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Jack Bilmes' Bibliography

(If You Would Like to Read Any of These Papers, Please Contact The Author At <Bilmes@Hawaii.edu>. The paper will be sent as an Email attachment.)

The structure of meaning in talk: Explorations in category analysis. Volume I: Co-categorization, contrast, and hierarchy. Internet document, 2015. 175 pages.  (This can be downloaded directly from http://www2.hawaii.edu/~bilmes)

"Preference and the conversation analytic endeavor." Journal of Pragmatics, 64, 2014. Pp. 52-71.

“Truth and proof in a lawyer’s story.” Journal of Pragmatics, 44, 2012. Pp. 1626-38.

"Occasioned semantics: A systematic approach to meaning in talk." Human Studies, 34, 2011. Pp. 129-253.

"Scaling as an aspect of formulation in verbal interaction." In Language Learning and Socialization through Conversation. Conference Proceedings. Center for Human Activitiy Theory, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan. 2010. Pp. 3-9.

"Kinship categories in a Northern Thai narrative." In H. Nguyen and G. Kasper (eds), Talk-in-Interaction: Multilingual Perspectives. Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii, National Foreign Language Resource Center. 2009. Pp. 29-56.

"Taxonomies are for talking: Reanalyzing a Sacks classic."  Journal of Pragmatics, 41, 2009. Pp. 1600-1610.

"Generally Speaking: Formulating an Argument in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission." TEXT&TALK, 28, 2008. Pp. 193-217.

"The Call-On-Hold as Conversational Resource." Text, 25, 2005. PP. 149-170.

"Heavy Duty Responses."  In Alan Firth (Ed.), Adventures In Language: A Festskrift To Torben Vestergaard. Aalborg, Denmark: Aalborg University Press. 2003. [Please do not read or cite this article as printed in the volume. The publishers inadvertently printed the preliminary draft rather than the finished version. The final version is available from the author on request.]

"Tactics And Styles in the 1992 Vice-Presidential Debate: Question Placement." Research In Language And Social Interaction, 34, 2001. PP. 151-181.

"Questions, Answers, and the Organization of Talk in the 1992 Vice-Presidential Debate: Fundamental Considerations." Research In Language And Social Interaction, 32, 1999. Pp. 213-242.

Review Of Arguing And Thinking By Michael Billig.  Discourse And Society, 1997.  Pp. 279-80.

"Two Models for Describing Villager-Official Relationships In Northern Thailand." Tai Culture, 3, 1998. Pp. 108-118. (This Is A Modified Version of "Villagers And Officials: Toward A Model of Northern Thai Village Social Organization" In Proceedings Of The 6th International Conference On Thai Studies: Theme Vii: Toward A New Frontier Of Thai Studies. Chiangmai, Thailand. Pp. 1-11. 1996.)

"Being Interrupted." Language In Society, 26, 1997. Pp. 1-25.

"Le Silence Reconstitué: La Vie Dans Un Monde De Plénitude De Sens." Reseaux, No. 80, 1996. Pp. 129-142. (This Is A Translation Of My 1994 Article, "Constituting Silence: Life In The World Of Total Meaning.")

"Villagers And Officials: Toward a Model of Northern Thai Village Social Organization." Proceedings Of The 6th International Conference on Thai Studies: Theme Vii: Toward a New Frontier of Thai Studies. Chiangmai, Thailand. Pp. 1-11. 1996.

"Problems And Resources In Analyzing Thai Language Data." Journal of Pragmatics, 27, 1996. Pp. 171-188.

"On The Believability of Northern Thai Spirit Mediums." Journal of The Siam Society, 83, 1995. Pp. 231-238.

"Dividing the Rice Ii: Reaching Agreement." In L. Bilmes, A. C. Liang, And W. Ostapirat (Eds.), Special Session on Discourse in Southeast Asian Languages: Proceedings Of The Twenty-First Annual Meeting Of The Berkeley Linguistics Society.  Ann Arbor, Michigan: Braun-Brumfield. Pp. 16-32. 1995.

"On Cultural Oversensitivity and Other Anthropological Sins." In Essays On Culture and Communication. (Language and Cultural Contact, No. 10.) Aalborg, Denmark: Centre For Languages and Intercultural Studies. Pp. 7-16. 1995.

"Negotiation and Compromise: A Microanalysis Of a Discussion in the Federal Trade Commission." In A. Firth (Ed.), The Discourse of Negotiation: Studies of Language in the Workplace. Pergamon Press. Pp. 61-81. 1995.

"Constituting Silence: Life in the World of Total Meaning." Semiotica, 98, 1994. Pp. 73-87.

"Ethnomethodology, Culture, and Implicature: Toward an Empirical Pragmatics."  Pragmatics, 3, 1993. Pp. 387-409.

"Referring To Internal Occurrences: A Reply to Coulter." (Response To Jeff Coulter's "Bilmes on Internal States: A Critical Commentary.")  Journal For The Theory Of Social Behavior, 1992. Pp. 253-262.

"Dividing the Rice: A Microanalysis of the Mediator's Role in a Northern Thai Negotiation." Language In Society, 21, 1992. Pp. 569-602.

"Mishearings." In G. Watson And R. Seiler (Eds.), Text in Context: Contributions to Ethnomethodology. Sage Publications. 1992.  Pp. 79-98.

"Deterrence and Justice: Setting Civil Penalties in the Federal Trade Commission."  Research in Law and Economics, 14, 1991.  Pp. 191-221. (With John Woodbury)

"Toward a Theory Of Argument in Conversation: The Preference for Disagreement." In F. H. Van Eemeren, R. Grootendorst, J. A. Blair, And C. A. Willard (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Argumentation. Amsterdam: Sicsat. International Centre for The Study of Argumentation. 1991. Pp. 462-469.

"Following Instructions."  (With Ronald Amerine). In M. Lynch And S. Woolgar (Eds.), Representation in Scientific Practice.  M.I.T. Press, 1990. Pp. 323-335. (Originally Appeared In Quarterly Newsletter of the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition, 6, 1984. Pp. 81-87. Reprinted in Human Studies, 11, 1988. Pp. 327-339.)

"A Northern Thai Mediation." University Of Hawaii Program on Conflict Resolution Working Paper. 1989, 110 Pp.

"Category and Rule in Conversation Analysis." Papers In Pragmatics, 2, 1988. Pp. 25-59.

Review of Talking Culture: Ethnography and Conversation

Analysis By Michael Moerman. Journal of Asian Studies, 47, 1988.  Pp. 942-3.

"The Concept of Preference in Conversation Analysis." Language in Society, 17, 1988.  Pp. 161-181.

"Following Instructions." Human Studies, 11, 1988. Pp. 327-339. (With Ronald Amerine). (Originally Appeared in Quarterly Newsletter of the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition, 6, 1984. Pp. 81-87)

Discourse and Behavior. Plenum Press, 1986, 225 Pp.

"'Why That Now?' Two Kinds of Conversational Meaning." Discourse Processes, 8, 1985. Pp. 319-355.

"Freedom & Regulation:  An Anthropological Critique of Free Market Ideology." Research in Law & Economics, 7, 1985. Pp. 123-147. (Also, Pp. 157-159, Rejoinder to Commentary.)

Review of Language and Social Knowledge: Uncertainty in Interpersonal Relations By Charles R. Berger And James J. Bradac. Language in Society 3, 1984. Pp. 87-90.

"Following Instructions." Quarterly Newsletter of the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition, 6, 1984. (With Ronald Amerine). Pp. 81-87.

"The Joke's on You, Goldilocks: A Reinterpretation of The Three Bears."  Semiotica, 39, 1982. Pp. 269-283.

"Proposition and Confrontation in a Legal Discussion."  Semiotica, 34, 1981. Pp. 251-275.

Review of Classifications in Their Social Context, Edited By R.F. Ellen And D. Reason. Man 16, 1981. Pp. 308-309.

"Pain as Cultural Drama."  (With Alan Howard). Anthropology and Humanism Quarterly, 5, 1980.  Pp. 10-13.

"Why Do Thai Villagers Break the Wood Laws?" Human Organization, 39, 1980.  Pp. 186-189.

"The Evolution of Decisions in a Thai Village: A Quasi-Experimental Study."  Human Organization, 38, 1979.  Pp. 169-178.

"Language and Communication: The Foundations of Culture."  (With Stephen T. Boggs). In Marsella, A. J., Ciborowski, T.,Tharp, R. (Eds), Perspectives on Cross-Cultural Psychology. N.Y.: Academic Press. 1979. Pp. 47-76.

"The Individual and His Environment: A Central Thai Outlook." The Journal of The Siam Society, 65, 1977.  Pp. 153-162.

"Rules and Rhetoric: Negotiating the Social Order in a Thai Village." Journal Of Anthropological Research, 32, 1976. Pp. 44-57.

"A Note on Relationships Between Buddhist Temples in Thailand."  Journal of The Siam Society, 64, 1976. Pp. 161-169.

"Meaning and Interpretation."  Semiotica, 16:2, 1976. Pp. 115-128.

"Misinformation and Ambiguity in Verbal Interaction: A Northern Thai Example." The International Journal of the Sociology Of Language, 5, 1975. Pp. 63-75.

"Misinformation in Verbal Accounts: Some Fundamental Considerations."  Man,10, 1975.  Pp. 60-71.

Review Of Monks, Merit, and Motivation By J.A. Niels Mulder.  The Journal of Asian Studies, 33, 1974. Pp. 738-739.

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