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Smile or smirk? Why nonverbal behaviour matters in parliamentary hearings

Schonhardt-Bailey, Cheryl (2017) Smile or smirk? Why nonverbal behaviour matters in parliamentary hearings. British Politics and Policy at LSE (19 Sep 2017). Website.

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Abstract

When witnesses appear before select committees, Hansard records their words, but not their expressions. Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey analysed nonverbal behaviour in 12 economic policy committee hearings. She argues that gestures, expressions and tone may be pivotal in whether a policymaker’s arguments are accepted.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Divisions: Government
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2017 13:16
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2021 23:32
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/84686

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