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Austin, Helena; Fitzgerald, Richard – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2007
In this paper we use membership category analysis to examine the way an interviewee utilises category work in order to resist the possible accusation of being a bad mother and instead posit her mothering as ordinary. Through our analysis we explore the interactional work of ascribing and resisting categorisation organised through claims and…
Descriptors: Classification, Resistance (Psychology), Mothers, Discourse Analysis