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Week 11—The right kind of honesty

Week 11—The right kind of honesty

Main reading: Carr (2010), intro. and chap. 6

Other reading: Carr (2010), conclusion; Bauman (1983)

An important theme in this class is that people create their sense of self in discourse, particularly the pragmatics of discourse in interactions. This too is a site of politics, power, and struggle.


Bauman, Richard. 1983. Let your words be few: symbolism of speaking and silence among seventeenth-century Quakers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://archive.org/details/letyourwordsbefe00baum.

Carr, E. Summerson. 2010. Scripting Addiction: The Politics of Therapeutic Talk and American Sobriety. Princeton, UNITED STATES: Princeton University Press. http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/usyd/detail.action?docID=617260.

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