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Title Advances in membership categorisation analysis / edited by Richard Fitzgerald and William Housley
Published London : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (208 pages)
Contents Introduction to membership categorization analysis /William Housley and Richard Fitzgerald -- De-reifiying categories /Rod Watson -- Prospective and retrospective categorization: category proffers and inferences in social interaction and rolling news media /Elizabeth Stokoe and Frederick Attenborough -- Categorization work in the courtroom : the 'foundational' character of membership categorization analysis /Christian Licoppe -- Challenging normativity : re-appraising category, bound, tied and predicated features /Edward Reynolds and Richard Fitzgerald -- Omnirelevance in technologized interaction : couples coping with video calling distortions /Sean Rintel -- Membership categorization and methodological reasoning in research team interaction /William Housley and Robin James Smith -- Transcription key
Summary "This is an exciting addition to the dynamic, multidisciplinary field of membership categorization analysis. Bringing together the biggest names in MCA this landmark publication provides a contemporary analysis of the field and a platform for emerging researchers and students to build upon. The book sets out the current methodological developments of MCA highlighting its analytic strength -- particularly when examining social identity and social knowledge. It provides a sophisticated tool of qualitative analysis and draws from a wide range of empirical studies provided by global scholars. The culmination of years of international research this agenda-setting text will be essential reading for academics and advanced students using membership categorization across the social sciences; particularly in media and communication studies, sociology, psychology, education, political science and linguistics."--Back cover
Subject Communication -- Social aspects.
Conversation analysis.
Oral communication.
Form Electronic book
Author Fitzgerald, Richard, 1965- editor of compilation, author
Housley, William, 1970- editor of compilation, author
ISBN 1473917859 (EPUB)
9781473917859 (EPUB)
Other Titles Advances in membership categorization analysis