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In accordance with the profile of Pragmatics & past New sequence, this quantity offers and discusses concerns which are vital to elements of social inequality, energy, dominance and standing as expressed in discourse in its broadest experience. the amount aggregates learn efforts of the prior years, and it constitutes some degree of departure for destiny stories. The contributions problem the common assumption that thoughts equivalent to inequality, energy, dominance and standing are predetermined in discourse; the amount, together with contributions by means of foreign students from numerous disciplines corresponding to linguistics, sociology and social psychology fairly emphasizes the co-constructedness of those recommendations in usual discourse and hence advances the possibility of insights into how facets of inequality, strength, dominance and standing are either made and understood.

This quantity has been designed to advertise contemporary learn on a vintage subject, touching on discursive, cognitive and social dimensions of inequality in many of the social sciences and the humanities.

The quantity goals at a world readership, making this publication of curiosity to either researchers and complex scholars in linguistic pragmatics, usage-based linguistics, ethnography of conversing, sociology and social psychology.

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1. Background Multiple and concurrent partnerships (MCP) refer to sexual partnerships in which a sexual act with one partner occurs in between sexual acts with another (UNAIDS 2010). MCP can involve short term relationships, such as having casual sex or one-night stands while having a primary partner, or they could also be long term relationships such as in formal polygynous marriages (Epstein and Morris 2011). Engagement in MCP is common in Tanzania, as evidenced by 21% of men and 4% of women reporting two or more sexual partners in the past 12 months (National Bureau of Statistics, Tanzania 2011).

Keywords. A Vocabulary of Culture and Society. London: Fontana. Wilson, Steven R. 2002. Seeking and Resisting Compliance: Why People Say What They Do When Trying to Influence Others. Thousand Oaks, CA, London and New Delhi: Sage. Wodak, Ruth. 2005. ” Aptum 2: 135–153. Sexual network partners in Tanzania Labels, power, and the systemic muting of women’s health and identity Jennifer J. Harman, Michelle R. Kaufman, Eric Aoki, and Carlie D. Trott This qualitative analysis of transcripts from focus groups with men and women in Tanzania explores how patriarchal power is reflected in labels used to describe individuals who engage (or not) in multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships.

Women are expected to be sexually complicit and disciplined in their choice of partners after puberty, while men are expected to be initiators of sex and to explore with many partners (Rweyemamu and Fuglesang 2008). Indeed, men are more likely than women to state they engage in MCP due to a desire for sexual exploration, greater sexual frequency and variety, and simply pleasure (Rweyemamu and Fuglesang 2008). Whereas sexual exploration through MCP is encouraged for young men prior to marriage, premarital MCP behavior among women in Tanzania is frowned upon and negatively affects their marriageability (Rweyemamu and Fuglesang 2008).

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