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    Discourse and Social Life (Hardback) Edited by Srikant Sarangi, Edited by Malcolm Coulthard


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    DescriptionThis collection of articles provides a historical overview of the different traditions of discourse analysis and examines possible developments in the field, within the context of a range of social settings.

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    Discourse and Social Life
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Srikant Sarangi, Edited by Malcolm Coulthard
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    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Weight: 521 g
    ISBN 13: 9780582404694
    ISBN 10: 058240469X

    B&T Book Type: NF
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    LC classification: P302.84 .D573 2000
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    Pearson Education Limited
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    29 March 2000
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    Table of contents
    Activity types, discourse types and interactional hybridity - the case of genetic counselling, Srikant Sarangi; the uses of talk, Ruqaiya Hasan; same grammar or different grammar? contrasting approaches to the grammar of spoken English discourse, Geoffrey Leech; the construction of purpose in discourse, Theo van Leeuwen; contrastive rhetoric and discourse analysis - who writes what to whom? when? in what circumstances? Robert B. Kaplan; professional gatekeeping in intercultural encounters, Celia Roberts; becoming a group - face and sociability in moderated discussions, Greg Myers; methodological interdiscursivity - an ethnographic understanding of unfinalisability, Ron Scollon; critical practices - on representation and the interpretation of text, H.G. Widdowson; dialogue in the public sphere, Norman Fairclough; recontextualization and the transformation of meanings - a critical discourse analysis of decision making in EU meetings about employment policies, Ruth Wodak; regional frames and pronominal address/reference - the discourse of geriatric medical triads, Nikolas Coupland and Justine Coupland; new dynamics in the nurse-patient relationship? Sally Candlin; the case of the long-nosed potoroo - the framing and construction of expert witness testimony, Yon Maley; whose text is it? - on the linguistic investigation of authorship, Malcolm Coulthard.