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Carrasco, Robert L. and Dorien Van De Mieroop. 2018. The interactional ventriloquization of written records in the service of authority. International Review of Pragmatics 10 (1) : 1–28.
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This paper assays the refutation of subordinates’ (Ss) oral claims by superiors who use written documents of which the Ss are the (in)direct authors. It states that by using written records' distinct ontological status, superiors subject Ss to their authority, as such molding the organization in the name of which they are operating and which reflexively allows them to handle in this way.