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Interpersonal pragmatics and workplace interaction

Angouri, Jo and Locher, Miriam A.. (2017) Interpersonal pragmatics and workplace interaction. In: Linguist at Work: Festschrift for Janet Holmes. Wellington, pp. 217-236.

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Abstract

This paper explores the connection between interpersonal pragmatics and linguistic research on language in the workplace, including consideration of the role that Janet Holmes (and the LWP team) has played within the field. We provide a critique of relevant literature and illustrate the issues we raise with data from meeting talk. We foreground the importance of interpersonal aspects of workplace communication and discuss the theoretical and methodological affordances of frameworks that have been dominant in the field. We close the paper with reflecting on the current state of the art and ways forward for researching language at work.
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften > Fachbereich Englische Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft > English Linguistics (Locher)
UniBasel Contributors:Locher, Miriam A.
Item Type:Book Section, refereed
Book Section Subtype:Further Contribution in a Book
Publisher:Victoria University Press
ISBN:978-1-77656-172-8
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Book item
Language:English
Last Modified:04 May 2018 16:10
Deposited On:23 Nov 2017 13:30

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