Footing in Presidential Debate of Indonesian Election

Amrullah, Latif (2019) Footing in Presidential Debate of Indonesian Election. In: CELL 2019, 5-6 August 2019, Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia.

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This paper attempts to explore further the unusual action in the first-round presidential debate of Indonesian election encounter by applying Goffman’s interactional approach. It governs the notion of frame and footing. This viewpoint shows that, albeit there is politically a power asymmetry between the two candidates, they create an interactive symmetry in which one of them is de-ratified by spontaneous action. Speaking interaction between the moderator and the two candidates signifies two essential facts: power asymmetry in terms of conversation arrangement and interactive asymmetry in terms of turn taking scheme. The two candidates shift their footing as the moderator of the presidential debate allows them to do so. The Goffmanian perspective also shows the effect of public situational debate in this encounter.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: frame footing goffman participation framework presidential debate
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2021 06:48
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2021 06:48

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