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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
 Narrative Matters in Medical Contexts across Disciplines
 Teaching and Learning (Im)Politeness
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Impoliteness in Language
 Teaching and Learning (Im)Politeness
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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