Linda Walz

List of John Benjamins publications for which Linda Walz plays a role.


Walz, Linda, Jack B. Joyce and Natalie Flint 2023 “Facebook’s about to know, Karen”: Mobilising social media to sanction public conductAdvances in the Study of Social Action in Online Interaction, Sinkeviciute, Valeria (ed.), pp. 137–160 | Article
This paper explores the social action of sanctioning an interlocutor’s conduct in public spaces through social media. Using membership categorisation analysis (Hester and Eglin 1997), we examine how, in offline face-to-face disputes filmed by one party, interactants deploy the name ‘Karen’ to… read more
In 2016 the UK held a divisive referendum on its membership of the European Union. In the aftermath, difference and division were rife in politics and in everyday life. This article explores how such difference and division play out in and through interaction through examining a citizen ‘picking… read more