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Stewart, Catherine, Stacey Hannem and Debra Langan. 2016. Deconstructing Accounts of Intimate Partner Violence: Doing Interviews, Identities, and Neoliberalism. Applied Linguistics 37 (2) : 219–238.
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Oxford University Press


Women's ‘verbal partner abuse’ narratives in police interviews showed contrasting ideological investments, matching wavering identity constructions, of fidelity to a neoliberal worldview underscoring individualism and admission of police intervention. These dilemmas impede collective action for social change.