Rethinking Communicative Interaction

New interdisciplinary horizons

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| Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh
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This volume breaks open traditional disciplinary confines and approaches the full complexity of communicative interaction from an impressive range of exciting state-of-the-art perspectives in social psychology, conversation analysis, hermeneutics, constructivist psychology, communication theory, computational neuroscience, sociology of communication, second language pragmatics, ergonomic interaction theory and computer-mediated interaction studies. In so doing, it sets out to establish a new research agenda in which communication science is understood as a human-social science par excellence. This collection of fifteen essays by seventeen scholars from Canada, the United States, Brazil, Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany and the UK will be of interest to scholars and students in all of the above fields.

The editor, Colin B. Grant, is Reader in Modern Languages in the School of Management and Languages, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, where he runs the interdisciplinary social communication science research group. He is author of Literary Communication from Consensus to Rupture (1995), Functions and Fictions of Communication (2000) and chief editor of Language-Meaning-Social Construction (2001).

[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 116]  2003.  viii, 330 pp.
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Table of Contents
List of contributors
vii
Introduction: Rethinking communicative interaction: An interdisciplinary programme
Colin B. Grant
1–26
Part I
Dialogicality as an ontology of humanity
Ivana Marková
29–51
The subject as dialogical fiction
Nicholas Davey
53–67
Language, communication and the development of the self
Renato Proietti
69–85
Addressing oneself as another: Dialogue and the self in Habermas and Butler
Henderikus J. Stam
87–100
Complexities of self and social communication
Colin B. Grant
101–125
Part II
Histories and discourses: An integrated approach to communication science
Siegfried J. Schmidt
129–144
Autonomy, self-reference and contingency in computational neuroscience
Bernd Porr and Florentin Wörgötter
145–161
Interaction versus action and Luhmann’s sociology of communication
Loet Leydesdorff
163–186
Pragmatic interactions in a second language
Beatriz Mariz Maia de Paiva
187–206
Part III
Between uniqueness and universality: An ethnomethodological analysis of language games
Brian Torode
209–234
The transition of a Scottish Young Persons’s Centre — a dialogical analysis
Kesi Mahendran
235–256
Conversational action: An ergonomic approach to interaction
Mario Cesar Vidal and Renato José Bonfatti
257–272
‘Flaming’ in computer-mediated interactions
Anthi Avgerinakou
273–293
Constructing the uncertainties of bioterror: A study of U.S. news reporting on the anthrax attack of fall, 2001
Austin Babrow and Mohan Dutta-Bergman
295–315
Index of names
317–319
Index of subjects
321–325
“[...], the reader will no doubt find interesting insights on what communicative interaction is and on the different research areas that researchers have suggested in order to analyze this typically human activity.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2003062908