Publication details [#60322]

Hansson, Sten. 2015. Discursive strategies of blame avoidance in government: A framework for analysis. Discourse & Society 26 (3) : 297–322.
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SAGE Publications


This paper presents an upgraded heuristic for comprehending representative macroconversational discursive practices taken on by UK government officeholders in (conflict talk) in public statements in the case of blame risk to attain the target of positive self-presentation.