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Name: Miriam  A.  Locher
Institution: Universität Basel
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Homepage: http://engsem.unibas.ch/department/people/staff/profile/profile/person/locher/
State and/or Country: Switzerland   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Selected Publications: 2004. Power and Politeness in Action. Disagreements in Oral Communication. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

2006 Advice Online. Advice-giving in an American Internet Health Column. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2008 (eds. with Derek Bousfield) Impoliteness in Language. Studies on its interplay with power in theory and practice. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

2008 (eds. with Jürg Strässler)
Standards and norms in the English Language. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter
Announced on LINGUIST :  Power and Politeness in Action
 Advice Online
 Impoliteness in Language
 Standards and Norms in the English Language
 Interpersonal Pragmatics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Impoliteness in Language
Courses Taught: Introduction to Modern Linguistics I - III;
Seminar on Narratives, World Englishes, Impoliteness, Discourse as social interaction, Style, English in America, CMC, Relational work, the History of English, Language and health
Dissertation Abstract: The Interface of Power and Politeness in Disagreements: An analysis of three speech situations



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