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Title: Talk, Work and Institutional Order. Discourse in Medical, Mediation and Management Settings
Edited By: Celia J. Roberts
Srikant Sarangi

This book takes an interdisciplinary approach to talk and its role in creating workplace practice and relationships. Analytic tools drawn from ethnography, conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics and discourse analysis illuminate a range of workplace discourses from medical, mediation and management settings (e.g., hospital rounds, divorce mediation, enterprise bargaining).

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3110157225
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 529pp
Prices: DM 48,00/oeS 350,00/sFr 45,00/

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110157233
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 529pp
Prices: DM 148,00/oeS 1080,00/sFr 132,