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TOC: Pragmatics and Society 12 / 4 (2021)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 03-Dec-2021
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Pragmatics and Society Vol. 12, No. 4 (2021)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Pragmatics and Society
Volume Number: 12
Issue Number: 4
Issue Date: 2021

Main Text:

2021. iv, 191 pp.

Table of Contents


Gratitude communication in academic written acknowledgement: Gender variation
Chihsia Tang
pp. 515–536

Compliments and compliment responses in Egyptian and Saudi Arabic: A variational pragmatic comparison
Dina Abdel Salam El-Dakhs
pp. 537–566

“Boom! You bought them.”: A metalinguistic analysis of Apple infomercials based on Aristotle’s modes of persuasion
Alireza Jalilifar, Soheil Saidian & Said Nazari
pp. 567–590

Motivation and attitudes of Israeli Druze schoolchildren toward L2 Hebrew compared to Modern Standard Arabic
Randa Khair Abbas & Vered Vaknin-Nusbaum
pp. 591–611

(Neo)liberalizing the state – Privatization of core government competencies: A CDA approach
Johannes Scherling
pp. 612–648

Painting the state in the text: A pragmatic analysis of Remi Raji’s A Harvest of Laughters
Ruth Karachi Benson Oji
pp. 649–668

Withholding consent: How citizens resist expert responses by positioning themselves as ‘the ones to be convinced’
Lotte van Burgsteden & Hedwig te Molder
pp. 669–695

Book Reviews:

Istvan Kecskes, English as a Lingua Franca: The Pragmatic Perspective
Reviewed by Yahui Chu & Jing Chen
pp. 696–700

Ruth Page, Beatrix Busse & Nina Nørgaard (eds.), Rethinking Language, Text and Context: Interdisciplinary Research in Stylistics in Honour of Michael Toolan
Reviewed by Huayong Li
pp. 701–705

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

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