Studies in Language and Social Interaction

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Studies in Language and Social Interaction is a series which continues the tradition of Studies in Discourse and Grammar, but with a new focus. It aims to provide a forum for research on grammar, understood broadly, in its natural home environment, spoken interaction. The assumption underlying the series is that the study of language as it is actually used in social interaction provides the foundation for understanding how the patterns and regularities we think of as grammar emerge from everyday communicative needs. The editors welcome language-related research from a range of different methodological traditions, including conversation analysis, interactional linguistics, and discourse-functional linguistics.
ISSN 1879-3983
Sandra A. Thompson | University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen | University of Helsinki, Finland
Editorial Board
Peter Auer | University of Freiburg, Germany
Galina B. Bolden | Rutgers University, USA
Arnulf Deppermann | Leibniz Institut für Deutsche Sprache,Germany
Paul Drew | University of York, UK
Barbara A. Fox | University of Colorado, USA
Makoto Hayashi | Nagoya University, Japan
Marja-Liisa Helasvuo | University of Turku, Finland
K.K. Luke | Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Edited by Emma Betz, Arnulf Deppermann, Lorenza Mondada and Marja-Leena Sorjonen
2021. vii, 440 pp.
Edited by Carmen Taleghani-Nikazm, Emma Betz and Peter Golato
2020. vi, 285 pp.
Edited by Yael Maschler, Simona Pekarek Doehler, Jan Lindström and Leelo Keevallik
2020. vi, 343 pp.
Edited by John Heritage and Marja-Leena Sorjonen
2018. vii, 487 pp.
Edited by Marja-Leena Sorjonen, Liisa Raevaara and Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen
2017. vi, 435 pp.
Dagmar Barth-Weingarten
2016. xviii, 318 pp.
Simona Pekarek Doehler, Elwys De Stefani and Anne-Sylvie Horlacher
2015. x, 275 pp.
Edited by Arnulf Deppermann and Susanne Günthner
2015. vi, 342 pp.
Edited by Paul Drew and Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen
2014. x, 371 pp.
Edited by Beatrice Szczepek Reed and Geoffrey Raymond
2013. vi, 378 pp.
Edited by Ritva Laury and Ryoko Suzuki
2011. viii, 244 pp.

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