The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)politeness

Jonathan Culpeper (Editor), Michael Haugh, Daniel Kadar

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Abstract

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 interpersonal communication. The chapters explore the use of (im)politeness in specific contexts as well as wider developments, and variations across cultures and contexts in understandings of key concepts (such as power, emotion, identity and ideology). Within each chapter, the authors select a topic and offer a critical commentary on the key linguistic concepts associated with it, supporting their assertions with case studies that enable the reader to consider the practicalities of (im)politeness studies. This volume will be of interest to students and scholars of linguistics, particularly those concerned with pragmatics, sociolinguistics and interpersonal communication. Its multidisciplinary nature means that it is also relevant to researchers across the social sciences and humanities, particularly those working in sociology, psychology and history.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages824
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9781137375087
ISBN (Print)9781137375070
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Publication statusPublished - 14 May 2017

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  • (Im)politeness in fictional texts

    McIntyre, D. & Bousfield, D., 1 Jun 2017, The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)politeness. Culpeper, J., Haugh, M. & Kadar, D. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan UK, p. 759-783 25 p.

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  • Convention and Ritual (Im)politeness

    Terkourafi, M. & Kádár, D. Z., 14 May 2017, The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)politeness. Culpeper, J., Haugh, M. & Kádár, D. Z. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan UK, p. 171-195 25 p.

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    57 Citations (Scopus)
  • Face and (im)politeness

    O'Driscoll, J., Jun 2017, The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)Politeness. Culpeper, J., Haugh, M. & Kadar, D. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., p. 89-118 30 p.

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  • Intercultural (Im)politeness

    Haugh, M. & Kádár, D. Z., 14 May 2017, The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)Politeness. Culpeper, J., Haugh, M. & Kádár, D. Z. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan UK, p. 601-632 32 p.

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  • Introduction

    Culpeper, J., Haugh, M. & Kádár, D. Z., 14 May 2017, The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)politeness. Culpeper, J., Haugh, M. & Kádár, D. Z. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan UK, p. 1-8 8 p.

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