Conversation Analysis An Introduction
Edition: 5th 2010
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Description: Introducing the main findings, methods and analytic techniques of this central approach to language and social interaction, along with real-life examples and step-by-step explanations, Conversation Analysis is the ideal student guide to the field.The book provides a picture of the way talk is composed, beginning with an overview and brief historical sketch of the field of conversation analysis (CA) and the key research methods it uses. It focuses on the most important domains of organization in conversation, including turn-taking, action sequencing, repair, stories, openings and closings; and explores the effect of context through a review of foundational studies and contemporary work. Sidnell provides both an overview of the key findings in each area of CA and a guide to current research. Ideal for students of linguistics, sociology, and anthropology, this volume expertly navigates the main findings of this growing field.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/26/2010
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
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