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Hillary Clinton talks more “like a man” the more powerful she becomes

Jones, Jennifer J. (2016) Hillary Clinton talks more “like a man” the more powerful she becomes. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (31 Aug 2016). Website.

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Many in the media focus less on what Hillary Clinton Says, and more on how she says it. In new research, Jennifer J. Jones looks at how Clinton’s use of language has evolved in interviews and debates over her 25-year career in politics. She finds that over time she has spoken in an increasingly masculine way. She also writes that during Clinton’s first presidential campaign in 2007, when she was trailing Barack Obama, her language became more feminine, in order to increase her likability.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science © CC BY-NC 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2017 16:32
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:27

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