Descriptions of Deviance: Making the Case for Professional Help

Stephen Hester, Sally Hester

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Abstract

Our interest in this chapter is in ‘descriptions of deviance’ and our approach is grounded in that branch of ethnomethodology and conversation analysis known as membership categorization analysis (MCA, for short).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLaw at work
EditorsBaudouin Dupret, Michael Lynch, Tim Berard
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherUniversity Press
Pages241-272
Number of pages329
Volume1
ISBN (Print)978-0190210243
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2015

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NameOxford Studies in Language and Law

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Hester, S., & Hester, S. (2015). Descriptions of Deviance: Making the Case for Professional Help. In B. Dupret, M. Lynch, & T. Berard (Eds.), Law at work (Vol. 1, pp. 241-272). (Oxford Studies in Language and Law). University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/law-at-work-9780190210243?cc=gb&lang=en&#