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Embodied Activities

  • Cornelia GerhardtEmail author
  • Elisabeth Reber
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Abstract

In this introductory chapter, we propose embodied activities as coherent courses of actions in which participants engage in social interaction. After tracing the advent of key notions and concepts in linguistics, philosophy, anthropology, and sociology, the focus of the theoretical background to this volume lies on empirical studies on embodied activities in Conversation Analysis. The introduction finishes with an overview of the papers in this volume.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Saarland UniversitySaarbrückenGermany
  2. 2.University of WürzburgWürzburgGermany

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