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Journal Title: Journal of Pragmatics
Volume/Issue:   44/12
Issue Title: Journal of Pragmatics Special Issue - Theorising Disagreement
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 1. Theorising disagreement
Pages 1549-1553
Jo Angouri, Miriam A. Locher

2. Disagreements, face and politeness
Pages 1554-1564
Maria Sifianou

3. Managing disagreement in problem solving meeting talk
Pages 1565-1579
Jo Angouri

4. Disagreeing without being disagreeable: Negotiating workplace communities as an outsider
Pages 1580-1590
Meredith Marra

5. Ways of communicating emotional stance in online disagreements
Pages 1591-1606
Andreas Langlotz, Miriam A. Locher

6. Disagreements and agreements in personal/diary blogs: A closer look at responsiveness
Pages 1607-1622
Brook Bolander

7. ‘A simple disagreement? A row? Or a massive fall out?’: On the challenges of an analytical task
Pages 1623-1625
Alexandra Georgakopoulou

Regular Papers

8. Truth and proof in a lawyer's story
Pages 1626-1638
Jack Bilmes

9. Visual pragmatic effects of distance representation in bilingual museum catalogue entries of Chinese landscape paintings
Pages 1639-1660
Chengzhi Jiang

10. Rudeness as a discursive strategy in leadership discourse: Culture, power and gender in a Hong Kong workplace
Pages 1661-1679
Hans J. Ladegaard

11. Developmental evidence against the theoretical distinction between Horn and pragmatic scales
Pages 1680-1700
Anna Verbuk

12. Forms and functions of SMS messages: A study of variations in a corpus written by adolescents
Pages 1701-1715
Josie Bernicot, Olga Volckaert-Legrier, Antonine Goumi, Alain Bert-Erboul

Book Review

13. Pragmatics and Prosody in English Language Teaching: Jesús Romero-Trillo, Ed., Springer, Dordrecht, 2012, 249 pp., ISBN: 978-94-007-3882-9, USD 139.00 (hardcover)Pages 1716-1719
Camilla Vásquez, Erhan Aslan

For more information about this Special Issue please visit:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03782166/44/12

For more information about the Journal of Pragmatics please visit:

http://www.elsevier.com/locate/pragma
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): English
 
LL Issue: 23.3868