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ERIC Number: EJ644318
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
Hyper Talk: Sampling the Social Construction of ADHD in Everyday Language.
Danforth, Scot; Navarro, Virginia
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v32 n2 p167-90 Jun 2001
Examined how meanings about the concept of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) were socially constructed within the everyday language use of lay persons. Over 200 language events referencing ADHD, including media sources, were recorded in journals. Results revealed five patterned ways that lay persons appropriated and interpreted discourses originating in medical and school communities of practice. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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