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Publisher: John Benjamins Pub
ISBN10: 1588115348 ISBN13: 9781588115348 DDC: 302.2 LCC: HQ10 Edition: (US : hb. : alk. paper)


"Through a transdisciplinary approach that combines conversation analysis and systemic functional linguistic theory, Muntigl demonstrates how language is used in couples counselling, how language use changes over the course of counselling, and how this process provides clients with new linguistic resources that help them change their social relationships." "This book will be a valuable resource not only for linguists and discourse analysts, but also for researchers and practitioners in the fields of counselling, psychotherapy, psychology, and medicine."--BOOK JACKET.


Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-342) and index. Ch. 1. Modelling semiotic change in narrative counselling -- Ch. 2. Conversation analysis -- Ch. 3. Systemic functional linguistics -- Ch. 4. Logogenesis : narrative counselling as macro-genre -- Ch. 5. Reformulations as local transformations -- Ch. 6. Problem construction -- Ch. 7. Problem effacement -- Ch. 8. Clients' semiotic repertoires : ontogenesis -- Ch. 9. Phylogenesis and concluding remarks.


  • LCC: HQ10
  • Dewey Decimal: 302.2

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: vii, 346 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition Info: (US : hb. : alk. paper)


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