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Contemporary Studies in Conversation Analysis

Contemporary Studies in Conversation Analysis

Four Volume Set
Edited by:

April 2013 | 1 752 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
In the seven years following the publication of the much-lauded major work, Conversation Analysis, a number of exciting developments in field have given cause for editors Paul Drew and John Heritage to revisit this important topic. This new four-volume collection, containing all new articles and framed by a new contextualizing introductory chapter, includes works focusing on areas which were in their infancy at the publication of this set's predecessor, and topics which have gained much interest in the field over the past decade, such as language and identity, gender, multi-lingualism and intercultural communication, to name a few.

In its deft construction and careful balance of thematic volumes, this truly multidisciplinary set represents the wealth of contemporary research in the field and the contribution conversation analysis's methodology has made to an increasing range of substantive areas of research.

Volume One: Social Action and Epistemics

Volume Two: Responses

Volume Three: Identities in Interaction

Volume Four: Institutions and Applications

Paul Drew and John Heritage
Emanuel Schegloff
The Infrastructure for Social Institutions, the Natural Ecological Niche for Language and the Arena in Which Culture Is Enacted

Harvey Sacks
The Relating Power of Adjacency
Next Position

Tanya Stivers and Federico Rossano
Mobilizing Response
Danielle Pillet-Shore
Doing Introductions
The Work Involved in Meeting Someone New

T.S. Curl and P. Drew
Contingency and Action
A Comparison of Two Forms of Requesting

Seung-Hee Lee
Extended Requesting
Interaction and Collaboration in the Production and Specification of Requests

Traci Curl
Offers of Assistance
Constraints on Syntactic Design

Gail Jefferson
A Technique for Inviting Laughter and Its Subsequent Acceptance Declination
Paul Drew and Traci Walker
Going too Far
Complaining, Escalating and Disaffiliation

Maria Egbert and Monika Vöge
Wh-Interrogative Formats Used for Questioning and beyond
German warum (why) and wieso (why) and English why

Emanuel Schegloff
Word Repeats as Unit Ends
Anita Pomerantz
Offering a Candidate Answer
An Information-Seeking Strategy

Charles Goodwin
The Interactive Construction of a Sentence in Natural Conversation
Paul Drew
Asymmetries of Knowledge in Conversational Interactions
John Heritage and Geoffrey Raymond
The Terms of Agreement
Indexing Epistemic Authority and Subordination in Talk-in-Interaction

John Heritage
Epistemics in Action
Action Formation and Territories of Knowledge

Kaoru Hayano
Claiming Epistemic Primacy
Yo-Marked Assessments in Japanese

Tanya Stivers et al
Universals and Cultural Variation in Turn-Taking in Conversation
Marja-Leena Sorjonen
Simple Answers to Polar Questions
The Case of Finnish

Gail Jefferson
Caveat Speaker
Preliminary Notes on Recipient Topic-Shift Implicature

Rebecca Clift
Indexing Stance
Reported Speech as an Interactional Evidential

Emanuel Schegloff and Gene Lerner
Beginning to Respond
Well-Prefaced Responses to Wh-Questions

Galina Bolden
Little Words That Matter
Discourse Markers 'So' and 'Oh' and the Doing of Other-Attentiveness in Social Interaction

Rod Gardner
The Conversation Object Mm
A Weak and Variable Acknowledging Token

John Heritage
Oh-Prefaced Responses to Assessments
A Method of Modifying Agreement/Disagreement

Galina Bolden
'Articulating the Unsaid' via and-Prefaced Formulations of Others' Talk
Jack Sidnell
'Look'-Prefaced Turns in First and Second Position
Launching, Interceding and Redirecting Action

Sue Wilkinson and Celia Kitzinger
Surprise as an Interactional Achievement
Reaction Tokens in Conversation

Makoto Hayashi
Marking a 'Noticing of Departure' in Talk
Eh-prefaced Turns in Japanese Conversation

Jeffrey Robinson
Managing Trouble Responsibility and Relationships during Conversational Repair
Shuya Kushida
Confirming Understanding and Acknowledging Assistance
Managing Trouble Responsibility in response to Understanding Check in Japanese Talk-in-Interaction

Tanya Stivers
Stance, Alignment and Affiliation during Story-Telling
When Nodding Is a Token of Affiliation

Piera Margutti
Two Uses of Third-Person References in Family Gatherings Displaying Family Ties
Teasing and Clarifications

Elizabeth Holt
The Last Laugh
Shared Laughter and Topic Termination

Harvey Sacks
On the Analyzability of Stories by Children
Emanuel Schegloff
A Tutorial on Membership Categorization
Harvey Sacks
A Revolutionary Category

Emanuel Schegloff
Categories in Action
Person Reference and Membership Categorization

Sun-Young Oh
Invoking Categories through Co-Present Person Reference
The Case of Korean Conversation

Harvey Sacks and Emanuel Schegloff
Two Preferences in the Organization of Reference to Persons and Their Interaction
Tanya Stivers
Alternative Recognitionals in Person Reference
Intersubjectivity and Progressivity in Person (and Place) Reference

John Heritage
Geoffrey Raymond and John Heritage
The Epistemics of Social Relations
Owning Grandchildren

Paul Drew
The Use of Members' Knowledge of 'Religious Geography' in Describing Events

Tanya Stivers and Asifa Majid
Questioning Children
Interactional Evidence of Implicit Bias in Medical Interviews

Kevin Whitehead
'Categorizing the Categorizer'
The Management of Racial Common Sense in Interaction

Benjamin Bailey
Communicative Behavior and Conflict between African-American Customers and Korean Immigrant Retailers in Los Angeles
Liisa Raevaara
Accounts at Convenience Stores
Doing Dispreference and Small Talk

Celia Kitzinger
Heteronormativity in Action
Reproducing the Heterosexual Nuclear Family in 'After-Hours' Medical Calls

Robert Hopper and Curtis LeBaron
How Gender Creeps into Talk
Gail Jefferson
A Note on Laughter in 'Male-Female' Interaction
Marjorie Harness Goodwin
Building Power Asymmetries in Girls' Interactions
Conversation Analysis Volume Four: Institutions and Applications

G. Raymond and D.H. Zimmerman
Rights and Responsibilities in Calls for Help
The Case of the Mountain Glade Fire

Paul Drew and Traci Walker
Citizens' Emergency Calls
Requesting Assistance in Calls to the Police

Elizabeth Stokoe and Derek Edwards
'Did You Have Permission to Smash Your Neighbour's Door?" Silly Questions and Their Answers in Police-Suspect Interrogations
Satomi Kuroshima
Another Look at the Service Encounter
Progressivity, Intersubjectivity and Trust in a Japanese Sushi Restaurant

Erik Vinkhuyzen and Margaret Szymanski
Would You Like to Do It Yourself? Service Requests and Their Non-Granting Responses
Nick Llewellyn and Robin Burrow
Streetwise Sales and the Social Order of City Streets
Anna Lindström and Trine Heinemann
Good Enough
Low-Grade Assessments in Care-Giving Situations

Maurice Nevile
Making Sequentiality Salient
And-Prefacing in the Talk of Airline Pilots

Mardi Kidwell
'Calm down!'
The Role of Gaze in the Interactional Management of Hysteria by the Police

Aug Nishizaka
The Embodied Organization of a Real-Time Fetus
The Visible and the Invisible in Pre-Natal Ultrasound Examinations

Jeffrey Robinson
An Interactional Structure of Medical Activities during Acute Visits and Its Implications for Patients' Participation
John Heritage et al
Reducing Patients' Unmet Concerns in Primary Care
The Difference One Word Can Make

Rita Mangione-Smith et al
Ruling out the Need for Antibiotics
Are We Sending the Right Message?

Steven Clayman and Tanya Romaniuk
Questioning Candidates
Steven Clayman et al
When Does the Watchdog Bark? Conditions of Aggressive Questioning in Presidential News Conferences
Anssi Peräkylä
Making Links in Psychoanalytic Interpretations
A Conversation Analytical Perspective

Johanna Ruusuvuori
Managing Affect
Integration of Empathy and Problem-Solving in Health-Care Encounters