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Accountability in social interaction

Author: Jeffrey D Robinson
Series: Foundations of human interaction.
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This volume brings together a collection of novel, conversation-analytic studies addressing the related concepts of account, motive, accounting, and accountability, with the goal of re-exposing their  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey D Robinson
ISBN: 9780190210557 0190210559
OCLC Number: 1013165506
Description: 1 v. (X-364 p.) ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Accountability in Social InteractionJeffrey D. RobinsonSection 1: Accountability and Trouble2. On Failure to Understand What the Other is Saying: Accountability, Incongruity, and MiscommunicationPaul Drew & Claire Penn3. Defending Solidarity: Self-Repair on Behalf of Other-AttentivenessDouglas W. Maynard4. Delicate matters: Embedded Self-Correction as a Method for Adjusting Possibly Available Inapposite HearingsJenny MandelbaumSection 2: Accountability, Stance, and Status5. Political Positioning Sequences: The Nexus of Politicians, Issue Positions, and the Sociopolitical LandscapeSteven E. Clayman6. Epistemic Asymmetry and Accountability in Service InteractionSeung-Hee Lee7. Subjective Assessments: Managing Territories of Experience in ConversationKaoru HayanoSection 3: The Accountability of Action8. IncrementsEmanuel A. Schegloff9. The Accountability of Proposing (vs. Soliciting Proposals of) ArrangementsJeffrey D. Robinson & Heidi Kevoe-Feldman10. When Speakers Account for their Questions: Ani-Prefaced Accounts in Korean ConversationStephanie Hyeri Kim11. The Omnirelevance of Accountability: Off-Record Account SolicitationsChase Wesley Raymond & Tanya Stivers
Series Title: Foundations of human interaction.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey D. Robinson.


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an interesting read on a topic in want of further investigation. It provides very rich theoretical grounding for the study of accountability in interaction, based on various types of interaction, Read more...

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