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Gumperz and governmentality in the 21st century: Interaction, power and subjectivity

  title={Gumperz and governmentality in the 21st century: Interaction, power and subjectivity},
  author={Ben Rampton},

Transnational trajectories of multilingual workers: emerging geographies and spatialising practices of mutant sovereignty

ABSTRACT This article discusses Volume 17 (1) where the editors (Garrido and Sabaté-Dalmau) push for a sociolinguistic, discourse-analytic and linguistic anthropological agenda in the study of


Foucault’s notion of governmentality has been the focus of much research. However, little work provides an account of how governmentality is enacted as social practice. Using transcripts of

Hoping for success, becoming a spiritual subject

This article focuses on the entanglement of trajectories of transnational education/work and religious conversion among Chinese overseas students who move to the UK before returning to China. In

Seeing like a state: Literacy and language standards in schools

Linguistic securitisation as a governmentality in the neoliberalising welfare state

  • Kamilla Kraft
  • Political Science
    Language and Neoliberal Governmentality
  • 2019
Published in: Language, Governmentality and Neoliberalism DOI: 10.4324/9780429286711-2 Publication date: 2019 Document version Peer reviewed version Document license: Unspecified Citation for

Setting goals with patients living with multimorbidity: qualitative analysis of general practice consultations

  • C. SalterA. Shiner N. Steel
  • Medicine, Political Science
    The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
  • 2019
Four main themes emerged around the goal-setting process: patient preparedness and engagement; eliciting and legitimising goals; collaborative action planning; and GP engagement, which indicated that goal setting worked best when both GP and patient were prepared in advance.

Conviviality and phatic communion?

  • B. Rampton
  • Political Science
    Multilingual Margins: A journal of multilingualism from the periphery
  • 2018
The focus on ‘unimportant’ language in this collection is driven by major contemporary questions. In conditions of superdiversity, the old binaries—minority/majority, migrant/host etc.—can no longer

The very sensitive question: Chronotopes, insecurity and Farsi heritage language classrooms

This paper engages with ideological difference, education, and expressions of insecurity on the basis of a year-long ethnographic fieldwork in two Farsi heritage language classrooms and the group of

Sociolinguistic superdiversity and asylum

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From discipline to flexibilisation? Rereading Foucault in the shadow of globalisation

  • Constellations
  • 2003

Natural Histories of Discourse.

Is culture simply a more or less set text we can learn to read? Since the early 1970s, the notion of culture-as-text has animated anthropologists and other analysts of culture. Michael Silverstein

The surveillant assemblage.

The work of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari is used to analyse the convergence of once discrete surveillance systems and transforms the purposes of surveillance and the hierarchies of surveillance, as well as the institution of privacy.

Discourse Strategies

  • Discourse Strategies
  • 1982

The subject & power

  • The subject & power
  • 1982

Liquid Surveillance

  • Liquid Surveillance
  • 2013

The power of freedom

Language in late modernity: interaction in an urban school

that it is not surprising that Halliday would choose to study texts and Vygotsky mental and other social activity. It appears that a similar distinction in analytic choices is exhibited by the

Discourse: A Critical Introduction. Cambridge: CUP

  • Discourse: A Critical Introduction. Cambridge: CUP
  • 2005