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L’emergere e la costruzione delle identità nell’interazione medico-paziente in contesti multiculturali
Titolo Rivista: SALUTE E SOCIETÀ 
Autori/Curatori: Franca Orletti 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2013 Fascicolo: 1 La sfida della multiculturalità nell'interazione medico-paziente. Franca Orletti, Marilena Fatigante (a cura di) Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  15 P. 61-75 Dimensione file:  119 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SES2013-001006
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With few exceptions conversational studies have mostly focused on interactions between doctors and native patients. This paper addresses the construction of non-native identity in interactions between a gynecologist and immigrant patients in a public hospital in Italy. Particularly, the paper addresses the question whether the specific structure of the medical interaction involving a non-native patient makes not only institutional identities (patient/doctor) but also language and cultural identities relevant for the members. Data include a corpus of 12 audiorecorded interactions between a gynecologist and a patient, each 6 of them involving, respectively, a native and a non-native patient. Analyses show that pragmatic, linguistic choices index the identity of the patient as an interactant "of a special kind", by making relevant certain aspects related to her ethnic identity.

Keywords: Costruzione sociale dell’identità, membership categorization device, Analisi Conversazionale, interazione ginecologi-paziente, asimmetria conversazionale, formulazioni

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Franca Orletti, in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 1/2013, pp. 61-75, DOI:10.3280/SES2013-001006


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