Emotion in Interaction

Hardcover | September 25, 2012

byAnssi Perakyla, Marja-Leena Sorjonen

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The importance of emotion in everyday interactions has become a central topic of research in a wide variety of disciplines, including linguistics, sociology, social psychology, anthropology, and communication. Emotion in Interaction offers a collection of original studies that explore emotionin naturally occurring spoken interaction. The articles examine both the verbal and non-verbal resources for expressing emotional stance (lexicon, syntax, prosody, laughter, crying, facial expression), the emotional aspects of action sequences (e.g. news delivery and conflicts), and the role ofemotions in institutional interaction (medical consultations, psychotherapy, health visiting and helpline calls). What unites the articles is an understanding of the expression of emotion and the construction of emotional stances as a process that both shapes and is shaped by the interactionalcontext.

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The importance of emotion in everyday interactions has become a central topic of research in a wide variety of disciplines, including linguistics, sociology, social psychology, anthropology, and communication. Emotion in Interaction offers a collection of original studies that explore emotionin naturally occurring spoken interaction. T...

Anssi Perakyla is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Helsinki. Marja-Leena Sorjonen is Professor of Finnish Language at the University of Helsinki.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:September 25, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Marja-Leena Sorjonen and Anssi Perakyla: Introduction2. Marjorie Harness Goodwin, Asta Cekaite, Charles Goodwin and Eve Tulbert: Emotion as stance3. Anthony J. Wootton: Distress in adult-child interaction4. Anssi Perakyla, and Johanna Ruusuvuori: Facial expression and interactional regulation of emotion5. Douglas W. Maynard and Jeremy Freese: Good news, bad news, and affect: practical and temporal "emotion work" in everyday life6. Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen: Exploring affiliation in the reception of conversational complaint stories7. Auli Hakulinen and Marja-Leena Sorjonen: Being equivocal: affective responses left unspecified8. Markku Haakana: Laughter in conversation: the case of "fake" laughter9. Alexa Hepburn and Jonathan Potter: Crying and crying responses10. Christian Heath, Dirk vom Lehn, Jason Cleverly and Paul Luff: Revealing surprise: the local ecology and the transposition of action11. Liisa Voutilainen: Responding to emotion in cognitive psychotherapy12. John Heritage and Anna Lindstrom: Knowledge, empathy and emotion in a medical encounter13. Anssi Perakyla: EpilogueAppendix. Transcription and glossing conventionsReferences