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Talk in Action: Interactions, Identities, and Institutions John Heritage

Talk in Action: Interactions, Identities, and Institutions

John Heritage

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ISBN : 9781405185509
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312 pages
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Talk in Action examines the language, identity, and interaction of social institutions, introducing students to the research methodology of Conversation Analysis.Features a unique focus on real-world applications of CA by examining fourMoreTalk in Action examines the language, identity, and interaction of social institutions, introducing students to the research methodology of Conversation Analysis.Features a unique focus on real-world applications of CA by examining four institutional 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 social institutions conducted over the past 25 yearsShowcases the significance of this subject to everyday events, making it ideal for students coming to the field for the first timeWritten by two leading figures in the field of Conversation Analysis