The Handbook of Conversation Analysis

The Handbook of Conversation Analysis

Editor(s): Jack Sidnell, Tanya Stivers

Published Online: 28 AUG 2012 02:43AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444332087

Online ISBN: 9781118325001

DOI: 10.1002/9781118325001

About this Book

Presenting a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of theoretical and descriptive research in the field, The Handbook of Conversation Analysis brings together contributions by leading international experts to provide an invaluable information resource and reference for scholars of social interaction across the areas of conversation analysis, discourse analysis, linguistic anthropology, interpersonal communication, discursive psychology and sociolinguistics.

  • Ideal as an introduction to the field for upper level undergraduates and as an in-depth review of the latest developments for graduate level students and established scholars
  • Five sections outline the history and theory, methods, fundamental concepts, and core contexts in the study of conversation, as well as topics central to conversation analysis
  • Written by international conversation analysis experts, the book covers a wide range of topics and disciplines, from reviewing underlying structures of conversation, to describing conversation analysis' relationship to anthropology, communication, linguistics, psychology, and sociology

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Studying Social Interaction from a CA Perspective

  2. Part II: Fundamental Structures of Conversation

    1. Chapter 11

      Preference (pages 210–228)

      Anita Pomerantz and John Heritage

  3. Part III: Key Topics in CA

  4. Part IV: Key Contexts of Study in CA: Populations and Settings

  5. Part V: CA across the Disciplines

    1. Chapter 36

      Conversation Analysis and Linguistics (pages 726–740)

      Barbara A. Fox, Sandra A. Thompson, Cecilia E. Ford and Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen

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