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Accomplishing a request without making one: a single-case analysis of a primary care visit
(Walter de Gruyter., 2001)
Physicians and other care-givers need to recognize the various and often subtle ways that patients make initiatives, such as requesting medical interventions, in medical encounters. Prior research on patients' requests and ...
‘‘Occasional’ Drinking: Some uses of a non-standard temporal metric in primary care assessment of alcohol use'
(Hampton Press, Inc., 2012)
In this article we focused on two fundamentally different ways that patients’ alcohol usage is described or formulated. Generally doctors work to elicit a standardized rate of use metric (e.g., ‘six drinks per week’). ...
Conversation Analysis and Ethnomethodology: the Centrality of Interaction
The paper summarizes the theoretical and methodological principles of Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis, two approaches which focus on the understanding of social action as it is produced by participants themselves. ...
Hearing Talk: Accomplishing answers and generating facts
(Perspectives on Social Problems, JAI Press, 1992)
Congressional hearing interaction is routinely treated (by members of the culture as well as social scientists) as either a reflection of the personal characteristics of the participants, or a stage on which social forces ...
'Role' as an interactional device
(Social Problems, 1990-11)
This paper reports on an aspect of the social organization of interaction, namely, the use by interactants of the concept 'role.' In contrast with traditional social scientific uses of this concept as an explanatory ...
Toward an interdisciplinary field: Language and social interaction research at the University of California, Santa Barbara
(Hampton Press, Inc., 2010)
Language and social interaction (LSI) has now come of age as a research strand within Communication. This chapter is about a graduate program in LSI whose home is in a sociology department. We begin with a few notes about ...