Working with Spoken Discourse

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SAGE Publications, May 25, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 206 pages
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Working with Spoken Discourse provides a comprehensive account of the expanding multidisciplinary field of discourse analysis. It discusses current approaches, concepts and debates in the field of spoken discourse and provides a grounding in the practical techniques of discourse analysis and how to apply them to real data.

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Cameron writes clearly and critically, making reading enjoyable and interesting. Brilliantly insightful with several brilliant quotes and many valuable arguments; an aid to any study of linguistics regardless of previous study of lack thereof.

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Deborah Cameron teaches at Oxford University, where she is Professor of Language and Communication in the English Faculty. Her main research interests are in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and the study of gender and sexuality; her previous publications include Working with Spoken Discourse (2001), On Language and Sexual Politics (2006) and Verbal Hygiene (1995/2012).

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