Joint Utterance Construction in Japanese Conversation

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This book focuses on how participants in Japanese conversation negotiate and achieve joint courses of action within a single turn at talk. Using the methodology of Conversation Analysis as a central framework, this book describes in detail the structures and procedures used by Japanese speakers to jointly produce a coherent grammatical unit-in-progress, and explores the range of social actions that speakers accomplish by employing that practice. This study is part of a larger project intended to investigate how humans achieve intricate coordination of their behavior with that of co-participants in everyday social encounters and how language plays a constitutive part in making such micro-level social coordination possible. Through a close examination of joint utterance construction in Japanese, this book contributes to a growing body of research into the mutual influence between the grammatical organization of language and the organization of situated human conduct in social interaction.
[Studies in Discourse and Grammar, 12]  2003.  xii, 249 pp.
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Table of Contents
Table of contents

Acknowledgments

xi
1. Introduction
1–13
2. Preliminaries
15–24

3. Activity, participation, and joint utterance construction

25–74

4. Grammar and opportunities for joint turn construction

75–119

5. Language and the body as resources for socially coordinated participation in situated activities

121–171

6. Postposition-initiated utterances

: An interactional account of a grammatical practice
173–204

7. Conclusion

205–212
Notes
213–222
References
223–239
Appendix
241–242
Name index
243–244
Subject index
245–249
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2002034191