Publication details [#66195]

Ekström, Mats, Anders Bruhn and Elin Thunman. 2019. A caring interview: Polar questions, epistemic stance and care in examinations of eligibility for social benefits. Discourse Studies 21 (4) : 375–397.
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SAGE Publications


Based on conversation analysis, this inquiry explores central practices in what is defined as a caring interview, in the context of Swedish welfare administration.The inquiry contributes to investigation on interactional sensitivity, polar questions and epistemic stance in institutional interaction.