Publication details [#56495]

Guo, Jing-ying. 2012. ‘Anyone in my shoes will end up like me’: Female inmates’ discourse of responsibility for crime. Discourse & Society 23 (1) : 34–46.
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SAGE Publications


Tapping into conversation analysis and Billig’s rhetorical particularization strategy, this paper argues that chinese female inmates display an 'irresponsibility for their past crimes’ and discusses how this affects future courses of the talking program furnished in China’s prisons.