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Politeness in Europe

Stewart, M.M. (2005) Politeness in Europe. Multilingual Matters. ISBN 9781853597381

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Abstract

Politeness as practised across 22 European societies, firmly set within critical debates developed since the 1980s, is here presented in ways related to concrete situations in which language-users interact with one another to achieve their goals. Areas covered include types of politeness, forms of address, negotiation and "small-talk" in various contexts.