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Title Disorderly discourse : narrative, conflict, & inequality / edited by Charles L. Briggs
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (248 pages)
Series Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics ; 7
Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics ; 7
Contents The co-narration of order : aesthetics, iconicity, and experiencing conflict resolution / Donald Brenneis -- The trickster's scattered self / Ellen Basso -- Detective stories at dinnertime / Elinor Ochs, Ruth Smith, and Carolyn Taylor -- Embarrassment as pride : narrative resourcefulness and strategies of normativity among Cretan animal-thieves / Michael Herzfeld -- Ideological dissonance in the American legal system / William M. O'Barr and John M. Conley -- Consensus and dissent in U.S. legal opinions / Elizabeth Mertz -- We want to borrow your mouth : Tzotzil marital squabbles / John B. Haviland -- Disorderly dialogues in ritual impositions of order : the role of metapragmatics in Warao dispute mediation / Charles L. Briggs
Summary This volume contains eight essays that are at the intersection of two important areas within linguistics: conversational analysis, and the use of narrative in the creation, mediation and resolution of conflict. The contributors explore these issues in a variety of cultures and languages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Conflict management.
Conversation analysis.
Discourse analysis, Narrative.
Language and culture.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
Author Briggs, Charles L., 1953-
LC no. 95046001
ISBN 0195087763 (hbk.)
0195087771 (paperback)
1429415401 (electronic bk.)
9780195087765 (hbk.)
9780195087772 (paperback)
9781429415408 (electronic bk.)