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Contribution to Book
Interaction Analysis
Encyclopedia of Human Relationships (2009)
  • Leonard J Shedletsky, University of Southern Maine
Abstract

The term interaction analysis is used in a broad sense to refer to a large body of research and theory concerned with understanding how conversation works. Interaction analysis researchers look for systematic devices of discourse used by communicators as they take part in conversation.

Keywords
  • interaction analysis,
  • utterance,
  • quantitative interaction analysis,
  • conversation analysis,
  • communicator,
  • social action,
  • discourse,
  • speech act theory,
  • discourse analysis,
  • transactional mean
Publication Date
2009
Editor
Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher
Publisher
Sage
ISBN
9781412958462
Publisher Statement
http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412958479.n278
Citation Information
Leonard J Shedletsky. "Interaction Analysis" Thousand OaksEncyclopedia of Human Relationships (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/leonard_shedletsky/26/