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    The Morality of Knowledge in Conversation.Tanya Stivers, Lorenza Mondada & Jakob Steensig (eds.) - 2011 - Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    Each time we take a turn in conversation we indicate what we know and what we think others know. However, knowledge is neither static nor absolute. It is shaped by those we interact with and governed by social norms - we monitor one another for whether we are fulfilling our rights and responsibilities with respect to knowledge, and for who has relatively more rights to assert knowledge over some state of affairs. This book brings together an international team of leading (...)
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    Person reference in interaction: linguistic, cultural, and social perspectives.N. J. Enfield & Tanya Stivers (eds.) - 2007 - New York: Cambridge University Press.
    How do we refer to people in everyday conversation? No matter the language or culture, we must choose from a range of options: full name ('Robert Smith'), reduced name ('Bob'), description ('tall guy'), kin term ('my son') etc. Our choices reflect how we know that person in context, and allow us to take a particular perspective on them. This book brings together a team of leading linguists, sociologists and anthropologists to show that there is more to person reference than meets (...)
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    Introduction: Multimodal interaction.Tanya Stivers & Jack Sidnell - 2005 - Semiotica 2005 (156):1-20.
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    Alternative recognitionals in person reference.Tanya Stivers - 2007 - In N. J. Enfield & Tanya Stivers (eds.), Person Reference in Interaction: Linguistic, Cultural, and Social Perspectives. Cambridge University Press. pp. 73--96.
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  5. Multimodal interaction. Special issue.Tanya Stivers & Jack Sidnell - 2005 - Semiotica 156 (1/4).
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