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Title Conflict talk : sociolinguistic investigations of arguments in conversations / edited by Allen D. Grimshaw
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990


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Description x, 356 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Allen D. Grimshaw -- Disputes in the peer culture of American and Italian nursery-school children / William A. Corsaro and Thomas A. Rizzo -- Serious and playful disputes : variations in conflict talk among female adolescents / Donna Eder -- Interstitial argument / Charles Goodwin and Marjorie Harness Goodwin -- The sequential organization of closing in verbal family conflict / Samuel Vuchinich -- Ideological themes in reports of interracial conflict / Teresa Labov -- Oracular reasoning in a psychiatric exam : the resolution of conflict in language / Hugh Mehan -- Rules versus relationships in small claims disputes / John M. Conley and William M. O'Barr -- The judge as third party in American trial-court conflict talk / Susan U. Philips -- Difference and dominance : how labor and management talk conflict / Katharine O'Donnell
The management of a co-operative self during argument : the role of opinions and stories / Deborah Schiffrin -- Silence as conflict management in fiction and drama : Pinter's Betrayal and a short story, "Great wits" / Deborah Tannen -- Research on conflict talk : antecedents, resources, findings, directions / Allen D. Grimshaw
Analysis Oral communication Sociolinguistic aspects
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-340) and indexes
Subject Conflict management.
Verbal self-defense.
Author Grimshaw, Allen Day.
LC no. 89031714
ISBN 0521335442
0521335507 (paperback)