Conflict Talk: Sociolinguistic Investigations of Arguments in Conversations / Edition 1

Conflict Talk: Sociolinguistic Investigations of Arguments in Conversations / Edition 1

by Allen D. Grimshaw
     
 

An examination of language use in the important area of social conflict.See more details below

Overview

An examination of language use in the important area of social conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521335508
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1990
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.83(d)

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Table of Contents

List of contributors; Preface; Part I. Introduction: 1. Introduction Allen D. Grimshaw; Part II. The Studies: Learning to Argue: 2. Disputes in the peer culture of American and Italian nursery-school children William A. Corsaro and Thomas A. Rizzo; 3. Serious and playful disputes: variation in conflict talk among female adolescents Donna Eder; 4. Interstitial argument Charles Goodwin and Marjorie Harness Goodwin; 5. The sequential organisation of closing verbal family conflict Samuel Vuchinich; Part III. The Studies: How 'Grown-ups Do It': 6. Ideological themes in reports of interracial conflict Teresa Labov; 7. Oracular reasoning in a psychiatric exam: the resolution of conflict in language Hugh Mehan; 8. Rules versus relationships in small claims disputes John M. Conley and William M. O'Barr; 9. The judge as third party in American trial-court conflict talk Susan U. Philips; 10. Difference and dominance: how labour and management talk conflict Katherine O'Donnell; 11. The management of a co-operative self during argument: the role of opinions and stories Deborah Schiffrin; 12. Silence as conflict management in fiction and drama: Pinter's Betrayal and a short story, Great Wits Deborah Tannen; Part IV. Conclusion: 13. Research on conflict talk: antecedents, resources, findings, directions Allen D. Grimshaw; List of references; Name Index; Subject Index.

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