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Heritage, John

Talk in Action: Interactions, Identities, and Institutions

Heritage, John - Talk in Action: Interactions, Identities, and Institutions, ebook

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Talk in Action examines the language, identity, and interaction of social institutions, introducing students to the research methodology of Conversation Analysis.
  • Features a unique focus on real-world applications of CA by examining four institutional domains: calls to emergency numbers, doctor-patient interaction, courtroom trials, and mass communication,
  • Provides a theoretical and methodological overview of the roots of CA, reviewing the main developments and findings of research on talk and social institutions conducted over the past 25 years
  • Showcases the significance of this subject to everyday events, making it ideal for students coming to the field for the first time
  • Written by two leading figures in the field of Conversation Analysis

Keywords: Discourse & Conversation Analysis, institutional language, discourse analysis, conversation analysis, sociolinguistics, sociology

Author(s)
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Language in Society
Page amount
320 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444360172
Printed ISBN
9781405185493

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