Requesting in Social Interaction

Paul Drew | Loughborough University
ORCID logoElizabeth Couper-Kuhlen | University of Helsinki
ISBN 9789027226365 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
ISBN 9789027269287 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
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There has been a remarkable revival of interest in how we conduct social actions in interaction – particularly in requesting, where recent research into video-recorded face-to-face interaction has taken our understanding in novel directions. This collection brings together some of the latest, cutting-edge research into requesting by leading international practitioners of Conversation Analysis. The studies trace a line of conceptual development from ‘directive’ to ‘recruitment’, and explore the acquisitional, cultural, situational and species-specific differentiation of forms for requesting in human social interaction.They represent the latest explorations into the complexities and controversies associated with the apparently simple but essential matter of how we ask another to do something for us.
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“The volume is a pioneering work which regards requesting as a way in which one person recruits another’s assistance and analyzes it combining social, semiotic and linguistic forms in different interactional and sequential contexts. It is highly recommended for scholars who are working in the field of daily conversation analysis and social interaction.”
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Main BIC Subject

CFG: Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009030: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Pragmatics
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