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Claiming Power in Doctor-Patient Talk

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Nancy Ainsworth-Vaughn studied stories, topic control, "true" question s, and rhetorical questions in 101 medical encounters in US private-pr actice settings. In exceptionally lucid and accessible style, Ainswort h-Vaughn explains how power was claimed by and co-constructed for both patients and doctors (previous studies have focused upon doctors' pow er). The discourse va ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 25th 1998 by Oxford University Press, USA
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