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Sequence Organization in Interaction A Primer in Conversation Analysis

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ISBN-10: 0521532795

ISBN-13: 9780521532792

Edition: 2006

Authors: Emanuel A. Schegloff

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Much of our daily lives are spent talking to one another, in both ordinary conversation and more specialized settings such as meetings, interviews, classrooms, and courtrooms. It is largely through conversation that the major institutions of our society - economy, religion, politics, family and law - are implemented. This is the first in a new series of books by Emanuel Schegloff introducing the findings and theories of conversation analysis. Together, the volumes in the series when published will constitute a complete and authoritative 'primer' in the subject. The topic of this first volume is 'sequence organization' - the ways in which turns-at-talk are ordered and combined to make…    
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/4/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 318
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Introduction to sequence organization
The adjacency pair as a unit for sequence construction
Minimal, two-turn adjacency pair sequences
The organization of preference/dispreference
Insert expansion
Topic proffering sequences
Sequence-closing sequences
Sequences of sequences
Some variations in sequence organization
Sequence as practice
Ending, re-beginning, and how to use this book