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Advances in Membership Categorisation Analysis

by Richard Fitzgerald and William Housley SAGE Publications Ltd
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This is an exciting addition to the dynamic, multidisciplinary field of membership categorization analysis. Bringing together the biggest names in MCA this landmark publication provides a contemporary analysis of the field and a platform for emerging researchers and students to build upon. The book sets out the current methodological developments of MCA highlighting its analytic strength and ndash; particularly when examining social identity and social knowledge. It provides a sophisticated tool of qualitative analysis and draws from a wide range of empirical studies provided by global scholars. The culmination of years of international research this agenda-setting text will be essential reading for academics and advanced students using membership categorization across the social sciences; particularly in media and communication studies, sociology, psychology, education, political science and linguistics.

Chapter1: Introduction to Membership Categorization Analysis - William Housley & Richard Fitzgerald
Chapter2: De-Reifiying Categories - Rod Watson
Chapter 3: Prospective and Retrospective Categorization: Category proffers and inferences in social interaction and rolling news media - Elizabeth Stokoe & Frederick Attenborough
Chapter 4: Categorization Work in the Courtroom: The 'foundational' character of membership categorization analysis - Christian Licoppe
Chapter 5: Challenging Normativity: re-appraising category, bound, tied and predicated features - Edward Reynolds & Richard Fitzgerald
Chapter 6: Omnirelevance in Technologized Interaction: Couples coping with video calling distortions - Sean Rintel
Chapter7: Membership Categorization and Methodological Reasoning in Research Team Interaction - William Housley & Robin James Smith

MCA provides an orientation, set of questions, and identification of discrete discourse devices to aid understanding of the moral workbeing accomplished by speakers and rsquo; and writers and rsquo; as theyselectcategory terms and tie them to descriptions.Fitzgerald and Housley and rsquo;s Advances in Membership Categorization Analysis brings together cutting edge theoretical explication with fascinating examples ( YouTube posts, intimates video chatting, a review board assessing parole, a research team meeting, online breaking news updates)and is a must-read for anyone interested in identities and interaction.
Karen Tracy

A state of the art collection which is essential reading for anyone interested in social identity and social order.
David Silverman
William Housley - University of Cardiff, UK
Richard Fitzgerald - Univeristy of Queensland, Australia