Japanese at Work, (PDF) empirically explores how different linguistic resources are employed to achieve appropriate workplace role inhabitance and to attain work-oriented communicative ends in a range of workplaces in Japan. Suitable role inhabitance is seen to include considerations of gender and interpersonal familiarity, together with speaker orientation to normative structures for marking politeness and power. This exclusively researched edited collection will appeal to scholars of workplace discourse and Japanese sociolinguistics, and also Japanese language instructors and adult learners of Japanese. It is sure to make a key contribution to the cross-linguistic/cultural study of workplace discourse in the globalized background of the twenty-first century.
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