Jonathan Culpeper, Michael Haugh, Dániel Z. Kádár

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This introductory chapter sets the scene for the following chapters on politeness and impoliteness, briefly acknowledging the various ways in which (Im)politeness is conceptualised, and then discussing why a handbook of linguistic (Im)politeness is needed at this time. The structure of the handbook is overviewed, followed by brief discussion of where the field may be heading next.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)politeness
EditorsJonathan Culpeper, Michael Haugh, Dániel Z. Kádár
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan UK
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781137375087
ISBN (Print)9781137375070
Publication statusPublished - 14 May 2017


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