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Description - Conversation and Gender by Susan A. Speer

Conversation analysts have begun to challenge long-cherished assumptions about the relationship between gender and language, asking new questions about the interactional study of gender and providing fresh insights into the ways it may be studied empirically. Drawing on a lively set of audio- and video-recorded materials of real-life interactions, including domestic telephone calls, children's play, mediation sessions, police-suspect interviews, psychiatric assessments and calls to telephone helplines, this volume is the first to showcase the latest thinking and cutting-edge research of an international group of scholars working on topics at the intersection of gender and conversation analysis. Theoretically, it pushes forward the boundaries of our understanding of the relationship between conversation and gender, charting new and exciting territory. Methodologically, it offers readers a clear, practical understanding of how to analyse gender using conversation analysis, by presenting detailed demonstrations of this method in use.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521696036
ISBN-10: 0521696038
Format: Paperback / softback
(230mm x 155mm x 15mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Susan A. Speer

Susan A. Speer is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Manchester. She is the author of Gender Talk: Feminism, Discourse and Conversation Analysis (2005). Elizabeth Stokoe is Reader in Social Interaction in the Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University. She is the co-author of Discourse and Identity (2006).

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