Talk and Social Theory : Ecologies of Speaking and Listening in Everyday Life, Hardback Book

Talk and Social Theory : Ecologies of Speaking and Listening in Everyday Life Hardback

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Talk and Social Theory will be an essential text for students of sociolinguistics and the analysis of discourse in conversation. * introduces the study of a talka linked to social theory; * develops a new theoretical argument that reviews the relations between local social practices and general societal processes of talk; * the use of everyday examples -- a family dinner table, a school classroom, an academic advising session in an community college -- enhances the book's appeal to a non--specialist as well as a specialist audience; * reviews the key theoretical perspectives and conceptual frameworks in social theory and in the sociolinguistic study of talk.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 232 pages
  • Publisher: Polity Press
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  • Category: Sociolinguistics
  • ISBN: 9780745624709

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