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Sacks, Harvey. 1972. An initial investigation of the usability of conversational data for doing sociology. In Sudnow, David, ed. Studies in social interaction. The Free Press. pp. 31–74.
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S. uses conversations between suicidal persons (or others speaking on their behalf) and the staff of an emergency psychiatric clinic as data from which to draw sociological conclusions.