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Title Situated politeness / [edited by] Bethan L. Davies, Michael Haugh and Andrew John Merrison.
Imprint London ; New York : Continuum, 2011.

Subject Politeness (Linguistics)
Alt Name Davies, Bethan L.
Haugh, Michael.
Merrison, Andrew.
Description 1 online resource (286 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents pt. 1. Politeness in institutional settings -- pt. 2. Politeness in interpersonal settings -- pt. 3. Politeness in public settings.
Summary "Pragmatic and sociolinguistic analyses of im/politeness have usually been dependent on context and cultural frames of reference. This new study approaches the concept from an original perspective, namely situatedness. Although politeness research often concentrates on examining how speeches or discourses themselves are situated with regards to different places and contexts, the focus on just one situation, and various text types within it, can also be of value. Situated Politeness is concerned with disentangling the factors which govern our behaviour within a given social context as well as across them. A range of expanding disciplines, including corpus linguistics, critical discourse analysis, and conversation analysis, are brought to bear on the topic, and this work will be of interest to a diverse global audience"--Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441142658 (ebook)
1441142657 (ebook)
9781441159496 (cloth)
1441159495 (cloth)
OCLC # 727649508
Additional Format Print version: Situated politeness. London ; New York : Continuum, 2011 9781441159496 (DLC) 2011456372 (OCoLC)697599809.

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