WHITEHEAD, K.A. and STOKOE, E., 2015. Producing and responding to –isms in interaction. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 34(4), pp.368-373.
We provide an introduction to some of the conceptual and methodological debates with respect to the focus of this special issue on -isms (a term used to refer to phenomena, e.g., racism, sexism, and heterosexism), focusing on the definition and identification of these phenomena. We offer an overview of the different approaches to research in this regard and conclude by summarizing the contributions to this special issue.