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Name: Miriam  A.  Locher
Institution: Universität Basel
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State and/or Country: Switzerland   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Specialty: discourse analysis
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

2010 (eds. with Sage L. Graham). Interpersonal Pragmatics. Berlin: Mouton.

2012 (eds. with Holger Limberg). Advice in Discourse. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2015 (eds. with Franziska Gygax). Narrative Matters in Medical Contexts across Disciplines. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Power and Politeness in Action
 Advice Online
 Impoliteness in Language
 Standards and Norms in the English Language
 Interpersonal Pragmatics
 Advice in Discourse
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Impoliteness in Language
Courses Taught: Introduction to Modern Linguistics I - III;
Seminar on Narratives, World Englishes, Interpersonal pragmatics /(Im)politeness, Discourse as social interaction, Style, English in America, CMC, History of English, Language and health, Research methodology
Dissertation Abstract: The Interface of Power and Politeness in Disagreements: An analysis of three speech situations

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