Studies in the Organization of Conversational Interaction

Studies in the Organization of Conversational Interaction

1st Edition - January 1, 1978

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  • Editor: Jim Schenkein
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483272665

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Studies in the Organization of Conversational Interaction examines the different features of conversational interaction, which reflect a vigorous research paradigm for the study of natural conversations. This book discusses the naturally occurring interactions that have been recorder and transcribed. Organized into 10 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the turn-taking system for conversation and explains that the organization of taking turns at talk is one type of organization operative in conversation. This text then discusses encounters with strangers that only conduct their business under the auspices of their official identity relations. Other chapters consider the production of compliment responses, which are sensitive to the cooperation of multiple constraint systems. This book discusses as well the conversational activity of telling stories and listening to stories. The final chapter deals with an analysis of a dirty joke. This book is a valuable resource for sociologists, conversationalists, linguists, grammarians, and anthropologists.

Table of Contents

  • List Of Contributors

    Explanation Of Transcript Notation

    Sketch of an Analytic Mentality for the Study of Conversational Interaction

    Chapter 1 A Simplest Systematics for the Organization of Turn Taking for Conversation

    Chapter 2 Identity Negotiations in Conversation

    Chapter 3 Compliment Responses: Notes on the Co-Operation of Multiple Constraints

    Chapter 4 On the Achievement of a Series of Stories

    Chapter 5 The Recommencement of a Meeting as a Member's Accomplishment

    Chapter 6 Some Sequential Negotiations in Conversation: Unexpanded and Expanded Versions of Projected Action Sequences

    Chapter 7 On a Conversational Environment for Equivocality

    Chapter 8 Amplitude Shift: A Mechanism for the Affiliation of Utterances in Conversational Interaction

    Chapter 9 Sequential Aspects of Storytelling in Conversation

    Chapter 10 Some Technical Considerations of a Dirty Joke


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  • No. of pages: 292
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1978
  • Published: January 1, 1978
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483272665

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