Introduction: Linking Communicator Goals with Discourse
PART I: DISCOURSE-GOAL LINKAGES IN SPECIFIC FACE-TO-FACE ENCOUNTERS
Goals, Games, and Moral Orders: A Paradoxical Case in Court?
Digressions in Argumentative Discourse: Multiple Goals, Standing Concerns, and Implicatures
The Uses of Goals in Therapy
Jodi R. Cohen
Intergenerational Talk: Goal Consonance and Intergroup Dissonance
On Enacting Friendship and Interrogating Discourse
William K. Rawlins
PART II: THEORETICAL DILEMMAS LINKING GOALS AND DISCOURSE
Some Problems With Linking Goals to Discourse
Janet Beavin Bavelas
Message Design Logic and the Management of Multiple Goals
Barbara J. O'Keefe
What Drives Social Action?
The Two-Way Relationship Between Talk in Social Interactions and Actors' Goals and Plans
Robert E. Sanders
A Synthetic Perspective on Goals and Discourse
Gregory J. Shepherd
Eric W. Rothenbuhler
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