Talk and Taxonomy

A methodological comparison of ethnosemantics and ethnomethodology with reference to terms for Canadian doctors

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The thesis of this essay is that social or cultural competence consists more of an interpretive or methodological ability to use language in the service of interaction than of a substantive knowledge of collections of cultural categories and of the semantic relations between the terms naming those categories.
[Pragmatics & Beyond, I:8]  1980.  x, 125 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
v
List of Tables
viii
List of Figures
viii
Part One. Programmatics
1
1. Introduction
1
2. Regularities, rules and instructions: three sociologies
7
3. Ethnosemantics as semantic sociology and ethnomethodology as interpretive sociology
19
4. Leaving out the interpreter's work: a methodological critique of ethnosemantics based on ethnomethodology
27
5. Conclusion
47
Part Two. Data
51
6. Introduction
51
7. Terms for Canadian doctors: ethnosemantics and taxonomy
55
8. Terms for Canadian doctors: ethnomethodology and talk
67
9. Conclusion
81
Epilogue: the question of interpretive method
85
Footnotes
89
References
95
Appendix
119
List of Tables
Table 1. One Line From the Chart of Reference Terms for Lawyers
55
Table 2. Chart of Reference Terms for Canadian Doctors
58
Table 3. Code of Semantic Dimensions
60
List of Figures
Figure 1. The Semiotic Triangle in Ethnosemantics
32
Figure 2. Partial Taxonomy of Terms for Canadian Doctors
63
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  81160092