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Embodied interaction : language and body in the material world

Author: Jürgen Streeck; Charles Goodwin; Curtis D LeBaron
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Series: Learning in doing
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How do we coordinate linguistic structures with bodily resources such as gaze and gesture to bring about intelligible courses of action? This volume brings together leading international scholars to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jürgen Streeck; Charles Goodwin; Curtis D LeBaron
ISBN: 9781107630420 1107630428
OCLC Number: 972837356
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Description: xiii, 308 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Embodied interaction in the material world: an introduction Jurgen Streeck, Charles Goodwin and Curtis LeBaron; Part I. Founding Capacities: 2. Collaborative construction of multimodal utterances Edwin Hutchins and Saeko Nomura; 3. Formal structures of practical tasks: a resource for action in the social life of very young children Gene H. Lerner, Don H. Zimmerman and Mardi Kidwell; 4. Elements of formulation N. J. Enfield; 5. The changing meanings of things: found objects and inscriptions in social interaction Jurgen Streeck; 6. Choreographies of attention: multimodality in a routine family activity Eve Tulbert and Marjorie Harness Goodwin; 7. Some functions of speaker head nods Hiromi Aoki; 8. The multimodal mechanics of collaborative unit construction in Japanese conversation Shimako Iwasaki; Part II. Transformational Ecologies: 9. Creating contexts for actions: multimodal practices for managing children's conduct in the childcare classroom Siri Mehus; 10. Multilingual multimodality: communicative difficulties and their solutions in second language use Marianne Gullberg; 11. On the use of graphic resources in interaction by people with communication disorders Ray Wilkinson, Steven Bloch and Michael Clarke; 12. Terra incognita: social interaction among blind children Sharon Avital and Jurgen Streeck; 13. Contextures of action Charles Goodwin; 14. 'A full inspiration tray': multimodality across real and virtual spaces Elizabeth Keating and Chiho Sunakawa; Part III. Professional Communities: 15. The organization of concurrent courses of action in surgical demonstrations Lorenza Mondada; 16. Pursuing a response: prodding recognition and expertise within a surgical team Alan Zemel, Timothy Koschmann and Curtis LeBaron; 17. Building stories: the embodied narration of what might come to pass Keith M. Murphy; 18. Embodied arguments: verbal claims and bodily evidence Julien C. Mirivel; 19. Facilitating tool use in the photography studio through language, gesture, and the act of comparison Scott Phillabaum; 20. Gesture and institutional interaction Christian Heath and Paul Luff; 21. Musical spaces John B. Haviland.
Series Title: Learning in doing
Responsibility: edited by Jürgen Streeck, Charles Goodwin, Curtis LeBaron.


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