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Social Setting, Stigma, and Communicative Competence : Explorations of the conversational interactions of retarded adults.

Author: Sharon Sabsay; Martha Platt
Publisher: Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1985.
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Mentally retarded individuals have been studied almost exclusively as clinical entities, not as persons immersed in the stream of social life. This has led not only to a lack of appreciation for the complexity of their lives and concerns, but also to an underestimation and incomplete understanding of their intellectual and linguistic skills. By exploring aspects of the ongoing linguistic and social lives of retarded  Read more...
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Sabsay, Sharon.
Social Setting, Stigma, and Communicative Competence : Explorations of the conversational interactions of retarded adults.
Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, ©1985
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Sabsay; Martha Platt
ISBN: 9789027279583 9027279586 1283359146 9781283359146
OCLC Number: 769342239
Description: 1 online resource (143 pages)
Contents: SOCIAL SETTING, STIGMA, AND COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE: Explorations of the Conversational Interactions of Retarded Adults; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. "ABOUT OSTRICHES COMING OUT OF COMMUNIST CHINA": MEANINGS, FUNCTIONS, AND FREQUENCIES OF TYPICAL INTERACTIONS IN GROUP MEETINGS FOR RETARDED ADULTS; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2. Example 1; 2.2.1. Introductions; 2.2.2. Practical problems; 2.2.3. The purpose of the meetings; 2.3. Example 2; 2.3.1. Labeling; 2.3.2. The personalization of problems; 2.4. Example 3; 2.4.1. On societal norms and values. 2.4.2. Consensus-seeking2.5. Example 4; 2.5.1. Personal problems with peers; 2.5.2. Workshop social rules; 2.6. Example 5; 2.6.1. An arena of normalcy; 2.7. Example 6; 2.7.1. Eventfulness reporting; 2.7.2. Turntaking: Getting and holding the floor; 2.8. Example 7; 2.8.1. Personal problems at home; 2.8.2. Explaining problems; 2.8.3. Resolving problems; 2.8.4. Peer-counseling; 2.9. Example 8; 2.9.1. Recurrent problems; 2.9.2. Persistent problems; 2.10. Example 9; 2.10.1. Competency claims; 2.11. Example 10; 2.11.1. Humor; 2.11.2. Dreams; 2.12. How group meetings benefit the members. 3. TAKING SIDES: RESOLUTION OF A PEER CONFLICT IN A WORKSHOP FOR RETARDED ADULTS3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Sources of the data; 3.3. Background; 3.3.1. The workshop; 3.3.2. The group meeting; 3.3.3. Kinds ofproblems; 3.3.4. ''Taking sides"; 3.4. John shifts sides; 3.4.1. The context of John's "conversion"; 3.4.2. The May 19 meeting; 3.4.3. Phil's moves in "converting" John; 3.4.4. "Trouble"; 3.4.5. Steps in John's "conversion"; 3.4.6. Beneath the surface: Resolution of a conflict between John and Timmy?; 3.4.7. Summary; 3.5. Discussion; 3.5.1. Workshop norms and notions. 3.5.2. The competence of retarded adults4. DISPLAYING COMPETENCE: PEER INTERACTION IN A GROUP HOME FOR RETARDED ADULTS; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Objectives; 4.3. Data base and methodology; 4.4. The setting; 4.4.1. Physical characteristics; 4.4.2. Residents; 4.4.3. Goals of the group home; 4.4.4. Dinnerpreparation; 4.5. A situated definition of competence; 4.6. Verbal strategies for displaying competence; 4.7. Summary; 4.8. Implications; 5. WEAVING THE CLOAK OF COMPETENCE: A PARADOX IN THE MANAGEMENT OF TROUBLE INCONVERSATIONS BETWEEN RETARDED AND NONRETARDED INTERLOCUTORS. 5.1. Some background to the study5.2. Trouble; 5.3. Managing trouble; 5.4. The paradox; 5.5. Conclusion; FOOTNOTES; REFERENCES; APPENDIX A; APPENDIX B; Transcription Conventions; Key to Speakers.

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Mentally retarded individuals have been studied almost exclusively as clinical entities, not as persons immersed in the stream of social life. This has led not only to a lack of appreciation for the complexity of their lives and concerns, but also to an underestimation and incomplete understanding of their intellectual and linguistic skills. By exploring aspects of the ongoing linguistic and social lives of retarded individuals in various community contexts, this volume contributes to a growing body of literature which attempts to fill in this inadequate picture. In addition, the studies in th.

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