Table of contents for Troubled talk : metaphorical negotiation in problem discourse / by Irit Kupferberg, David Green.

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Contents
Preface	 vii
List of the troubled selves	ix
Part 1 	Defining the boundaries for problem discourse 
Chapter 1 	Situating problem discourse in a postmodern landscape	3
1.	The troubled self visits actual and virtual sites	3
2.	Institutional discourse: Between the panopticon and the 	5	
	workshop room
Chapter 2	Theoretical and methodological frameworks 	15
 1. Theoretical framework	15
 1.1. Functional approaches to discourse 	15
 1.2. Global coherence	21
 1.3. Narrative evaluation 	22 
 1.4. Worlds of discourse 	25 
 1.5. Discourse-oriented perspective on figurative language 	28
2. Methodological framework	33
 2.1. Corpora	33
 2.1.1. "The two of us together and each of us alone" corpus	35 
 2.1.2. "Night birds talk" corpus	36
 2.1.3. Hotline corpus	37
 2.1.4. Cyberspace corpus	38
2.2. Data collection and analysis	38
3. Overview of the book	41
Part 2			Figurative bridges in radio, hotline and cyber discourse 
Chapter 3	Organizing tropes 	47
1. The troubled caller makes a phone call		47
1.1.	Effective interactions		47
1.2. Ineffective interactions 	56
2. Summary	64
Chapter 4	Open your call with a title 	69
1. Topic-focused program: "I advise you to hate your mother"	69
 2. General program: "I don't know how to get close to my middle son" 	82
 3. Summary	90
Chapter 5	Figurative conspiracies 	93
1. Hotline sufferers	93
 1.1. "Am I their floor rag?"	93
 1.2. "The lion and the snake"	99
 1.3. "My life is a narrative in a book" 	102
2. Summary	104
Chapter 6	Cyber multilogues 	107
1. Cyberspace sufferers	107
 1.1. "Why not be ahead of my time?"	107
 1.2. "I was the best source of light on the market"	120
2. Summary 	126
Part 3 		The discursive construction of control 
Chapter 7	Negotiating the right to advertise the self 	131
1. The healer: "I produce a new mechanism that controls	131
 the addictive behavior"
2. The lesbian: "That person didn't have horns and didn't have 
a beard"	136
3. Summary	139
Chapter 8 	The construction of addictive disorders in discourse 	141
1. Addictive behaviors and codependency	142
2. Addicted and codependent selves 	144
2.1. The love addict: "Everything simply started snowballing"	144
 2.2. The obese eater: "I'm a blender"	148
 2.3. The sex addict: "But sex has always been something strong 
 inside"	151
 2.4. The abstinent gambler: "I'm not there today"	152
 2.5. An ex-alcoholic's wife: "He becomes a nervous wreck that 
 drags you along"	154
 2.6. The anorexic's mother: "We live in daily hell"	158
3. Summary	160
Part 4		Redefining the boundaries of problem discourse
Chapter 9		Theoretical conclusions and action-oriented implications	167
1.	Theoretical conclusions: Global figurative coherence 
in a multilogue 	168
 1.1. Professional and lay voices reshape the boundaries of 
 problem discourse	168
 1.2. Figurative trans-world journeys 	172
2. 	 Action-oriented implications 	176
Epilogue 	179
Notes	181
References	193
Author index	215
Subject index	221

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Discourse analysis -- Psychological aspects.
Discourse analysis, Narrative.
Narration (Rhetoric).
Psycholinguistics.
Interpersonal communication.