About the article
Ivan Leudar was born in Czechoslovakia, educated at London University, and is a Reader in Psychology at the University of Manchester. One of his current concerns is with how membership categories are produced, maintained, embodied, and contested, and with how they resource individual action and experience. He works in a similar vein on the history of psychiatric and psychological concepts and categories. His book Voices of Reason, Voices of Insanity was published by Routledge in 2002.
Charles Antaki is Reader in Language and Social Psychology at the Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University. His research interests are in conversation analysis.
Rebecca Barnes is a Research Fellow in the Institute of Clinical Education at the Peninsula Medical School in Plymouth. Her interests lie in conversation analysis and its potential for application in the analysis of institutional interactions, particularly the training of healthcare professionals. Her current projects are focused around therapeutic, problem-based learning and clinical reasoning interactions.
Published Online: 2006-06-19
Published in Print: 2006-05-01