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resisted by persons with disabilities in the interest of specific strategic goals. With its emphasis on nonverbal communication as a significant component in meaning-making, this chapter, especially, speaks to the merits of video-recording data and transcribing for such features. The final chapters, 14 and 15, are largely summative. They account for the suitability of conversation analysis (CA) as a methodological tool for recalling discussions of power and agency from theoretical discourse, and situating them firmly as they are oriented to by interlocutors. Each chapter featured in this text, with the exception of the last two, is accompanied by guidelines for doing inclusive research with persons with disabilities, along with post-chapter reviews of relevant CA concepts. The inclusion of CA terms throughout the text presents it as an accessible read to students of CA as well as non-practitioners. Rather than a mere exercise in the taxonomy of conversational practices though, this text ambi-tiously considers the practical consequences of such practices as they relate to the con-struction of disability and the joint production of (in)equality. In this way, Disability an

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