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Journal Title: Language in Society
Volume/Issue:   40/1
Date: 2011
Table of Contents: Introduction: Interviews vs.'natural' contexts: A false dilemma
by Anna De Fina, Sabina Perrino
pp 1-11

Positioning the interviewer: Strategic uses of embedded orientation in interview narratives
by Gabriella Modan, Amy Shuman
pp 13-25

Researcher and informant roles in narrative interactions: Constructions of belonging and foreign-ness
by Anna De Fina
pp 27-38

Interviews as interactional data
by Stanton Wortham, Katherine Mortimer, Kathy Lee, Elaine Allard, Kimberly Daniel White
pp 39-50

The research interview as a test: Alignment to boundary, topic, and interactional leeway in parental accounts of a child protection procedure
by Stef Slembrouck
pp 51-61

Stance, positioning, and alignment in narratives of professional experience
by Mike Baynham
pp 63-74

Comparing stories told in sociolinguistic interviews and spontaneous conversation
by Michèle Koven
pp 75-89

Chronotopes of story and storytelling event in interviews
by Sabina Perrino
pp 91-103

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Discipline of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Italian
Japanese
Spanish
 
LL Issue: 22.786