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Analyzing Race Talk

Analyzing Race Talk
Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Research Interview

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Harry van den Berg, Margaret Wetherell, Hanneke Houtkoop-Steenstra, Derek Edwards, David A. Lee, Srikant Sarangi, Charles Antaki, Richard Buttny, Maykel Verkuyten, Titus Ensink, Tom Koole, Tony Hak, Anita Pomerantz, Alan Zemel
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  • Date Published: February 2004
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521821186

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  • By asking internationally respected scholars from a range of traditions in discourse studies to respond to the same interview material, this book reveals key differences in methodology and theoretical perspective. The use of interviews to explore attitudes towards race allow contributors to bring up sensitive issues regarding the development and interpretation of interviews on controversial topics.

    • Unique combination of theoretical analysis and practical guidance on analysing interview material
    • International team of leading experts
    • Multidisciplinary approach
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    • Date Published: February 2004
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521821186
    • length: 334 pages
    • dimensions: 236 x 159 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.65kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction Harry van den Berg, Margaret Wetherell and Hanneke Houtkoop-Steenstra
    2. Racism and the analysis of cultural resources in interviews Margaret Wetherell
    3. Analysing racial discourse: the discursive psychology of Mind-World relationships Derek Edwards
    4. Constructivist processes in discourse: a cognitive linguistics perspective David A. Lee
    5. Institutional, professional and lifeworld frames in interview talk Srikant Sarangi
    6. The uses of absurdity Charles Antaki
    7. Multiple voices in talking race: pakeha reported speech in the discursive construction of the racial other Richard Buttny
    8. Contradictions in interview discourse Harry van den Berg
    9. Racism, happiness and ideology Maykel Verkuyten
    10. The frame analysis of research interviews: social categorization and footing in interview discourse Titus Ensink
    11. Affiliation and detachment in interview answer receipts Tom Koole
    12. Interviewer laughter as an unspecified request for clarification Tony Hak
    13. Perspectives and frameworks in interviewers' queries Anita Pomerantz and Alan Zemel
    14. Appendix: interview transcripts.

  • Editors

    Harry van den Berg, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
    Harry van den Berg is an Associate Professor at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He is the author or editor of 15 books on different topics and has published numerous articles and book chapters. He is a member of the Committee of Quality Inspection of the MOA (The Dutch Market Research Association).

    Margaret Wetherell, The Open University, Milton Keynes
    Margaret S. Wetherell was appointed to a Personal Chair at the Open University in 2000. She is the author or editor of 12 books and has published over 60 articles and book chapters. She is one of the most widely cited psychologists in the UK with over 1,000 citations of her single and joint authored research as measured by the SSCI. Currently she is co-editor of the British Journal of Social Psychology.

    Hanneke Houtkoop-Steenstra, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hanneke Houtkoop-Steenstra was an associate professor at the Unviersity of Utrecht. She authored or edited 5 books and published numerous articles and book chapters. She played an outstanding role in the development and application of methods of conversation analysis especially in the field of interview discourse. She died in December 2002 just after the completion of this book at the age of 52.


    Harry van den Berg, Margaret Wetherell, Hanneke Houtkoop-Steenstra, Derek Edwards, David A. Lee, Srikant Sarangi, Charles Antaki, Richard Buttny, Maykel Verkuyten, Titus Ensink, Tom Koole, Tony Hak, Anita Pomerantz, Alan Zemel

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