LINGUIST List 21.2009

Tue Apr 27 2010

Books: Discourse Analysis/Sociolinguistics: Heritage, Clayman

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        1.    Katherine Ward, Talk in Action: Heritage, Clayman

Message 1: Talk in Action: Heritage, Clayman
Date: 29-Mar-2010
From: Katherine Ward <>
Subject: Talk in Action: Heritage, Clayman
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Title: Talk in Action Subtitle: Interactions, Identities, and Institutions Series Title: Language in Society Published: 2010 Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Author: John Heritage Author: Steven Clayman Hardback: ISBN: 9781405185509 Pages: 320 Price: U.S. $ 89.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781405185493 Pages: 320 Price: U.S. $ 39.95

Talk in Action examines the language, identity, and interaction of socialinstitutions, introducing students to the research methodology of ConversationAnalysis.

* Features a unique focus on real-world applications of CA by examining fourinstitutional 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 socialinstitutions conducted over the past 25 years* Showcases the significance of this subject to everyday events, making it idealfor students coming to the field for the first time* Written by two leading figures in the field of Conversation Analysis

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis                             Sociolinguistics
Written In: English (eng )

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