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ERIC Number: EJ516248
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0155-0640
Membership Categorization Devices Under Construction: Social Identity Boundary Maintenance in Everyday Discourse.
Nilan, Pam
Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, v18 n1 p69-94 1995
Argues that processes of evaluating and assigning membership of categories within given collectives may be identified as operating across diverse social contexts. The maintenance of social identity boundaries is dependent on "knowing" the status of one's own category membership and accomplishing this membership through the interactional work of hierarchical categorizations in writing and talk. (14 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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