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Markee, Numa. 2011. Doing, and justifying doing, avoidance. Journal of Pragmatics 43 (2) : 602–615.
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This post-cognitive account of avoidance-as-behavior deals with avoidance as a locally contingent practice, collaboratively co-constructed by participants in real time as an interactional topic, during the course of naturally occurring institutional talk. It uses ethnomethodological conversation analysis and discursive psychology to frame and explain a series of emerging issues in the conversation analysis-for-second language learning literature.