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Handelman, Don. 1976. Components of interaction in the negotiation of a definition of the situation. In McCormack, William C. and Stephen A. Wurm, eds. Language and man: Anthropological issues. Mouton. pp. 287–309.
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A consideration of how one sequence of interaction might be broken into organizational and thematic components, and how an examination of such components can provide clues to one instance of negotiating the definition of the situation.