Prologue: Analyzing the Fine Details of Political Commitment

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The goal of this introduction is to contextualize the multifaceted notion of commitment. It examines its conditions of use in ordinary language and in the research paradigms of pragmatics, social psychology, and discourse analysis. Particular attention is given to the microanalysis of commitment in ordinary language and in political discourse as well as to its subjective and intersubjective dimensions.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Language and Social Psychology
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)324-332
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 01.12.2008

    Research areas

  • English - Attitude, Commitment, Context, Intersubjectivity, Microanalysis, Political discourse