Combining 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. Introduces the main findings, methods and analytic techniques of conversation analysis (CA) – a growing interdisciplinary field exploring language and social interactionProvides an engaging historical overview of the field, along with detailed coverage of the key findings in each area of CA and a guide to current researchExamines the way talk is composed, and how conversation structures highlight aspects of human behaviorFocuses on the most important domains of organization in conversation, including turn-taking, action sequencing, repair, stories, openings and closings, and the effect of contextIncludes real-life examples and step-by-step explanations, making it an ideal guide for students navigating this growing field
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Published September 23, 2011
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