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Conversation Analysis [electronic resource] : An Introduction

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405159012Series: Language in SocietyPublication details: Chicester : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.Edition: 5th edISBN:
  • 9781444358841
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Conversation Analysis : An IntroductionDDC classification:
  • 302.346
LOC classification:
  • P95.45 .S54 2010
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Contents:
Cover; ffirs; Title; copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Transcription Conventions; 1: Talk; Intersecting Machineries; Historical Origins of Conversation Analysis; Sacks's First Lectures on Conversation; Understanding in Conversation; Conversation and Intrigue; Conclusion; Notes; 2: Methods; Acquiring Data; Transcribing and Making Observations; Observation as a Basis for Theorizing; Keys: Another Way to Access the Technical Features of Talk-in-Interaction; Making Collections; Managing a Collection and Developing an Analysis; Concluding Remarks on Conversation-analytic Methods
"A context of publicly displayed and continuously updated intersubjective understandings"Irony in Conversation; The Power of Sequential Analysis; Conclusion; Notes; 5: Preference; Preferred and Dispreferred Responses; Structural Consequences of Preference Organization; Concurrent Preferences; Compliments: Concurrent Preferences; Action-Based Preference vs. Design-Based Preference; Type-Conformity Preference; Minimization and Recognition in References to Persons: Twin Preference Structure; General Preferences in the Organization of Interaction; Notes; 6: Sequence; Pre-expansion
13: Conclusion
Insert ExpansionPost-expansion; Conclusion; Notes; 7: Repair; The Preference for Self-Repair; Self-repair; Other-Initiated Repair; Open-Class Repair Initiators; Class-Specific Question Words Used to Initiate Repair; Repetition With and Without a Question Word; Offering a Candidate; Repair as a Vehicle for Action; Conclusion; Notes; 8: Turn Construction; The Anatomy of the Turn; Turn Beginnings; Turn Endings; Interaction Within the Turn; Collaboratively Built Turns; Conclusion; Notes; 9: Stories; Bland Fact: Stories Take More than One Utterance; Recognizability: Story Format; Entitlement
Notes3: Turn-Taking; The One-at-a-Time Rule and its Exceptions; Awaiting Completion: A Possible Solution?; Grossly Apparent Facts of Conversation; Constructing Turns-at-Talk; Points of Possible Completion Create Transition-Relevant Places; How Turns are Distributed in Conversation; Practices of Next-Speaker Selection; Where the Action is: The Transition Space; The Transition Space: A Closer Look; Overlap and Interruption; Conclusion; Notes; 4: Action and Understanding; Adjacency Pairs and Conditional Relevance
Second Stories and Listening TechniquesAudience Diversity; Spouse Talk, Co-tellership; Conclusion; Notes; 10: Openings and Closings; Pick-ups; Telephone Openings; Conversation Openings: The Core Sequences; How-are-you Inquiries; Mildly Downgraded Versions: "Trouble-Premonitory" Response to Inquiry; Trajectories to Anchor Position; Closings; Conclusion; Notes; 11: Topic; The Practices of Topic Talk; Three Topic-Generating Sequences; Topic Shift; Stepwise Transition; Conclusion; 12: Context; Approaches to Context; Talking Context into Being; A Case Study: Talk in Inquiries; Conclusion; Notes
Summary: 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
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Cover; ffirs; Title; copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Transcription Conventions; 1: Talk; Intersecting Machineries; Historical Origins of Conversation Analysis; Sacks's First Lectures on Conversation; Understanding in Conversation; Conversation and Intrigue; Conclusion; Notes; 2: Methods; Acquiring Data; Transcribing and Making Observations; Observation as a Basis for Theorizing; Keys: Another Way to Access the Technical Features of Talk-in-Interaction; Making Collections; Managing a Collection and Developing an Analysis; Concluding Remarks on Conversation-analytic Methods

"A context of publicly displayed and continuously updated intersubjective understandings"Irony in Conversation; The Power of Sequential Analysis; Conclusion; Notes; 5: Preference; Preferred and Dispreferred Responses; Structural Consequences of Preference Organization; Concurrent Preferences; Compliments: Concurrent Preferences; Action-Based Preference vs. Design-Based Preference; Type-Conformity Preference; Minimization and Recognition in References to Persons: Twin Preference Structure; General Preferences in the Organization of Interaction; Notes; 6: Sequence; Pre-expansion

13: Conclusion

Insert ExpansionPost-expansion; Conclusion; Notes; 7: Repair; The Preference for Self-Repair; Self-repair; Other-Initiated Repair; Open-Class Repair Initiators; Class-Specific Question Words Used to Initiate Repair; Repetition With and Without a Question Word; Offering a Candidate; Repair as a Vehicle for Action; Conclusion; Notes; 8: Turn Construction; The Anatomy of the Turn; Turn Beginnings; Turn Endings; Interaction Within the Turn; Collaboratively Built Turns; Conclusion; Notes; 9: Stories; Bland Fact: Stories Take More than One Utterance; Recognizability: Story Format; Entitlement

Notes3: Turn-Taking; The One-at-a-Time Rule and its Exceptions; Awaiting Completion: A Possible Solution?; Grossly Apparent Facts of Conversation; Constructing Turns-at-Talk; Points of Possible Completion Create Transition-Relevant Places; How Turns are Distributed in Conversation; Practices of Next-Speaker Selection; Where the Action is: The Transition Space; The Transition Space: A Closer Look; Overlap and Interruption; Conclusion; Notes; 4: Action and Understanding; Adjacency Pairs and Conditional Relevance

Second Stories and Listening TechniquesAudience Diversity; Spouse Talk, Co-tellership; Conclusion; Notes; 10: Openings and Closings; Pick-ups; Telephone Openings; Conversation Openings: The Core Sequences; How-are-you Inquiries; Mildly Downgraded Versions: "Trouble-Premonitory" Response to Inquiry; Trajectories to Anchor Position; Closings; Conclusion; Notes; 11: Topic; The Practices of Topic Talk; Three Topic-Generating Sequences; Topic Shift; Stepwise Transition; Conclusion; 12: Context; Approaches to Context; Talking Context into Being; A Case Study: Talk in Inquiries; Conclusion; Notes

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