By Makoto Hayashi, Geoffrey Raymond, Jack Sidnell
People are imperfect, and difficulties of talking, listening to and knowing are pervasive in traditional interplay. This publication examines the way in which we 'repair' and proper such difficulties as they come up in dialog and other kinds of human interplay. the 1st book-length research of this subject, it brings jointly a staff of students from the fields of anthropology, conversation, linguistics and sociology to discover how audio system deal with difficulties of their personal speak and that of others, and the way the practices of fix are interwoven with non-verbal features of communique resembling gaze and gesture, throughout various languages. particular chapters spotlight intersections among fix and epistemics, fix and switch building, and service and motion formation. aimed toward researchers and scholars in sociolinguistics, speech conversation, dialog research and the wider human and social sciences to which they give a contribution - anthropology, linguistics, psychology and sociology - this publication offers a cutting-edge evaluate of conversational fix, whereas charting new instructions for destiny learn.
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Conversational Repair and Human Understanding by Makoto Hayashi, Geoffrey Raymond, Jack Sidnell