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LINGUIST List 17.553

Mon Feb 20 2006

Books: Discourse Analysis/Sociolinguistics: Peräkylä

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        1.    Joyce Reid, AIDS Counselling: Peräkylä


Message 1: AIDS Counselling: Peräkylä
Date: 16-Jan-2006
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcup.org>
Subject: AIDS Counselling: Peräkylä


Title: AIDS Counselling
Subtitle: Institutional Interaction and Clinical Practice
Series Title: Studies in Interactional Sociolinguistics, 11
Published: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Book URL: http://us.cambridge.org/titles/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521022880

Author: Anssi Peräkylä
Paperback: ISBN: 0521022886 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 30.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0521022886 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 53.00
Abstract:

Conversations between AIDS counsellors and their clients bring delicate and
potentially threatening issues into play. In this study Anssi Peräkylä
applies the principles of conversation analysis to his exploration of AIDS
counselling, using data from video-recorded counselling sessions in a
London teaching hospital. He meticulously analyses this data to show how
various questioning techniques, in this case arising from the Milan School
Family Systems theory, operate in these situations, and how counsellors
attempt through the design and placement of their questions to achieve the
cooperation of their clients, with varying success. His conclusions provide
a timely and illuminating insight into the management of a sensitive topic
through various techniques of indirectness.

"This is an excellent theoretical book that discusses the face-to-face
interaction of counselling....An excellent book for all counselors to read
and a highly recommended book for all medical and academic libraries."
AIDS Book Review Journal

Preface
1. Introduction
2. The quasi-conversational turn-taking
3. The client as owner of experience
4. The management of co-counsellors' questions
5. Some interactional uses of co-counsellors' questions
6. Addressing 'dreaded issues'
7. The interactional power of hypothetical questions
8. Conclusion
Appendix
References
Index


Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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