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Baxter, Judith. 2011. Survival or success? A critical exploration of the use of ‘double-voiced discourse’ by women business leaders in the UK. Discourse & Communication 5 (3) : 231–245.
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SAGE Publications


This study argues that the ‘double-voiced discourse’ (Bakhtin, 1994/1963) of women business leaders in the UK, constitutes both a mode of survival in a male-dominated business world, and a mode of linguistic expertise possibly inducing a strategy for success.