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  • Second Language Interactionby Salla Kurhila

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 165.00

    Members of divergent societies are increasingly involved in interactional situations, both publicly and privately, where participants do not share linguistic resources. Second language conversations have become common everyday events in the globalized world, and an interest has evolved to determine how interaction is conducted and understanding achieved... more...

  • Sound Patterns in Interactionby Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen; Cecilia E. Ford

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 195.00

    This collection of original papers by eminent phoneticians, linguists and sociologists offers the most recent findings on phonetic design in interactional discourse available in an edited collection. The chapters examine the organization of phonetic detail in relation to social actions in talk-in-interaction based on data drawn from diverse languages:... more...

  • Speaking Backby Katharine Gelber

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 149.00

    This book proposes an original policy framework for addressing hate speech. Gelber argues that a policy designed to provide support to affected groups and communities to enable them to speak back when hate speech occurs, is a more useful way of addressing the harms of hate speech than punitive measures. She suggests that ?speaking back? allows the... more...

  • Syntax and Lexis in Conversationby Auli Hakulinen; Margret Selting

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 188.00

    This volume is a collection of current work at the interface of linguistics and conversation analysis. The focus is on linguistic items in their action contexts: syntactic structures and lexical items in data from natural conversations in six European languages: Danish, English, Finnish, German, Italian and Swedish. Some of the studies deal with similar... more...

  • Talk and Practical Epistemologyby Jack Sidnell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 173.00

    Drawing on the methods of conversation analysis and ethnography, this book sets out to examine the epistemological practices of Indo-Guyanese villagers as these are revealed in their talk and daily conduct. Based on over eighty-five hours of conversation recorded during twelve months of ethnographic fieldwork, the book describes both the social distribution... more...

  • Talking Gender and Sexualityby Paul McIlvenny

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00

    This edited volume brings together scholars from psychology, linguistics, sociology and communication science to investigate how performative notions of gender and sexuality can be fruitfully explored with the rich set of tools that have been developed by conversation analysis and discursive psychology for analyzing everyday practical language use,... more...

  • Approaching Dialogueby Per Linell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 180.00

    Approaching Dialogue has its primary focus on the theoretical understanding and empirical analysis of talk-in-interaction. It deals with conversation in general as well as talk within institutions against a backdrop of Conversation Analysis, context-based discourse analysis, social pragmatics, socio-cultural theory and interdisciplinary dialogue... more...

  • On Speech Act Verbsby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 98.00

    This essay concerns the analysis of speech act verbs. It offers a range of ideas which form theoretical preliminaries to the analysis of this phenomenon. more...

  • Diskurse der Gelehrtenkultur in der Frühen Neuzeitby Herbert Jaumann

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 280.00

    The Handbook presents a total of 23 exemplary studies of the discourses and complex topics in the culture of scholarship and science in the Early Modern Age (15th - 18th cents.) which set trends and established directions in this epoch between the Middle Ages and the Modern Age. Each study traces its particular dialogue with its variants, protagonists... more...

  • Confident Conversationby Mike Bechtle

    Baker Publishing Group 2008; US$ 12.99

    Communication is an art, and anyone--whether shy or outgoing--can improve his or her conversational skills. Dr. Mike Bechtle offers a straightforward guide to making good conversation that works for any personality type. more...