Interacting with conflicting goals: impoliteness in hostile cross-examination

Taylor, Charlotte (2010) Interacting with conflicting goals: impoliteness in hostile cross-examination. In: Morley, John and Bayley, Paul (eds.) Corpus assisted discourse studies on the Iraq war: wording the war. Routledge advances in corpus linguistics . Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415852951

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This chapter uses the corpus-assisted discourse studies approach to analyse the Hutton Inquiry from the theoretical perspective of (im)politeness. As with many instances of institutional discourse, in hostile examination it cannot be assumed that conversational norms apply, nor that participants are involved in cooperative facework, and therefore this chapter aims to contribute to the growing body of work on impoliteness in institutional(ized) situations of conflict.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Subjects: P Language and Literature
Depositing User: Charlotte Taylor
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2013 11:59
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