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narrative tools of status and power

December 7, 2014

“To the extent that all human communities use language as a form of communication, they use narratives as a form of motivation, domination, and liberation – as tools in the universal competition for status and power.” ~ Phillip L Hammack

Ref: p.63 Phillip L Hammack (2015) Mind, Story, and Society: The Political Psychology of Narrative. pp. 51- 77 in Eds. Michael Hanne, Michael D Crano, and Jeffery Scott Mio Warring with Words: Narrative and Metaphor in Politics. Psychology Press: New York and London

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