Publication details [#61421]

Hudson, Nancie. 2016. Communication and power in the job interview: Using a ventriloqual approach to analyze moral accounts. Text & Talk 36 (3) : 319–340.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This discourse analysis of US job interviews as moral accounting site for applicants, reframing their problematic moral identity as worker, enlarges Cooren’s ventriloquism theory by distinguishing limiting and licensing figures that reduce or raise discursive interactional power and adds to job interview research by exploring the moral facet of this institutional talk.