FACEWORK

has a multitude of potential definintions depending on the application. For example, in social interactions, facework refers to strategic social movements where the individual attempts to preserve their social dignity.

FACEWORK: "Individual's who find themselves in positions of potentially social in-dignity typically undertake facework to uphold their level of social dignity to a respectable level."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FACEWORK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/facework/ (accessed July 22, 2018).
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