Transcribing for Social Research demonstrates how best to represent talk and interaction in a manageable and academically credible way that enables analysis. It describes and assesses key methodological and epistemological debates about the status of transcription research while also setting out best practice for handling different types of data and forms of social interaction.
Featuring transcribing basics as well as important recent developments, this book guides readers through:
- Time and sequencing
- Speech delivery and patterns
- Non-vocal conduct
- Emotive displays like laughter, tears, or pain
- Talk in non-English languages
- Helpful technological resources