Studies of Laughter in Interaction
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $148.00|
| Book Description: |
Laughter is pervasive in interaction yet often overlooked in the research. This volume presents a collection of original studies revealing the highly-ordered, complex, and important phenomenon of laughter in everyday interactions. Building on 40 years of conversation analytic research, the authors show how the design and placement of laughs contribute to unfolding sequences, social activities, identities, and relationships. In this revealing study leading experts investigate...