Relational Rituals and Communication: Ritual Interaction in Groups

Relational Rituals and Communication: Ritual Interaction in Groups

by D. Kádár


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230393042
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 06/27/2013
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dániel Z. Kádár is Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Huddersfield, UK. He has been pursuing various areas of research, most importantly, the theorisation of politeness, impoliteness and rituals, as well as intercultural and historical pragmatics. His recent works include Understanding Politeness (with Michael Haugh) and Politeness in East Asia .

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Defining Ritual from a Relational Perspective 3. In-group Ritual in Operation: Two Case Studies 4. Relational Ritual Typology 5. Recognition, Affectivity and Emotivity 6. Destructive Relational Rituals 7. Conclusion

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