Über den Autor
Scott F. Kiesling is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh. His work includes areas such as language and masculinities, sociolinguistic variation, discourse analysis, ethnicity in Australian English, and Pittsburgh English. His publications include Linguistic Variation and Change (2011) and Intercultural Discourse and Communication: The Essential Readings (Wiley-Blackwell 2005, co-edited with Christina Bratt Paulston). He is probably best known for his article "Dude" (2004), which appeared in the journal American Speech.rnChristina Bratt Paulston is Professor Emerita of Linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh. She served as chair of the department from 1974 to 1989 and as director of the English Language Institute from 1969 to 1998. Her numerous publications include Intercultural Discourse and Communication: The Essential Readings (Wiley-Blackwell 2005, co-edited with Scott F. Kiesling), Sociolinguistics: The Essential Readings (Blackwell 2003, co-edited with G. Richard Tucker), and Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Bilingual Education (1992).rnElizabeth S. Rangel is the Research Associate at Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC), a Cognitive Science Research Institute at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research on early elementary language learners has focused on native language phonological interference in the reading acquisition process. Her most recent publications include chapters in the third edition of the International Encyclopedia of Education (2010), and Innovative Learning Environments from the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (2010).
Notes on Contributors viirnPreface xvrnIntroduction xviirnPart I Background 1rn1 Intercultural Communication: An Overview 3nIngrid Pillerrn2 Perspectives on Intercultural Discourse and Communication 19nLeila Monaghanrn3 Cultures and Languages in Contact: Towards a Typology 37nJohn EdwardsrnPart II Theoretical Perspectives 61rn4 Interactional Sociolinguistics: Perspectives on Intercultural Communication 63nJohn J. Gumperz and Jenny Cook-Gumperzrn5 Ethnography of Speaking 77nScott F. Kieslingrn6 Critical Approaches to Intercultural Discourse and Communication 90nRyuko Kubotarn7 Postmodernism and Intercultural Discourse: World Englishes 110nSuresh CanagarajahrnPart III Interactional Discourse Features 133rn8 Turn-Taking and Intercultural Discourse and Communication 135nDeborah Tannenrn9 Silence 158nIkuko Nakanern10 Indirectness 180nMichael Lempertrn11 Politeness in Intercultural Discourse and Communication 205nJanet HolmesrnPart IV Intercultural Discourse Sites 229rn12 Anglo-Arab Intercultural Communication 231nEirlys E. Davies and Abdelali Bentahilarn13 Japan/Anglo-American Cross-Cultural Communication 252nSteven Brown, Brenda Hayashi, and Kikue Yamamotorn14 "Those Venezuelans are so easy-going!" National Stereotypes and Self-Representations in Discourse about the Other 272nLars Fantrn15 "Face," Stereotyping, and Claims of Power: The Greeks and Turks in Interaction 292nMaria Sifianou and Ar1n Bayraktarolurn16 Intercultural Communication and Vocational Language Learning in South Africa: Law and Healthcare 313nRussell H. Kaschula and Pamela Masekorn17 Indigenous-Mestizo Interaction in Mexico 337nRocío FuentesrnPart V Interactional Domains 365rn18 Translation and Intercultural Communication: Bridges and Barriers 367nEirlys E. Daviesrn19 Cultural Differences in Business Communication 389nJohn Hookerrn20 Intercultural Communication in the Law 408nDiana Eadesrn21 Medicine 430nClaudia V. Angelellirn22 Intercultural Discourse and Communication in Education 449nAmanda J. Godleyrn23 Religion as a Domain of Intercultural Discourse 482nJonathan M. WattrnIndex 496
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