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Aspects of the properties of formulations in natural conversations: Some instances analysed
A central focus of ethnomethodological work is the analysis of the practical sociological reasoning through which social activity is rendered accountable and orderly. Assumed by this concern is theExpand
The Sociology of Odors
In this essay, the authors explore the social definitions of individuals, groups, and settings in terms of odors; and it is suggested that interpersonal and group relationships are at least partially contingent upon those definitions. Expand
Ethnomethodology, conversation analysis and education: An overview
Formal education is saturated with language, but language is usually seen as a separate and often subsidiary topic of research, secondary to social class, ethnicity, etc., which are regarded asExpand
Two Axes for the Analysis of ‘Commonsense’ and ‘Formal’ Geographical Knowledge in Classroom Talk
Teaching and learning the various aspects of a school discipline's contents (its ‘subject knowledge') are obviously part of the main agenda for high schools. While a vast body of material exists onExpand
Public relations practice in Japan: an exploratory study
Abstract Ninety-four (62%) survey responses in the Japanese language from 151 corporate public relations professionals in Japan were analyzed to investigate how Japanese management styles haveExpand
The British Parliamentary System and the Growth of Constitutional Government in Western Europe
Thus spoke John Bright in Birmingham Town Hall on 18 January 1865, in the course of a speech demanding reform of the franchise. Although as part of his case he compared the limited British franchiseExpand
Sociological theory and the analysis of strategies of educational redress
In this paper, three sociological models or theoretical ‘templates’ for the analysis of social order are outlined: (a) the order-consensus model, (b) the conflict model and (c) ‘interactionist’Expand
Clemenceau's Contacts with England
Contacts between Clemenceau and England and the English between 1865 and 1920 are discussed, with special reference to a recent article by R. F. Hanks. The conclusion offered here is that ClemenceauExpand