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Author Tanaka, Lidia.

Title Gender, language and culture : a study of Japanese television interview discourse / Lidia Tanaka
Published Philadelphia, PA : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 229 pages)
Series Studies in language companion series, 0165-7763 ; v. 69
Studies in language companion series ; v. 69
Contents Gender, Language and Culture; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Contents; List of abbreviations and conventions; List of data transcription conventions; Romanization of Japanese: Hepburn system; List of tables; List of figures; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 The television interview genre; 3 Turntaking; 4 Gender, age and status diŸerences in the interview; 5 Aizuchi in the interview; 6 Aizuchi tokens and asymmetry; 7 Conclusion; References; Appendix 1 Tables; Appendix II Aizuchi frequency; Index; The STUDIES IN LANGUAGE COMPANION SERIES
Summary This book analyzes the relationship between gender, age and role in Japanese television interviews. It covers a wide range of topics on Japanese communication; cultural and gender variables are interwoven in the interpretation of the findings. The study shows how participants interact through language and how they project their identities in the context of the interview. Based on a qualitative analysis, speech in mixed and same gender interactions is analysed, turntaking, terms of address and aizuchi (listener's responses) are examined. The findings reveal interesting characteristics of all-fe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Communication -- Sex differences.
Conversation analysis -- Social aspects -- Japan.
Interviewing in mass media -- Japan.
Japanese language -- Discourse analysis.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9027295700 (electronic bk.)
9789027295705 (electronic bk.)