Author: Jack Sidnell
Hardback: ISBN: 9781405159005 Pages: 296 Price: U.S. $ 89.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781405159012 Pages: 296 Price: U.S. $ 34.95
Combining the main findings, methods and analytic techniques of this central approach to language and social interaction, along with real-life examples and step-by-step explanations, Conversation Analysis is the ideal student guide to the field.
* Introduces the main findings, methods and analytic techniques of conversation analysis (CA) - a growing interdisciplinary field exploring language and social interaction * Provides an engaging historical overview of the field, along with detailed coverage of the key findings in each area of CA and a guide to current research * Examines the way talk is composed, and how conversation structures highlight aspects of human behavior * Focuses on the most important domains of organization in conversation, including turn-taking, action sequencing, repair, stories, openings and closings, and the effect of context * Includes real-life examples and step-by-step explanations, making it an ideal guide for students navigating this growing field
Discipline of Linguistics