensifiers in getting facts and solving problems. Women: talk less; agree more; polite; avoid conflict; emotional; supportive
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Fairclough 2001 (power)
power through discourse and power behind discourse (speaks to mass audience as if individuals)
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Political power (power - Wareing)
people who hold power through the law (politicians)
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Personal Power (power - Wareing)
people who hold power through their specific occupation (Lord Alan Sugar)
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Social Power (power - Wareing)
People who hold power in society (white middle class men)
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Power Assymetry
Unequal power in a conversation (teacher and pupil)
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Men: more concerned with status - interrupt more; imperatives; conflict; more intensifiers in getting facts and solving problems. Women: talk less; agree more; polite; avoid conflict; emotional; supportive

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