Methods in Language and Social Interaction
Edited by Ian Hutchby
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Methods in Language and Social Interaction by Ian Hutchby
Book DescriptionThis major work collects together the key contributions to the core traditions and research themes of Language and Social Interaction, a thriving international and interdisciplinary field. This field has developed over the last fifty years or so and now informs work in a wide range of disciplines across the globe, especially in Europe, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Scandinavia and Southeast Asia. The central aim of Methods in Language and Social Interaction is to characterise the historical development and current status of the field while providing an account of, and illustrations of, its key debates. " Volume I covers the key linguistic traditions that have played a part in the development of this subject area. " Volume II focuses on the central contributions that have come from sociological and social psychological perspectives. " Volume III contains studies which examine, from various angles, the relationships between discourse and institutional dimensions of society. " Volume IV contains studies which examine the micro-social and interpersonal functioning of discourse.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412935555
(234mm x 156mm x 114mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ian Hutchby
Conversation Analysis, Hardback (September 2008)
Talk is a central activity in social life. But how is ordinary talk organized? How do people coordinate their talk in interaction? And what is the role of talk in wider social processes? Conversation Analysis has developed over the past forty years as a key method for studying social interaction and language use.
Media Talk, Paperback (December 2005)
Provides an introduction to the analysis of the spoken word by examining linguistic and discursive aspects of broadcast media. Beginning with the observation that talk is central to all genres of radio and television, this book examines the forms of speech used by broadcasters. It is for students on courses in language and the media and others.
Children, Technology and Culture, Paperback (April 2001)
Children, Technology and Culture looks at the interplay of children and technology which poses critical questions for how we understand the nature of childhood in late modern society.
Conversation and Technology, Hardback (December 2000)» View all books by Ian Hutchby
A A well--written, innovative book, which makes an important contribution to current debates about the role of communication technology in society. A Based upon his own case studies, Hutchby shows how human conversation is being shaped by technological media such as the telephone, the Internet and video--conferencing.
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Author Biography - Ian Hutchby
Ian Hutchby is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Leicester. His main areas of research include the social processes involved in language use, and how these relate to the structures of human relations, social institutions, and other mediating environmental factors such as technology. He has conducted studies on a range of topics including language in broadcasting, the role of new technologies in mediating interaction, children's language and interaction skills, and psychotherapeutic and other counselling discourses. His writings include Media Talk: Conversation Analysis and the Study of Broadcasting (Open University Press, 2006) and The Discourse of Child Counselling (John Benjamins, 2007).
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