ERIC Number: EJ551802
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Family and Workplace Conflict: Examining Metaphorical Conflict Schemas and Expressions across Context and Sex.
Buzzanell, Patrice M.; Burrell, Nancy A.
Human Communication Research, v24 n1 p109-46 Sep 1997
Examines 620 metaphorical conflict expressions generated by 169 participants, employed or with work experience. Indicates that participants predominately used "conflict is impotence" schemas. Finds no sex differences in either schemas or linguistic analyses of metaphorical expressions. Reports greater frequency and intensity of conflicts in family contexts than in work contexts. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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