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Family talk [electronic resource] : discourse and identity in four American families / edited by Deborah Tannen, Shari Kendall, Cynthia Gordon.

Contributor(s): Tannen, Deborah | Kendall, Shari, 1965- | Gordon, Cynthia, 1975-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 329 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0198042817 (electronic bk.); 9780198042815 (electronic bk.); 9780195313895 (Paper); 0195313895 (Paper); 9780195313888 (Cloth); 0195313887 (Cloth).Subject(s): Communication in the family -- United States -- Case studies | Discourse analysis -- United States | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Conflict Resolution | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Elder Abuse | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Family RelationshipsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Family talk.DDC classification: 306.870973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: family talk / Shari Kendall. pt. I. Interactional dynamics: power and solidarity. Power maneuvers and connection maneuvers in family interaction / Deborah Tannen -- Talking the dog: framing pets as interactional resources in family disourse / Deborah Tannen -- "I just feel horribly embarrassed when she does that": constituting a mother's identity / Cynthia Gordon -- Finding the right balance between connection and control: a father's identity construction in conversations with his college-age daughter / Diana Marinova. pt. II. Gendered identities in dual-income families. Father as breadwinner, mother as worker: gendered positions in feminist and traditional discourses of work and family / Shari Kendall -- Gatekeeping in the family: how family members position one another as decision makers / Alexandra Johnston -- A working father: one man's talk about parenting at work / Cynthia Gordon, Deborah Tannen, Aliza Sacknovitz. pt. III. Family values and beliefs. "A gore's our guy": linguistically constructing a family political identity / Cynthia Gordon -- Sharing common ground: the role of place reference in parent-child conversation / Philip LeVine -- Family members interacting while watching TV / Alla V. Tovaresn.
Summary: 'Family Talk' presents a close examination of talk and its role in the day-to-day life of the American family. The text analyses an extensive body of data to identify ways in which family members create and enact their identities within the family.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: family talk / Shari Kendall. pt. I. Interactional dynamics: power and solidarity. Power maneuvers and connection maneuvers in family interaction / Deborah Tannen -- Talking the dog: framing pets as interactional resources in family disourse / Deborah Tannen -- "I just feel horribly embarrassed when she does that": constituting a mother's identity / Cynthia Gordon -- Finding the right balance between connection and control: a father's identity construction in conversations with his college-age daughter / Diana Marinova. pt. II. Gendered identities in dual-income families. Father as breadwinner, mother as worker: gendered positions in feminist and traditional discourses of work and family / Shari Kendall -- Gatekeeping in the family: how family members position one another as decision makers / Alexandra Johnston -- A working father: one man's talk about parenting at work / Cynthia Gordon, Deborah Tannen, Aliza Sacknovitz. pt. III. Family values and beliefs. "A gore's our guy": linguistically constructing a family political identity / Cynthia Gordon -- Sharing common ground: the role of place reference in parent-child conversation / Philip LeVine -- Family members interacting while watching TV / Alla V. Tovaresn.

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'Family Talk' presents a close examination of talk and its role in the day-to-day life of the American family. The text analyses an extensive body of data to identify ways in which family members create and enact their identities within the family.

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