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Routledge Revivals: Ethnomethodological Studies of Work (1986)

Routledge Revivals: Ethnomethodological Studies of Work (1986)

1st Edition

Harold Garfinkel
May 07, 2019

First published in 1986, this collection of essays brings together ethnomethodological studies from key academics of the discipline, including the renowned scholar Harold Garfinkel who established and developed the field. In addition to four case studies, the volume begins and ends with two essays...

Conversation Analysis and Early Childhood Education: The Co-Production of Knowledge and Relationships

Conversation Analysis and Early Childhood Education: The Co-Production of Knowledge and Relationships

1st Edition

Amanda Bateman
May 09, 2018

This book provides insight into the everyday activities co-produced by teachers and young children, demonstrating the fine details of teaching and learning as knowledge is shared through the everyday activities of talk-in-interaction. Adopting an ethnomethodological perspective, together with...

Embodied Family Choreography: Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity

Embodied Family Choreography: Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity

1st Edition

Marjorie Harness Goodwin, Asta Cekaite
April 05, 2018

Embodied Family Choreography documents the lived and embodied practices employed to establish, maintain, and negotiate intimate social relationships in the family, examining forms of control, care, and creativity. Making use of the extensive video archives of family interaction in the US and Sweden...

Routledge Revivals: Art and Artifact in Laboratory Science (1985): A study of shop work and shop talk in a research laboratory

Routledge Revivals: Art and Artifact in Laboratory Science (1985): A study of shop work and shop talk in a research laboratory

1st Edition

Michael Lynch
August 25, 2017

First published in 1985, this book provides a descriptive study of social activities in a neurosciences laboratory. Based on fieldwork conducted by the author in the laboratory during 1975 and 1976, and taking an ethnomethodological approach, it focuses on the phenomenon of the social...

Routledge Revivals: Understanding Interaction in Central Australia (1985): An Ethnomethodological Study of Australian Aboriginal People

Routledge Revivals: Understanding Interaction in Central Australia (1985): An Ethnomethodological Study of Australian Aboriginal People

1st Edition

Kenneth Liberman
February 24, 2017

First published in 1985, this book gives an intimate account of the cultural-political conflict between Australian Aboriginal people and Anglo-Australians, presenting the Australian social world from the perspective of the Aboriginal person. Adopting a rigorous ethnomethodological analysis and the...

The Academic Presentation: Situated Talk in Action

The Academic Presentation: Situated Talk in Action

1st Edition

Johanna Rendle-Short
November 30, 2016

How is the task of giving a presentation accomplished? In this insightful book Johanna Rendle-Short unpacks this seemingly simple task to show the complexity that underlies it. Examining the academic presentation as a case in point, she details how seminar presenters interact with the audience and...

Talk and Social Interaction in the Playground

Talk and Social Interaction in the Playground

1st Edition

Carly W. Butler
November 17, 2016

This book offers a rich and detailed empirical account of children's play and interaction in the school playground. Drawing on the approaches of ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, 'Talk and Social Interaction in the Playground' examines the organisation of membership and social action in a...

Analysing Practical and Professional Texts: A Naturalistic Approach

Analysing Practical and Professional Texts: A Naturalistic Approach

1st Edition

Rod Watson
November 16, 2016

Analysing Practical and Professional Texts focuses on texts as constituents of human usage, showing how written documents and other 'texts' are integral to social organization. It reveals social organization itself to be not only textually-mediated in nature, but also textually-constituted, showing...

Ethnomethodology at Work

Ethnomethodology at Work

1st Edition

Peter Tolmie, Mark Rouncefield
November 15, 2016

Bringing together one of the most important bodies of research into people's working practices, this volume outlines the specific character of the ethnomethodological approach to work, providing an introduction to the key conceptual resources ethnomethodology has drawn upon in its studies, and a...

Institutional Interaction: Studies of Talk at Work

Institutional Interaction: Studies of Talk at Work

1st Edition

Ilkka Arminen
November 15, 2016

Institutional Interaction focuses on talk and interaction in institutional contexts. The first systematic book-length study on this expanding area, it discusses the theory and methodology of conversation analysis, focusing on studies of institutional interaction, before examining the basics of...

There is No Such Thing as a Social Science: In Defence of Peter Winch

There is No Such Thing as a Social Science: In Defence of Peter Winch

1st Edition

Phil Hutchinson, Rupert Read
November 11, 2016

The death of Peter Winch in 1997 sparked a revived interest in his work with this book arguing his work suffered misrepresentation in both recent literature and in contemporary critiques of his writing. Debates in philosophy and sociology about foundational questions of social ontology and...

Preference Organisation and Peer Disputes: How Young Children Resolve Conflict

Preference Organisation and Peer Disputes: How Young Children Resolve Conflict

1st Edition

Amelia Church
November 11, 2016

How do children get their own way in arguments? What is the most effective way of pursuing one's own goals in preschool? 'Use your words' is an instruction frequently heard in nurseries and pre-schools encouraging young children to resolve the situation through verbal rather than physical means....

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