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Japanese at Work : Politeness, Power, and Personae in Japanese Workplace Discourse, Hardback Book

Japanese at Work : Politeness, Power, and Personae in Japanese Workplace Discourse Hardback

Edited by Haruko Minegishi Cook, Janet S. Shibamoto-Smith

Part of the Communicating in Professions and Organizations series

Description

This book empirically explores how different linguistic resources are utilized to achieve appropriate workplace role inhabitance and to achieve work-oriented communicative ends in a variety of workplaces in Japan.

Appropriate role inhabitance is seen to include considerations of gender and interpersonal familiarity, along with speaker orientation to normative structures for marking power and politeness.

This uniquely researched edited collection will appeal to scholars of workplace discourse and Japanese sociolinguistics, as well as Japanese language instructors and adult learners of Japanese.

It is sure to make a major contribution to the cross-linguistic/cultural study of workplace discourse in the globalized context of the twenty-first century.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 234 pages, 1 Illustrations, color; IX, 234 p. 1 illus. in color.
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociolinguistics
  • ISBN: 9783319635484

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