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Author Moerman, Michael
Title Talking Culture : Ethnography and Conversation Analysis
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987
©1988
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Descript 1 online resource (228 pages)
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Series Conduct and Communication Ser
Conduct and Communication Ser
Note Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- 1 Conversation Analysis Among the Disciplines -- Social Interaction and Social Theory -- Conversation Analysis and Ethnographic Practice -- Talk as Data -- Envoi -- 2 Finding Life in Dry Dust -- The Leper -- Overlap and Social Categories -- Overlap in Context -- 3 Nature and Culture -- Introduction -- Summary of Sacks and Schegloff 1979 -- Thai and American Sequential Organization -- Ethnographic Implications -- Ethnographic Application -- 4 Motives in Action -- Introduction -- The Social Organization of Speech at Thai Criminal Trials -- Actions and Practice -- Actions, Actors, and Intentions -- 5 Society in a Grain of Rice: An Exercise in Micro-Ethnography -- Goals -- Means -- Background and Setting -- The Segment -- Culturally Contexted Conversation Analysis and Interpretive Anthropology -- 6 Talking About the World -- Language, Talk, and Reality -- A Plea for Noticings -- When to Notice -- Language, Truth, and Talk -- What to Notice -- The World Talked About -- Appendix A: Transcripts and Transcript Notation -- Appendix B: On "Understanding" in the Analysis of Natural Conversation -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Subject Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Transcript Index
Argues that anyone--anthropologist, psychologist, or policeman--who uses what people say to find out what people think had better know how speech itself is organized
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Moerman, Michael Talking Culture : Ethnography and Conversation Analysis Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press,c1987 9780812212464
Subject Conversation analysis.;Language and culture.;Ethnology -- Methodology
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