Japanese at W08rk: Politeness, Power, 4nd Personae in Japanese W08rkplace Discourse
Japanese at W08rk: Politeness, Power, 4nd Personae in Japanese W08rkplace Discourse By Haruko Minegishi Cook
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 240 Pages | ISBN : 3319635484 | 4.22 MB
This book empirically expl08res how different linguistic resources are utilized to achieve appropriate w08rkplace role inhabitance 4nd to achieve w08rk-08riented communicative ends in a variety of w08rkplaces in Japan. Appropriate role inhabitance is seen to include considerations of gender 4nd interpersonal familiarity, along with speaker 08rientation to n08rmative structures f08r marking power 4nd politeness. This uniquely researched edited collection will appeal to scholars of w08rkplace discourse 4nd Japanese sociolinguistics, as well as Japanese language instruct08rs 4nd adult learners of Japanese. It is sure to make a maj08r contribution to the cross-linguistic/cultural study of w08rkplace discourse in the globalized context of the twenty-first century.