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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin

Query Details

Query Subject:   Politeness/Impoliteness Strategies in Interviews
Author:   Amy Cashian
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Discourse Analysis

Query:   I am doing an MA dissertation examining politeness and impoliteness
strategies used within political interviews (e.g. Jeremy Paxman interviews)

I was wondering if anyone is aware of any research published which has
looked at a similar subject i.e. politeness/ impoliteness strategies used in any
form of interviews.

I am particulary interested in when interviews go ''wrong'' and there are
arguments or conflicts.

Any help that may point me in the right direction of some papers would be
gratefully recieved as I have examined the literature and am struggling to find
LL Issue: 23.1839
Date posted: 11-Apr-2012


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