The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)politeness

This handbook comprehensively examines social interaction by providing a critical overview of the field of linguistic politeness and impoliteness. Authored by over forty leading scholars, it offers a diverse and multidisciplinary approach to a vast array of themes that are vital to the study of inte...

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Other Authors: Culpeper, Jonathan (Editor), Haugh, Michael (Editor), Kádár, Dániel Z. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • - Chapter 1: Introduction; Jonathan Culpeper, Michael Haugh and Dániel Kádár
  • Chapter 2: Pragmatic approaches to (im)politeness; Jonathan Culpeper and Marina Terkourafi
  • Chapter 3: Socio-cultural approaches to (im)politeness; Sara Mills
  • Chapter 4: Ideology and (im)politeness; Manfred Kienpointner and Maria Stopfner
  • Chapter 5: Face and (im)politeness; Jim O’Driscoll
  • Chapter 6: Power, solidarity and (im)politeness; Helen Spencer-Oatey and Vlad Žegarac
  • Chapter 7: Indexicality and (im)politeness; Barbara Pizziconi and Chris Christie
  • Chapter 8: Convention and ritual (im)politeness; Marina Terkourafi and Dániel Kádár
  • Chapter 9: Impoliteness; Jonathan Culpeper and Claire Hardaker
  • Chapter 10: (Im)politeness and identity; Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich and Maria Sifianou
  • Chapter 11: (Im)politeness and relationality; Jun Ohashi and Wei-Lin Melody Chang
  • Chapter 22: (Im)politeness and cultural variation; Maria Sifianou and Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich
  • Chapter 23: Intercultural (im)politeness; Michael Haugh and Dániel Kádár
  • Chapter 24: (Im)politeness in the workplace; Janet Holmes and Stephanie Schnurr
  • Chapter 25: (Im)politeness in service encounters; Rosina Márquez Reiter and Patricia Bou-Franch
  • Chapter 26: (Im)politeness in health settings; Miriam A. Locher and Stephanie Schnurr
  • Chapter 27: (Im)politeness in legal settings; Dawn Archer
  • Chapter 28: Facework and (im)politeness in political exchanges; Karen Tracy
  • Chapter 29: (Im)politeness in fictional texts; Derek Bousfield and Dan McIntyre
  • Chapter 30: (Im)politeness in digital communication; Sage Lambert Graham and Claire Hardaker
  • Chapter 12: (Im)politeness and emotion; Andreas Langlotz and Miriam A. Locher
  • Chapter 13: (Im)politeness and mixed messages; Jonathan Culpeper, Michael Haugh and Valeria Sinkeviciute
  • Chapter 14: (Im)politeness: Prosody and gesture; Lucien Brown and Pilar Prieto
  • Chapter 15: Experimental approaches to (im)politeness; Thomas Holtgraves and Jean-François Bonnefon
  • Chapter 16: (Im)politeness and developments in methodology; Andreas H. Jucker and Larssyn Staley
  • Chapter 17: Historical (im)politeness; Andreas H. Jucker and Joanna Kopaczyk
  • Chapter 18: (Im)politeness: Language socialization; Haruko Minegishi Cook and Matthew Burdelski
  • Chapter 19: (Im)politeness: Learning and teaching; J. César Félix-Brasdefer and Gerrard Mugford
  • Chapter 20: (Im)politeness and gender; Malgorzata Chalupnik, Chris Christie and Louise Mullany
  • Chapter 21: (Im)politeness and regional variation; Klaus P. Schneider and María Elena Placencia