Thanking and Politeness in Japanese

Balancing Acts in Interaction

Authors: Ohashi, J.

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This book synthesizes previous work on thanking, politeness and Japanese pragmatics and crystallises the theoretical underpinnings of thanking, how it is realized linguistically and the social meaning and significance of this aspect of Japanese communication.

About the authors

Jun Ohashi is a lecturer at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia. His research interests include cross-cultural pragmatics; communicative acts of thanking and their social meaning in Japan and Australia; gendered and generational variation of speech act realization; and cross-cultural investigation of public signs and exhortations. Jun is the author of various articles and book chapters.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Ohashi, Jun

    Pages 1-20

  • Review of Data Elicitation Methods

    Ohashi, Jun

    Pages 21-37

  • Revealing Patterns: Descriptive Empirical Norms (Studies 1 and 2)

    Ohashi, Jun

    Pages 38-76

  • What Japanese Native Speakers Actually Do in Thanking Episodes in Naturally Occurring Telephone Conversations

    Ohashi, Jun

    Pages 77-104

  • Implications of the Studies in Relation to Teaching Japanese Language and Current Debate on Face and Politeness

    Ohashi, Jun

    Pages 105-131

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Thanking and Politeness in Japanese
Book Subtitle
Balancing Acts in Interaction
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-00987-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137009876
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-00986-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-43616-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 227
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