Politeness in Europe

M.M. Stewart, Leo Hickey (Editor)

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    Politeness as practised across 22 European societies, firmly set within critical debates developed since the 1980s, is here presented in ways related to concrete situations in which language-users interact with one another to achieve their goals. Areas covered include types of politeness, forms of address, negotiation and "small-talk" in various contexts.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages330
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2005


    • polite
    • europe
    • european societies
    • forms of address
    • small-talk
    • negotiation


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