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Name: Peter  Backhaus
Institution: Waseda University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Japan   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Specialty: Conversation Analysis
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 2013. You've got sp@m: A textual analysis of Japanese dating nvitation mails. Contemporary Japan 25(1). 1–16.

2010. Multilingualism in Japanese Public Space - Reading the Signs. Japanese Studies,
30 (3), 359-372.

2009. 'Time to get up: Compliance-gaining in a Japanese eldercare facility'
Journal of Asian Pacific Communication 20 (1), 69-89.

2008. 'Politeness in institional elderly care: A cross-cultural comparison' Journal of Politeness Research 5,54-71.

2007. Linguistic Landscapes: A Comparative Study of Urban Multilingualism in Tokyo. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

2007. 'Alphabet ante portas: How English text invades Japanese public space' Visible Language 41 (1), 70-87.

2006. 'Multilingualism in Tokyo: A look into the linguistic landscape' International Journal of Multilingualism 3 (1), 52-66.

2005. 'Signs of multilingualism in Tokyo: A diachronic look at the linguistic landscape' International Journal of the Sociology of Language 175/176, 103-121.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Landscapes
 Communication in Elderly Care
 Communication in Elderly Care
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Landscapes
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics
Intercultural Communication
Dissertation Abstract: Signs of Multilingualism in Tokyo: A linguistic landscape approach
Reviewer of: Soliloquy in Japanese and English (LL Issue 22.2875)
An Introduction to Japanese Linguistics (LL Issue 18.1030)
The Language Hoax (LL Issue 25.4968)

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