Mobilizing Others

Grammar and lexis within larger activities

Editors
| The Ohio State University
| University of Waterloo
| Texas State University
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Requesting, recruitment, and other ways of mobilizing others to act have garnered much interest in Conversation Analysis and Interactional Linguistics. This volume takes a holistic perspective on the practices that we use to get others to act either with us, or for us. It argues for a more explicit focus on ‘activity’ in unpacking the linguistic and embodied choices we make in designing mobilizing moves. Drawing on studies from a variety of different languages and settings, the collected studies in this volume illustrate how interactants design their turns not only for specific recipients, but also for a specific interactional situation. In doing so, speakers are able to mobilize others’ cooperation, contribution, or assistance in the most appropriate and economical ways. By focusing on ‘situation design’ across languages and settings, this volume provides new insights into the ways in which the ongoing activity, with its attendant participation structures, shapes the design, placement, and understanding of moves which mobilize others to act.
[Studies in Language and Social Interaction, 33]  2020.  vi, 285 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Mobilizing others: An introduction
Emma Betz, Carmen Taleghani-Nikazm and Peter Golato
1–18
Chapter 2. Requesting here-and-now actions with two imperative formats in Korean interaction
Stephanie Hyeri Kim and Mary Shin Kim
19–46
Chapter 3. Mobilizing for the next relevant action: Managing progressivity in card game interactions
Carmen Taleghani-Nikazm, Veronika Drake, Andrea Golato and Emma Betz
47–81
Chapter 4. Recruitments in French: Declarative statements and accompanying actions which result in offers of assistance
Peter Golato
83–114
Chapter 5. Mobilizing student compliance: On the directive use of Finnish second-person declaratives and interrogatives during violin instruction
Melisa Stevanovic
115–145
Chapter 6. Linguistic structures emerging in the synchronization of a Pilates class
Leelo Keevallik
147–173
Chapter 7. Multimodal mechanisms for mobilizing students to give pre-structured responses in French L2 classroom interaction
Kirby Chazal
175–201
Chapter 8. Mobilizing others when you have little (recognizable) language
Charles Antaki, W.M.L. Finlay and Chris Walton
203–228
Chapter 9. When emergencies are not urgent: Requesting help in calls to 911 Costa Rica
Alexa Bolaños-Carpio
229–252
Chapter 10. Doing more than expected: Thanking recognizes another’s agency in providing assistance
Jörg Zinken, Giovanni Rossi and Vasudevi Reddy
253–278
Appendix. Glossary of transcription conventions
279–282
Index
283
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009030 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Pragmatics
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2019049837