Framing in Discourse / Edition 1

Framing in Discourse / Edition 1

by Deborah Tannen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195079965

ISBN-13: 9780195079968

Pub. Date: 06/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The concept of framing has been pivotal in research on social interaction among anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists, and linguists. This collection shows how the discourse analysis of frames can be applied to a range of social contexts. Tannen provides a seminal theoretical framework for conceptualizing the relationship between frames and schemas as well

Overview

The concept of framing has been pivotal in research on social interaction among anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists, and linguists. This collection shows how the discourse analysis of frames can be applied to a range of social contexts. Tannen provides a seminal theoretical framework for conceptualizing the relationship between frames and schemas as well as a methodology for the discourse analysis of framing in interaction. Each chapter makes a unique theoretical contribution to frames theory while showing how discourse analysis can elucidate the linguistic means by which framing is accomplished in a particular interactional setting. Applied to such a wide range of contexts as a medical examination, psychotic discourse, gender differences in sermon performance, boys' "sportscasting" their own play, teasing among friends, a comparison of Japanese and American discussion groups, and sociolinguistic interviews, the discourse analysis of framing emerges here as a fruitful new avenue for interaction analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195079968
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,038,608
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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