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Fragile Facades: Stuttering and the Strategic Manipulation of Awareness
Michael Petrunik and Clifford D. Shearing
Vol. 31, No. 2 (Dec., 1983), pp. 125-138
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/800204
Page Count: 14
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This is a study of how stutterers cope with their disability. We examine strategies used to manage interactional order and identity by concealing, revealing, or disavowing stuttering. This offers insights into the way people manage disabilities: the articulation of premeditated and spontaneous tactics, and how management strategies shape, and are shaped by, the experience of disability.
Social Problems © 1983 Oxford University Press