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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 ...
The achieved coherence of aphasic narrative
(Perspectives on Social Problems, JAI Press, 1999)
This paper addresses what can be called 'the problem of coherence in aphasic discourse.' Most research on aphasic discourse analytically strips it from the context of its in situ production, and then paradoxically finds ...