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  1. In societies providing a greater degree of personal protection to its members, the associated language will have a greater emphasis on self (i.e. pre-posing subject pronouns more than post-posing them) (531)Witucki, Jeannette - A language pattern co-occurring with violence-permisiveness, 1971 - 2 Variables

    This paper discusses a cross-cultural study comparing features of grammatical structure and features of social structure. The author hypothesizes that the language will emphasize "self" with more personal protection within a society.

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