Publication details [#61662]

Pillet-Shore, Danielle. 2016. Criticizing another's child: How teachers evaluate students during parent-teacher conferences. Language in Society 45 (1) : 33–58.
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Cambridge University Press


This paper clarifies structural preference organization during parent-teacher conferences, allowing interactants to evade conflict, to wit teacher mitigation of student-criticism (thus preserving solidarity with students and parents).