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Talk, Work and Institutional Order : Discourse in Medical, Mediation and Management Settings - Srikant Sarangi

Talk, Work and Institutional Order

Discourse in Medical, Mediation and Management Settings

By: Srikant Sarangi (Editor), Celia Roberts (Editor)

Paperback Published: 10th September 1999
ISBN: 9783110157222
Number Of Pages: 540
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Taking an interdisciplinary approach to talk and its role in certain workplace practice and relationships, this book consists of 14 contributions that address the thematic focus of how professional knowledge and identities are constituted in discourse, vis-a-vis a given institutional order.

Even this relatively long review cannot capture the scope, depth and excellent quality of Sarangi and Roberts' collection. This volume should be required reading for anyone carrying out research within an ethnomethodological, discourse analytical, pragmatic, or related framework. A detailed and useful subject index [...] complements this volume.

Frank Nuessel in: Language Problems and Language Planning 2001

Introduction: The dynamics of interactional and institutional orders in work-related settingsp. 1
Medical practices and health care delivery
Introduction: Discursive hybridity in medical workp. 61
Medical discourse, evidentiality and the construction of professional responsibilityp. 75
Appropriation of voice and presentation of self as a fellow physician: Aspects of a discourse of apprenticeship in medicinep. 109
Local identities and institutional practices: Constructing the record of professional collaborationp. 145
The interaction of cognitive and cultural models in health care deliveryp. 183
Mediation, management and social care
Introduction: Negotiating and legitimating roles and identitiesp. 227
Reconfirming normality: The constitution of reassurance in talks between midwives and expectant mothersp. 237
Professional neutralism in family mediationp. 271
The legitimation of the client and the profession: Identities and roles in social work discoursep. 293
Industrial instability and the discourse of enterprise bargainingp. 323
Constructing professional identity: "Doing power" in policy unitsp. 351
Methodological debates
Introduction: Revisiting different analytic frameworksp. 389
Warriors or collaborators: Reworking methodological controversies in the study of institutional interactionp. 401
"Text" and "con-text": Talk bias in studies of health care workp. 427
On interactional sociolinguistic methodp. 453
Hybridity in gatekeeping discourse: Issues of practical relevance for the researcherp. 473
Subject indexp. 505
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ISBN: 9783110157222
ISBN-10: 3110157225
Series: Language, Power, and Social Process
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
For Grades: 17+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 540
Published: 10th September 1999
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.06 x 15.49  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.78