Publication details [#27243]
Psathas, George. 1995. Conversation analysis: The study of talk-interaction. SAGE Publications. vii + 85 pp.
Book – monograph
This book locates conversation analysis (CA) within its historical development and presents detailed comparisons of early conversation analysis and the research conducted by Bales, Gumperz, Dell Hymes and Goffman, thus distinguishing CA from other studies of interaction and emphasizing its sociological character.