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Title: (In)Appropriate Online Behavior
Subtitle: A pragmatic analysis of message board relations
Written By: Jenny Arendholz
URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/pbns.229
Series Title: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 229
Description:

This descriptive and comprehensive study on the discursive struggle over interpersonal relations in online message boards is located at the fascinating interface of pragmatics and computer-mediated discourse – a research area which has so far not attracted much scientific interest. It sets out to shed light on the question how interpersonal relations are established, managed and negotiated in online message boards by giving a valid overview of the entire panoply of interpersonal relations (and their interrelations), including both positively and negatively marked behavior. With the first part of the book providing an in-depth discussion and refinement of the pivotal theoretical positions of both fields of research, students as well as professionals are (re-)acquainted with the subject at hand. Thus supplying a framework for the ensuing case study, the empirical part displays the results of the analysis of 50 threads (ca. 300,000 words) of a popular British message board.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027256348
Prices: U.S. $ 143.00
U.K. £ 80.00
Europe EURO 100.70
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027272379
Prices: U.S. $ 143.00
U.K. £ 80.00
Europe EURO 95.00