Peter Bull language and communication

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The Microanalysis of Political Communication: Claptrap and Ambiguity
BULL, P. (2003). (Routledge International Series in Social Psychology). London: Psychology Press. [ISBN: 0-415-27382-X]

"The subject of the volume consists of politicians' behaviour at party conferences and during television interviews, in relation to reactions by the audience and by journalists. This subject is certainly exciting, original and the book is written with much scientific precision and with common sense......... it makes a significant contribution to the classical and important domain of propaganda studies" (Journal of Language and Social Psychology)

Communication under the Microscope: The Theory and Practice of Microanalysis
BULL, P. (2002). London: Psychology Press. [ISBN: 0-415-04688-2 (paper); 0-415-04687-4 (hardback)]

" extremely valuable and original piece of work for any student, scholar and researcher interested in the huge fields of social interaction and natural-language communication" (Journal of Language and Social Psychology)

"...blessedly compact, readily read, refreshingly untrendy" (Social Psychology Review)