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Communication Accommodation Theory

Edited by Howard Giles

Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.


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Title: Discourse, Communication & Tourism
Edited By: Adam Jaworski
Annette Pritchard
Description:

For the first time ever, this book brings together an explicit linkage
between empirical and theoretical perspectives on tourism and discourse. A
broad social semiotic approach is adopted to analyze a range of spoken,
written and visual texts providing a unique resource for researching and
teaching tourism in the context of communication studies. Some of the key
concepts explored in its chapters include space, representation, the
tourist experience, identity, performance and authenticity, and the
contributors are key sociologists of tourism as well as discourse analysts
and sociolinguists.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1845410203
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
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U.K. £ 44.95
Canada $ 99.95