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Language in Social Worlds


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1. Contextual Framework for Social Psychology of Language in Communication: Aims and Issues.
2. Language in and out of Context: Structure and Substance.
3. Functions of Language.
4. Non-Verbal Communication in Non-Human Creatures.
5. Human Non-Verbal Communication.
6. Encounter Regulation and Conversation.
7. Regulation of States and Behaviour of Self and Others.
8. Regulation and Marking of Social Relationships: Shaking Hands.
9. Terms of Address and Reference, and Being Polite.
10. Marking of States, Identities, and Settings: Issues.
11. Marking of States, Identities, and Settings: Data and Their Interpretation.
12. The Representational Function (F7).
13. Mass-Mediated Communication: Spirals of Spin and Broken Swords of Truth.
14. Representation and Regulation: Their Relevance to Social Class.
15. Five Theories and a Representation-As-Default Thesis.
16. Retrospect and Prospect.


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