1. Introduction

  1. Andrew McKinlay1 and
  2. Chris McVittie2

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397222.ch1

Identities in Context: Individuals and Discourse in Action

Identities in Context: Individuals and Discourse in Action

How to Cite

McKinlay, A. and McVittie, C. (2011) Introduction, in Identities in Context: Individuals and Discourse in Action, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397222.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Edinburgh, UK

  2. 2

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191197

Online ISBN: 9781444397222

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Keywords:

  • Identities in Discourse;
  • Identities in Discourse;
  • pre-analytic categories;
  • ‘personal identity’;
  • socially constructing;
  • interactional context;
  • critical discourse analysis and Foucauldian discourse analysis;
  • conversation analysis and discursive psychology;
  • talk-in-interaction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Are Identities?

  • What Is Discourse?

  • Identities in Discourse

  • About this Book

  • A Note on Transcription