Talking Culture: Ethnography and Conversation Analysis - Conduct and Communication (Paperback)Michael Moerman (author)
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Argues that anyone-anthropologist, psychologist, or policeman-who uses what people say to find out what people think had better know how speech itself is organized.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Number of pages: 212
Weight: 341 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
"Talking Culture tackles an important task-bringing conversation analysis and ethnography into a fruitful rapprochement. . . . [Moerman's] insights into the construction of inequality between Thai peasants and officials provide us with a sense of just how fruitful the marriage of conversation analysis and ethnography can be."-American Anthropologist
Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book
"There is nothing else like it. . . . The best introduction to conversation analysis for an anthropologist and the only example of the full-scale employment of it in a non-Western culture."-Charles O. Frake, Stanford University
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