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In Dialogue with Dr Karen Hagan about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'Critical and Discursive Psychological Approaches to Bullying' Sue: What’s this talk all about? Karen: It’s about how and why bullying TALK works.  It explores the meaning-making that is constructed and transmitted in bullying and abusive talk, particularly in relation to interlocutors’ positions of power.  Understanding talk as action is at the core of this work.… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Karen Hagan about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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Critical and Discursive Psychological Approaches to Bullying

Bullying is a broad concept describing a spectrum of abuses of power that function to harm individuals and groups. Much bullying is initiated, conducted and permitted through discourse, so psychological research is shifting to take greater account of the role of language. Wetherell’s Critical Discursive Psychology integrates 'macro-level' social discourses and 'micro-level' interactions. Illustrating this approach with… Continue reading Critical and Discursive Psychological Approaches to Bullying