Everyday Talk, Second Edition Building and Reflecting Identities

ISBN-10: 1462511473
ISBN-13: 9781462511471
Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $43.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 7/31/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 372
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

The Argument
Talk and Identity
Why Is Understanding the Link between Everyday Talk and Identity So Important?
The Logic of Conversation: Information Exchange?
Interactional Meanings and Identity-Work
What Does "Identity" Mean?
Face, a Particularly Important Facet of Identity
What Are Discursive Practices?
Linking Discursive Practices and Identities
Summary
Two Perspectives
The Rhetorical Perspective
The Cultural Perspective
The Relationship between the Rhetorical and the Cultural Perspectives
Summary
Talk's Building Blocks
Person-Referencing Practices
Personal Address
Names
Identity Implications of Address
Ethnicity- and Race-Linked References
Gender-Linked References
The Membership Categorization Device
Summary
Speech Acts
Philosophical Background
Links between Speech Acts and Identities
Especially Face-Threatening Speech Acts
Summary
The Sound (and Sight) of Talk
Transcription
The Identity-Work of Paralinguistic Devices
Meanings of Stable Features of Voice
Dialect or "Accent"
The Value of Devalued Dialects
A Rhetorical Perspective on Accent
Summary
Interaction Structures
Turn Taking
Adjacency Pairs and Common Permutations
Little Words That Matter: Discourse Markers
Questioning and Responding
Speech Community Differences
Summary
Language Selection
Identity Implications of Language Choice and Code Switching
Language Death, Revitalization, and Tourism
Language and Immigrant Identity
Speaking English and American Identity
Summary
Complex Discourse Practices
Style
Directness Styles
Politeness Styles
Expressiveness Styles
Texting Styles
Master-Identity Marked Styles
Summary
Stance
Marked and Unmarked Forms
Modal Devices
Interest and Involvement Stances
Hostility and Other Negative Stances
Stances Related to Politics and Culture
Summary
Narratives
Everyday Narratives and Their Key Features
Functions of Narratives
Cultural Differences
Summary
Genre
Background
The Emergency Telephone Call
Organizational Meetings
Citizen Testimony in Public Meetings
Talk Show Interview
Gift Exchanges
Personal Conversation
Summary
The Conclusion
Putting It All Together
Case 1: Four Teens Talking
Dr. Laura and a Controversial Radio Broadcast
Take-Away Thoughts
Glossary
Notes
References
Index
About the Authors

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