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The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication
 Author: Christina Bratt Paulston  Category: Communication  Published: 13 Feb, 2012 Get it on Amazon
Description:

The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication brings together internationally-renowned scholars from a range of fields to survey the theoretical perspectives and applied work, including example analyses, in this burgeoning area of linguistics.

  • Features contributions from  established researchers in sociolinguistics and intercultural discourse
  • Explores the theoretical perspectives underlying work in the field
  • Examines the history of the field, work in cross-cultural communication, and features of discourse
  • Establishes the scope of this interdisciplinary field of study
  • Includes coverage on individual linguistic features, such as indirectness and politeness, as well as sample analyses of IDC exchanges
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