Address Practice As Social Action

European Perspectives

Editors: Norrby, C., Wide, C. (Eds.)

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How we address one another says a great deal about our social relationships and which groups in society we belong to. This edited volume examines address choices in a range of everyday interactions taking place in Dutch, Finnish, Flemish, French, German, Italian and the two national varieties of Swedish, Finland Swedish and Sweden Swedish. 

The chapter 'Introduction: Address as Social Action Across Cultures and Contexts' is oepn access under a CC BY 4.0 license via link.springer.com.

About the authors

Catrin Norrby, Stockholm University in Sweden Camilla Wide, University of Turku, Finland Maicol Formentelli, University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy Maria Fremer, University of Helsinki, Finland John Hajek, University of Melbourne, Australia Johanna Isosävi, University of Turku, Finland Heinz L. Kretzenbacher, University of Melbourne, Australia Hanna Lappalainen, University of Helsinki, Finland Jan Lindström, University of Helsinki, Finland Jenny Nilsson, Institute for Language and Folklore, Gothenburg, Sweden Doris Schüpbach, University of Melbourne, Australia Roel Vismans, University of Sheffield, UK Jane Warren, University of Melbourne, Australia ?

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • OPEN Introduction: Address as Social Action Across Cultures and Contexts

    Norrby, Catrin (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Negotiating Address in a Pluricentric Language: Dutch/Flemish

    Vismans, Roel

    Pages 13-32

  • Communities of Addressing Practice? Address in Internet Forums Based in German-Speaking Countries

    Kretzenbacher, Heinz L. (et al.)

    Pages 33-53

  • At the Cinema: The Swedish ‘du-reform’ in Advertising Films

    Fremer, Maria

    Pages 54-74

  • Address and Interpersonal Relationships in Finland-Swedish and Sweden-Swedish Service Encounters

    Norrby, Catrin (et al.)

    Pages 75-96

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Address Practice As Social Action
Book Subtitle
European Perspectives
Editors
  • C. Norrby
  • C. Wide
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-52992-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137529923
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-52991-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 151
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