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ERIC Number: EJ451676
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0047-4045
Topic Transitions in Physician-Patient Interviews: Power; Gender, and Discourse Change.
Ainsworth-Vaughn, Nancy
Language in Society, v21 n3 p409-26 Sep 1992
The explicit theoretical frame in which topic transitions have been described and the types of transitions are discussed, based on a study of 12 physician-patient encounters. Reciprocal and unilateral activities are identified that relate to allocation of power. (34 references) (Author/LB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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