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Title: Talk in Action
Subtitle: Interactions, Identities, and Institutions
Written By: John Heritage
Steven Clayman
Series Title: Language in Society

Talk in Action examines the language, identity, and interaction of social
institutions, introducing students to the research methodology of Conversation

* 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

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 140518549X
ISBN-13: 9781405185493
Pages: 320
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405185503
ISBN-13: 9781405185509
Pages: 320
Prices: U.S. $ 89.95